NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY Marketwire



FOR: TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL:
 TGL
NASDAQ SYMBOL:
 TGA

Toronto Stock Exchange - TransGlobe Energy Corporation - Trade Resumption

Feb 07, 2002 - 11 54 ET

/T/
                  MARKET SURVEILLANCE DIVISION
                        MARKET REGULATION

The following issue(s) will resume trading today:

Company             TransGlobe Energy Corporation

TSE Symbol          TGL

Resumption Time     12:15



/T/



-30-


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: