CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT PETROLEUM ENGINEERS AND GEOLOGISTS
As independent consultants, Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. hereby consents to the incorporation by reference in the Annual Report on Form 10-K of W&T Offshore, Inc. to be filed on or about March 4, 2011, of information from our reserve report with respect to the reserves of W&T Offshore, Inc. dated January 27, 2011, and entitled Estimate of Reserves and Future Revenue to the W&T Offshore, Inc. Interest in Certain Oil and Gas Properties Located in State Waters Offshore Louisiana and Texas and Federal Waters in the Gulf of Mexico as of December 31, 2010, and to the use of our reports on reserves and the incorporation of the reports on reserves for the years ended 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. We further consent to the incorporation by reference of information contained in our reports dated January 27, 2011 in the Registration Statement (Form S-3 No. 333-157793) of W&T Offshore, Inc. and in the related Prospectuses and the Registration Statement (Form S-8 No. 333-159005) pertaining to the W&T Offshore, Inc. Long-Term Compensation Plan and the Registration Statement (Form S-8 No. 333-126252) pertaining to the W&T Offshore, Inc. Directors Compensation Plan. . We also consent to W&Ts use of the phrase independent petroleum consultant as referencing Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc.
|NETHERLAND, SEWELL & ASSOCIATES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ C.H. (SCOTT) REES III, P.E.|
C.H. (Scott) Rees III, P.E.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
February 28, 2011