Bloomberg Law
Aug. 10, 2022, 11:55 PM

Driller W&T Opens Internal Probe After Whistle-Blower Letter (2)

Rachel Butt
Rachel Butt
Bloomberg News

W&T Offshore Inc has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom to conduct an internal investigation of management’s close relationship with information-technology vendor AAIT, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

The offshore driller began the probe after receiving a whistle-blower letter on the matter, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the details are private.

Last month, W&T’s newly hired chief information officer and general counsel collected laptops and information for the investigation, the people said. Some employees received an email seeking all materials on services and policies tied to IT, the people said.

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