HOUSTON, March 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) (“W&T” or the “Company”) today announced the promotion of William J. Williford to Executive Vice President and chief operating officer.
Tracy W. Krohn, President and CEO of W&T, said, “William has been instrumental in the success of W&T during his 16 years with the company. His leadership and knowledge have been invaluable, and we look forward to his continued contribution in this enhanced role. »
William J. Williford joined W&T in June 2006 and most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Gulf of Mexico. Since joining the company, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including Reservoir Engineer, Exploration Project Manager, General Manager Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, and General Manager Gulf of Mexico Shelf and Deepwater. Mr. Williford has over 20 years of technical experience in the oil and gas industry with major independents in the Gulf of Mexico and in the domestic market. Prior to joining W&T, Mr. Williford held reservoir, production and operations positions at Kerr-McGee and Oryx Energy. Mr. Williford earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University.
About W&T Offshore
W&T Offshore, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas producer with offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico and has grown through acquisitions, exploration and development. As of December 31, 2021, the Company held working interests in 43 fields in federal and state waters and had approximately 606,000 gross acres under lease, including approximately 419,000 gross acres on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and approximately 187,000 gross acres in the Gulf of Mexico. deep waters. The majority of the Company’s daily production comes from the wells it operates. For more information about W&T, please visit the company’s website at www.wtoffshore.com.
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