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TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces Annual Meeting Voting Results and Election of Directors and Updated Company Presentation

HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:TNP) (NYSE-MKT:TAT) (the "Company" or "TransAtlantic") today announced that 32,774,137 shares (80.35% of the Company's issued and outstanding shares) were represented at the Annual meeting of Shareholders held on June 10, 2015 (the "Meeting") and all of the resolutions were duly passed. Specifically, all of the seven Director nominees proposed in the Company's management information circular, dated April 27, 2015, were elected as Directors of the Company. The voting results for each nominee are set out below:

Votes For Votes Withheld
Nominee Number Percentage Number Percentage
N. Malone Mitchell 3rd 22,231,317 99.13% 108,382 0.48%
Bob G. Alexander 22,163,676 98.53% 118,527 0.53%
Brian E. Bayley 20,375,986 90.86% 403,293 1.80%
Charles J. Campise 22,231,542 99.13% 118,523 0.53%
Marlan W. Downey 22,232,248 99.14% 117,553 0.52%
Gregory K. Renwick 22,231,558 99.13% 119,707 0.53%
Mel G. Riggs 21,928,348 97.78% 119,207 0.53%

Company Presentation

An updated presentation has been posted and is available through the Company's website at www.TransAtlanticPetroleum.com. To access the presentation and audio, click on "Investors," select "Events & Presentations," and click on "Listen to webcast" under the event listing.

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, Albania and Bulgaria.

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

CONTACT: Lizzy Chesnut Investor Relations (214) 265-4716 Wil Saqueton VP & CFO (214) 220-4323 TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. 16803 Dallas Parkway Addison, Texas 75001 http://www.transatlanticpetroleum.com

Source:TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.