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): January 3, 2013
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 8.01||Other Events.|
On January 3, 2013, W&T Offshore Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana accepted the previously announced agreement between the United States Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana and the Company, resolving environmental violations related to the Companys Ewing Banks 910 oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
(d) Exhibit. The following exhibit is filed as part of this report:
|99.1||Press release dated January 3, 2013.|
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: January 8, 2013||By:||/s/ John D. Gibbons|
|John D. Gibbons|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer|