Gran Tierra Energy to List on the Toronto Stock Exchange Under the Symbol 'GTE'

    CALGARY, Canada, Feb. 15 /CNW/ -- Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin
Board: GTRE), a company focused on oil exploration and production in South
America, today announced that its application has been granted for the
original listing of its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX").
The common shares of Gran Tierra Energy will be listed and posted for trading
under the symbol "GTE" on Tuesday, February 19, 2008.
    "A listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange represents a significant
milestone for Gran Tierra Energy, our shareholders, and our employees. We take
great pride in this accomplishment which is one more step in the building of a
solid foundation upon which we can continue to grow our business", commented
Dana Coffield, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gran Tierra Energy.
"We expect this listing will provide the opportunity to create greater
visibility for "GTE," broaden our investor base, and potentially create
additional liquidity for our shareholders. In the United States, the company's
shares will continue to trade on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol
    About Gran Tierra Energy, Inc.:
    Gran Tierra Energy Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and
production company, headquartered in Calgary, Canada, incorporated and traded
in the United States and operating in South America. Gran Tierra Energy holds
interests in producing and prospective properties in Argentina, Colombia and
Peru. The company's strategy is focused on establishing a portfolio of
drilling opportunities to exploit undeveloped reserves to grow production, as
well as undertaking exploration to grow future reserves. Additional
information concerning Gran Tierra Energy is available at
Investor inquiries may be directed to or 1-800-916-GTRE

For further information:

For further information: Dana Coffield, President & Chief Executive 
Officer, Gran Tierra Energy Inc, +1-800-916-4873,; Al 
Palombo, Investor Relations, Cameron Associates, +1-212-245-8800 Ext. 209,, for Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Web Site:

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