CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TransGlobe Energy Corporation (AIM & TSX:  “TGL” & NASDAQ:  “TGA”) (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) announces that it was notified on December 4, 2018 that on the same day David Cook acquired common shares as follows:

PDMRNumber of
Common Shares
Acquired
Price
($USD)
Number of Common
Shares held following the
transaction
% of Company's
issued share capital
held
David Cook17,500$2.119749,7890.07%

Notification of a Transaction pursuant to Article 19(3) of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014

1Details of PDMR
a)NameDavid Cook
2Reason for the notification 
a)Position / statusDirector
b)Initial notification / amendmentInitial notification
3Details of the issuer 
a)NameTransGlobe Energy Corporation
b)Legal Entity Identifier549300QMNS6BDY8UUB03
4Details of the transaction(s) 
a)Description of the financial instrumentCommon Shares
b)Identification codeISIN for TransGlobe Energy Corporation Ordinary Shares: CA8936621066
c)Nature of the transactionAcquisition of Shares
d)Price(s) and volume(s)Price ($USD) Volume 
  $2.119717,500 
e)Aggregated information - 
 Aggregated volume -17,500 common shares
 Aggregated price$2.1197 USD per share
f)Date of the transactionDecember 4, 2018
g)Place of the transactionNasdaq

About TransGlobe

TransGlobe Energy Corporation is a cash flow focused oil and gas exploration and development company whose current activities are concentrated in the Arab Republic of Egypt and Canada. TransGlobe’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TGL and on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol TGA.

For further information, please contact:   
    
Investor Relations
Telephone: 403.264.9888
Email: investor.relations@trans-globe.com
Web site:  http://www.trans-globe.com
  Via FTI Consulting 
    
TransGlobe Energy www.trans-globe.com 
Ross Clarkson, Chief Executive Officer   
Randy Neely, President   
Eddie Ok, Chief Financial Officer   
    
Canaccord Genuity  (Nomad & Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7523 8000 
Henry Fitzgerald-O'Connor   
James Asensio   
    
GMP First Energy (Joint Broker) +44(0)207 448 0200 
Jonathan Wright   
    
FTI Consulting (Financial PR) +44 (0) 203 727 1000 
Ben Brewerton   
Genevieve Ryan transglobeenergy@fticonsulting.com  
    

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