Gran Tierra Energy

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Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
Traded as TSXGTE
Founded Calgary, Alberta, Canada (6 June 2005 (2005-06-06))

Gran Tierra Energy is an energy company founded by Dana Coffield, Max Wei, James Hart and Rafael Orunesu on 6 June 2005. On 29 December 2010, it has a market capitalization of US$838 Million.[1] The company, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada,[2] focuses on oil and gas exploration, development and production,[3] particularly in South America.[4] The company announced its intentions to merge with Solana Resources on 29 July 2008.[5]


In 2011, the company acquired Petrolifera Petroleum, a Canadian oil and gas company engaged in exploration and production activity in South America.[6]


  1. ^ "Gran Tierra Energy, Inc - GTE". American Stock Exchange. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "UPDATE 1-Gran Tierra Energy posts Q3 loss". Reuters. 6 November 2009. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE)". Reuters. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Jordan, Amanda (14 July 2009). "Gran Tierra Says It's Not Interested in Emerald Energy Bid". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Solana Resources to merge with Gran Tierra Energy in all-share deal". Forbes. 29 July 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "5 ways to achieve investing nirvana". Financial Post. 21 November 2014. 

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