TRANSATLANTIC PETROLEUM LTD. (TSE:TNP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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TRANSATLANTIC PETROLEUM LTD. (TSE:TNP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On January 5, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (the “Company”) appointed Fabian Anda, age 46, as principal accounting and financial officer and vice president of finance, effective immediately. Mr. Anda has served as interim principal accounting and financial officer and vice president of finance at the Company since October 2016 and as director of finance and accounting at the Company since October 2011. Mr. Anda previously served as a finance director at ConocoPhillips, where he worked for ten years in positions of increasing responsibility in the Houston, Texas location. Mr. Anda earned a B.B.A in Finance and an MBA in International Finance from the University of St. Thomas at Houston.

There is no arrangement or understanding with any executive officer of the Company to which Mr. Anda was appointed as principal accounting and financial officer and vice president of finance.Mr. Anda has no family relationship with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers.There are no transactions or relationships between the Company and Mr. Anda that are reportable under Item 404(a).


About TRANSATLANTIC PETROLEUM LTD. (TSE:TNP)

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. is a holding company. The Company is an international oil and natural gas company engaged in acquisition, exploration, development and production. Its segments include Turkey and Bulgaria. The Company holds interests in approximately 880,000 and 567,000 net acres of developed and undeveloped oil and natural gas properties in Turkey and Bulgaria, respectively. The Company holds interests in over 20 onshore and offshore exploration licenses and approximately 25 onshore production leases covering a total of over 1.4 million gross acres in Turkey. All of its oil production is concentrated in southeastern Turkey, primarily in the Arpatepe, Bahar, Goksu and Selmo oil fields, and its natural gas production is concentrated in the Thrace Basin, which is located in northwestern Turkey near Istanbul. The Company holds interests in an onshore exploration license and an onshore production concession covering a total of approximately 567,110 acres in Bulgaria.

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