TransGlobe Energy Corporation Reports Voting Results of Election of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - TransGlobe Energy Corporation (TSX:TGL) (NASDAQ:TGA) announces that, at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on May 8, 2013, each of the seven nominees proposed as a director and listed in its management proxy circular dated March 25, 2013 were elected as directors. The results of the voting for each nominee are as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Number % Number %
Robert G. Jennings 36,055,143 87.62 5,095,174 12.38
Ross G. Clarkson 41,020,500 99.68 129,817 0.32
Lloyd W. Herrick 38,688,681 94.02 2,461,636 5.98
Geoffrey C. Chase 41,023,137 99.69 127,180 0.31
Fred J. Dyment 38,083,934 92.55 3,066,383 7.45
Gary S. Guidry 38,333,036 93.15 2,817,281 6.85
Erwin L. Noyes 36,040,196 87.58 5,110,121 12.42

About TransGlobe Energy Corporation

TransGlobe Energy Corporation is a Calgary-based, growth-oriented oil and gas exploration and development company focused on the Middle East/North Africa region with production operations in the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Yemen. TransGlobe Energy Corporation's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TGL and on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol TGA.

TransGlobe Energy Corporation
Scott Koyich
Investor Relations
(403) 264-9888

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