W&T Offshore Waves Goodbye to VP

W&T Offshore announced the resignation of W. Reid Lea from his position as the Company's Executive Vice President and Manager of Corporate Development. Mr. Lea, whose resignation is effective July 2, 2010, is leaving to pursue other business opportunities. As part of the resignation, Mr. Lea has agreed to serve as a consultant for the Company for a period of ten months to assist the Company with transition matters. The Company also announced that it is currently recruiting and evaluating potential individuals to succeed Mr. Lea.

Tracy W. Krohn, the Company's Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank Reid for his contributions to the Company. We appreciate his agreement to stay on as a consultant to ensure a smooth transition and wish him well in his future endeavors."