SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 12, 2012
W&T Offshore, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
Nine Greenway Plaza, Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77046
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On October 12, 2012, W&T Offshore, Inc. (the Company) executed the Second Amendment to the Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, among the Company, as borrower, Toronto Dominion (Texas) LLC, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto (the Amendment and, together with the Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, as amended, the Credit Agreement) which, among other things, allows for the issuance by the Company of additional senior unsecured indebtedness. Following the Amendment, the Company may issue additional senior unsecured indebtedness; however, the borrowing base under the Credit Agreement will be automatically and simultaneously reduced by $0.25 for every $1.00 increase in unsecured indebtedness in excess of the principal amount of the Companys Existing Senior Notes (as such term is defined in the Credit Agreement) until such time as the borrowing base has been redetermined or otherwise adjusted pursuant to the Credit Agreement. The Amendment became effective October 12, 2012. All other terms of the agreement remain substantially the same following the Amendment, including the termination date of May 5, 2015, interest rates spreads and covenants.
The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1.
|Item 2.03||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
The information set forth under Item 1.01 above is incorporated into this Item 2.03 by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit 10.1||Second Amendment to the Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated effective as of October 12, 2012, by and among W&T Offshore, Inc, Toronto Dominion (Texas) LLC as agent and various lenders party thereto.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
W&T OFFSHORE, INC.
|Dated: October 17, 2012||By:||/s/ John D. Gibbons|
|John D. Gibbons|
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
and Chief Accounting Officer