Duke Energy Income Fund

Duke Energy Income Fund

May 19, 2006 11:33 ET

Duke Energy Income Fund Declares May Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 19, 2006) - Duke Energy Income Fund (TSX:DET.UN)(NYSE:DUK) has declared a monthly distribution relating to the period May 1, 2006 to May 31, 2006, of $0.067 per unit payable on June 15, 2006 to unitholders of record on May 31, 2006.

Duke Energy Income Fund is an unincorporated open-ended trust established under the laws of the Province of Alberta and owns a 42.41 percent interest in Duke Energy Midstream. Duke Energy Midstream is one of the largest independent midstream operators in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin ("WCSB") with interests in nine natural gas processing plants with a net processing capacity of 604 mmcf/d and over 1,400 kilometres of natural gas gathering pipelines located throughout natural gas prone areas in the western extent of the WCSB. More information on Duke Energy Income Fund can be found at: http://www.dukeenergyincomefund.com.

Duke Energy Gas Transmission (DEGT) is a North American leader in the long-haul transportation and storage of natural gas. For more than a half-century, DEGT and its predecessor companies have developed the critically important pipelines and related energy infrastructure that connect natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's assets include more than 18,500 miles of transmission pipeline and more than 250 billion cubic feet of storage capacity in the U.S. and Canada. DEGT also has natural gas gathering, processing and distribution assets and natural gas liquids operations that are among the largest in Canada. More information can be found at: http://www.degt.duke-energy.com.

Duke Energy is a diversified energy company with a portfolio of natural gas and electric businesses, both regulated and unregulated, and an affiliated real estate company. Duke Energy supplies, delivers and processes energy for customers in the Americas. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet at: http://www.duke-energy.com.

Contact Information

  • Duke Energy Income Fund
    Bob Bissett
    (403) 705-2008 or 24-Hour: (704) 382-8333