Gran Tierra Energy Announces Successful Oil Flow Tests in Colombia and Argentina

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE.TO) provided updates for its exploration and operation activities in Colombia, Argentina, Peru and Brazil.

"Gran Tierra Energy has confirmed additional resource potential with successful oil flow testing of the Moqueta-7 appraisal well at the Moqueta oil discovery in Colombia, which we are continuing to evaluate with the recently drilled Moqueta-8 appraisal well. We have yet to define the boundaries of the growing field, and are currently planning the next three wells to continue the appraisal program in the first half of 2013." said Dana Coffield, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gran Tierra Energy. "In addition, Gran Tierra Energy has successfully completed its first multi-stage fracture stimulated horizontal well. This successful application of technology to a new tight reservoir in Argentina has delivered outstanding results, and the experience from this well will serve us well as we expand the application of this technology to our drilling program in Brazil."

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