W&T Offshore Names Jaime Vazquez as President

W&T Offshore, Inc. has announced the appointment of Jamie L. Vazquez as President of the Company. Tracy W. Krohn previously held the position and he continues to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Vazquez joined the Company in 1998 and was most recently Vice President, Land, a position she has held since 2003. Prior to joining us, Vazquez was with CNG Producing Company for 17 years lastly serving as Manager, Land/Business Development Gulf of Mexico with prior experience as Onshore Land Manager and Senior Landman-Mid-Continent Region. Vazquez received a B.S. in Management from University of Tulsa in 1984.

"I am very happy to announce Jamie's appointment. She brings us a wealth of industry experience and expert knowledge of our Company. She is a talented individual and we look forward to utilizing her unique skills," said Tracy W. Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

"As the Company enters its next growth phase, my continued focus on increasing shareholder value, along with Ms. Vazquez's expertise, will ensure our competitive position in the industry. I am pleased that the Board of Directors accepted my recommendation of Ms. Vazquez as President, a position I have previously held."