TransGlobe Energy Corp was incorporated on August 6, 1968 and was organized under variations of the name "Dusty Mac" as a mineral exploration and extraction venture under The Company Act (British Columbia). The Company changed its name to TransGlobe Energy Corporation on April 2, 1996 and on June 9, 2004, the Company continued from the Province of British Columbia to the Province of Alberta pursuant to the ABCA. The Company is an oil and gas engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Company also reviews potential acquisitions and new international exploration blocks to supplement its exploration and development activities. Its major operations and principal activities are in the oil and gas exploration and production business. It focused on the continued development of its operated West Gharib and West Bakr concessions in the Arab Republic of Egypt.