Gold Reserve Inc. is an exploration-stage company. The Company is engaged in the business of acquiring, exploring and developing mining projects. The Company has no commercial production and has no revenue producing operations. It conducts its business primarily through its wholly owned subsidiaries, which include Gold Reserve Corporation, Gold Reserve de Barbados Ltd, Gold Reserve de Venezuela, Compania Aurifera Brisas del Cuyuni, GR El Choco Limited, GRI Minerales El Choco CA, Montoro Mining Ltd, Minera Gold Reserve, S.A. de C.V. and Compania Minera Unicornio CA. The Company evaluates exploration prospects with a focus on location, the mineralized potential, economic factors, as well as the level and quality of previous work completed, if any, on the prospect. Its property is the La Tortuga property, a copper and gold prospect located in Jalisco State, Mexico.