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): November 21, 2012
GeoPetro Resources Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
150 California Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (415) 398-8186
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On November 21, 2012, GeoPetro Resources Company (the “Company”) received notice from the NYSE MKT LLC (the “Exchange”) stating that the Staff has determined that the Company’s securities have been selling for a low price per share for a substantial period of time and, pursuant to Section 1033(f)(v) of the Company guide, the Company’s continued listing is predicated on it effecting a reverse stock split of its Common Stock no later than May 21, 2013.
On November 28, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing the non-compliance. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
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.