SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 27, 2012
GRAN TIERRA ENERGY INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
Commission file number: 000-52594
300, 625 - 11th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2R 0E1
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (403) 265-3221
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 27, 2012, Gran Tierra Energy Inc. issued a press release announcing Gran Tierra Energy’s financial results for the quarter and year December 31, 2011. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.
The information in this Item 2.02 and in Exhibit 99.1 attached to this report is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing by Gran Tierra Energy under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language contained in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release issued on February 27, 2012, announcing financial results of Gran Tierra Energy Inc. for the quarter and year December 31, 2011.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: February 27, 2012||GRAN TIERRA ENERGY INC.|
|By:||/s/ James Rozon|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|99.1||Press Release issued on February 27, 2012, announcing financial results of Gran Tierra Energy Inc. for the quarter and year December 31, 2011|