GeoPetro Resources Company Launches New Website



    SAN FRANCISCO, September 5 /CNW/ - GeoPetro Resources Company ("GeoPetro"
or the "Company") (AMEX:  GPR) (TSX:GEP.S) announced today the launch of its
newly rebuilt website, www.geopetro.com.

    "As a publicly traded company, we realize the role an informative website
plays in providing important and timely information to GeoPetro shareholders
and potential investors, as well as other members of the investment community
and the energy industry," stated Stuart J. Doshi, GeoPetro Chairman, President
and CEO. "We look forward to periodically updating the site with developments
on our progress."

    At www.geopetro.com, visitors will be able to access extensive corporate
background information including recent Company news and events, property
descriptions, picture galleries, stock data, SEC filings and other corporate
information. Visitors to the website will also be able subscribe to the
Company's email alerts.

    About GeoPetro Resources Company

    GeoPetro is an independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in
San Francisco, California. GeoPetro currently has projects in the United
States, Canada and Indonesia. GeoPetro has developed a producing property in
its Madisonville Project in Texas and is conducting a drilling program in East
Kalimantan, Indonesia. Elsewhere, GeoPetro has assembled a geographically
diversified portfolio of exploratory and appraisal prospects.

    Cautionary Statements

    This news release contains forward-looking information. Statements
contained in this news release relating to future results, events and
expectations are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A
of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties, scheduling, re-scheduling and other
factors which may cause the actual results, performance, schedules or
achievements of the Company, or industry results, to be materially different
from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by
such statements. Such factors include, among others, those described in the
Company's Annual Report on Form 10K on file with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission.

    No stock exchange or regulatory authority has approved or disapproved of
the information contained herein. GeoPetro's common shares which trade on the
Toronto Stock Exchange contain the ".S" suffix in the trading symbol
indicating that the common shares are subject to trading restrictions imposed
pursuant to Regulation S under the 1933 Act. In particular, the common shares
which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange may not, for a period of two years
from the date of issuance, be offered or sold to persons in the United States
or U.S. persons except in transactions exempt from registration under the 1933
Act. Hedging transactions involving the common shares must not be conducted
unless in accordance with the 1933 Act.




For further information:

For further information: GeoPetro Resources Company Stuart J. Doshi,
President & CEO, 415-398-8186 sdoshi@geopetro.com www.geopetro.com

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