W & T Offshore, Inc. has acquired from Vastar Resources, Inc. all of Vastar's interest in eight producing leases located in the High Island, South Timbalier and Main Pass Areas of the Gulf of Mexico. This will add 24 million cubic feet of gas and 700 barrels of oil per day to W & T Offshore's existing production. W & T Offshore, Inc. will continue to grow the company through acquisitions and exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and Onshore Gulf Coast. W & T Offshore, Inc. is a privately held exploration and production company with offices in Houston, Texas and Metairie, Louisiana.