POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR EXECUTING FORMS 3, FORMS 4, FORMS 5,
FORM 144 AND SCHEDULE 13D AND 13G
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Jonathan Curth with full power of substitution as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
|1.||Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer or director or both of W&T Offshore, Inc. (the "Company") (a) any Form 3, Form 4 and Form 5 (including amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), (b) Form 144 and (c) Schedule 13D and Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) in accordance with Sections 13(d) and 13(g) of the Exchange Act, but only to the extent each form or schedule relates to the undersigned's beneficial ownership of securities of the Company;|
|2.||Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) and timely file such forms or schedules with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any stock exchange or quotation system, self-regulatory association or any other authority, including without limitation the filing of a Form ID or any other documents necessary or appropriate to enable the undersigned to file the Forms 3, 4 and 5 electronically with the SEC; and|
|3.||Take any other action in connection with the foregoing that, in the opinion of the attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required of the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by the attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in the form and shall contain the terms and conditions as the attorney-in-fact may approve in the attorney-in-fact's discretion.|
The undersigned hereby grants to the attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that the attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers granted herein.
The undersigned acknowledges that the attorney-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request and on the behalf of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with, or any liability for the failure to comply with, any provision of Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
The undersigned agrees that the attorney-in-fact may rely entirely on information furnished orally or in writing by or at the direction of the undersigned to the attorney-in-fact. The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and the attorney-in-fact against any losses, claims, damages or liabilities (or actions in these respects) that arise out of, or are based upon, any untrue statements or omissions of necessary facts in the information provided by, or at the direction of, the undersigned, or upon the lack of timeliness in the delivery of information by, or at the direction of, the undersigned, to the attorney-in fact for purposes of executing, acknowledging, delivering or filing a Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G (including any amendments, corrections, supplements or other changes thereto) with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, and agrees to reimburse the Company and the attorney-in-fact on demand for any legal or other expenses reasonably incurred in connection with investigating or defending against any such loss, claim, damage, liability or action.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, Form 144, Schedule 13D and Schedule 13G (including any amendments, corrections, supplements or other changes thereto) with respect to the undersigned's holdings of, and transactions in, securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the attorney-in-fact. This Power of Attorney does not revoke any other power of attorney that the undersigned has previously granted.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of the date Written below.
|/s/ William J. Williford|
|Willian J. Williford|
|December 14, 2022|