TransAtlantic Petroleum Begins Trading on NYSE Amex

TransAtlantic Petroleum will begin trading today on the NYSE Amex under the ticker symbol "TAT." Prior to this, the Company's common shares were traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol "TATPF."

Matt McCann, the Company's CEO, commented, "We are pleased to move onto the NYSE Amex, where we believe our investors will enjoy greater liquidity. The Company will continue to trade its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange as well."

"We welcome TransAtlantic Petroleum to NYSE Amex," said Scott R. Cutler, Head of Listings, Americas, NYSE Euronext. "TransAtlantic Petroleum is a welcome addition to our roster of leading energy companies. The company and its shareholders will benefit from this move, and we look forward to a strong and lasting partnership."