TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces Quarterly Earnings Call

TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces Quarterly Earnings Call

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TransAtlantic Petroleum
Ltd. (TSX:TNP) (NYSE-MKT:TAT) (the "Company" or "TransAtlantic") today
announced that it expects to issue its earnings release for the second quarter
of 2013 after the market closes on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

The Company will host a live webcast and conference call on Thursday, August
8, 2013 at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30 a.m. Eastern) to discuss second quarter
2013 financial results and provide an operations update. Investors who would
like to participate in the conference call should dial (877) 878-2762 or (678)
809-1005 approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and ask
for the TransAtlantic conference call. The conference ID is 22972280.

An enhanced live webcast of the conference call and replay will be available
through the Company's website at www.transatlanticpetroleum.com. To access the
webcast and replay, click on "Investors," select "Events & Presentations," and
click on "Listen to webcast" under the event listing. The webcast requires
Microsoft Windows Media Player or RealOne Player.

A telephonic replay of the call will be available through August 15, 2013 and
may be accessed by dialing (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406. The conference ID
is 22972280.

About TransAtlantic

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. is an international oil and natural gas company
engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and
natural gas. The Company holds interests in developed and undeveloped
properties in Turkey and Bulgaria.

(NO STOCK EXCHANGE, SECURITIES COMMISSION OR OTHER REGULATORY AUTHORITY HAS
APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN.)

CONTACT: Taylor Miele
         Director of Investor Relations
         (214) 265-4746
        
         Wil Saqueton
         Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
         (214) 220-4323
        
         TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
         16803 Dallas Parkway
         Addison, Texas 75001
         http://www.transatlanticpetroleum.com

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