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W&T OFFSHORE INC filed this Form 10-Q on 05/04/2017
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Exhibit 10.1


Executive Annual Incentive Award Agreement

For Fiscal Year 2017

This potential Annual Incentive Award (the “Award”) is granted on March 30, 2017 (the “Award Date”), by W&T Offshore, Inc., a Texas corporation (the “Company”) to the executive whose name appears in the footer below (“Awardee” or “you”).

WHEREAS, the Company in order to induce you to enter into and to continue to dedicate service to the Company and to materially contribute to the success of the Company agrees to grant you this Award; and

WHEREAS, this Award is granted to you pursuant to the W&T Offshore, Inc. Amended and Restated Incentive Compensation Plan, as may be amended from time to time (the “Plan”), and the following terms and conditions of this agreement (the “Agreement”) for the Company’s 2017 fiscal year.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of and mutual covenants set forth herein and for other valuable consideration hereinafter set forth, the Award is hereby granted on the following terms and conditions:

1.Terms and Conditions.  The Award is subject to all the terms and conditions of the Plan.  All capitalized terms not defined in this Agreement shall have the meaning stated in the Plan.  If there is any inconsistency between the terms of this Agreement and the terms of the Plan, the terms of the Plan shall control unless this Agreement expressly states that an exception to the Plan is being made.

2.Definitions.  For purposes of this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings stated below.

(a)Base Salary” means the base salary you received as an employee during the Performance Period, (i) including any amounts deferred pursuant to an election under any 401(k) plan, pre-tax premium plan, deferred compensation plan, or flexible spending account sponsored by the Company or any Subsidiary, and any overtime paid to you as an offshore employee required by your standard work schedule, but (ii)  excluding any incentive compensation, employee benefit, or other benefit paid or provided under any incentive, bonus or employee benefit plan sponsored by the Company or any Subsidiary, all overtime paid other than as specified in (i) above and/or any excellence award, gains upon stock option exercises, restricted stock grants or vesting, moving or travel expense reimbursement, sign on bonus, imputed income, or tax gross-ups, without regard to whether the payment or gain is taxable income to you.

(b)Disability” means your permanent disability as defined in your Individual Agreement.  In the event that there is no existing written Individual Agreement between you and the Company or if any such agreement does not define Disability, the term “Disability” shall mean: (i) a physical or mental impairment of sufficient severity that, in the opinion of the


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