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Mar 09,2010

Announces 2009 Earnings Conference Call and Edirne Operations Update

Announces 2009 Earnings Conference Call and Edirne Operations UpdateTransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:TNP) (AMEX:TAT) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern, 7:30 a.m. Central. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss results for the Company's fiscal year ended December 31, 2009. The call will be open to the public. Instructions to access the call are located at the end of this announcement.

The Company announced today that in February it completed construction of the Edirne gas gathering system in northwestern Turkey. Before gas sales commence from the Edirne field, BOTAS, the state-owned pipeline and trading company in Turkey, must conduct a hot tap on its 14-inch main line to create the delivery point for the Company's gas. The Company is retrofitting a component to accommodate the hot tap and expects to complete the installation near the end of March with gas sales commencing shortly thereafter.

To access the conference call pertaining to the Company's fiscal year end, please contact the conference call operator at 877-878-2762, or 678-809-1005 for international calls, approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time, and ask for the TransAtlantic conference call. The pass code is 61787381. A replay will be available until 12:00 a.m. Eastern on March 25, 2010. The number for the replay is 800-642-1687, or 706-645-9291 for international calls, and the pass code is 61787381.

An enhanced webcast of the conference call and replay will be provided by and will be available through TransAtlantic's web site. To access the conference call and replay, click on "Investors," select "Events," and click on "Webcast" found below the event listing. The webcast requires Microsoft Windows Media Player or RealOne Player. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, please contact via phone at 800-990-6397 or email at