Petrofund Energy Trust

Petrofund Energy Trust

January 06, 2005 18:13 ET

Petrofund Energy Trust Clarifies Ex-Distribution Date for AMEX


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: PETROFUND ENERGY TRUST

TSX SYMBOL: PTF.UN
AMEX SYMBOL: PTF

JANUARY 6, 2005 - 18:13 ET

Petrofund Energy Trust Clarifies Ex-Distribution Date
for AMEX

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 6, 2005) - Petrofund Energy Trust
(TSX:PTF.UN) (AMEX:PTF) announced that due to the closing of the AMEX on
Martin Luther King day in the United States on January 17, 2005, the
ex-distribution date for Petrofund's January 2005 distribution will be
January 12, 2005 for transactions on the AMEX. The ex-distribution date
for TSX traded units remains unchanged at January 13, 2005, and the
record date to receive Petrofund's January 2005 distribution remains the
same for both exchanges at January 17, 2005.

Petrofund Energy Trust is a Calgary based royalty trust that acquires
and manages producing oil and gas properties in Western Canada. The
Trust makes monthly cash distributions to unitholders, which are derived
from the Trust's cash flow from these properties. Petrofund Energy Trust
was founded in 1988 and was one of the first oil and gas royalty trusts
in Canada.

This news release may include statements about expected future events
and/or financial results that are forward-looking in nature and subject
to risks and uncertainties. For those statements, we claim the
protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provisions
contained in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Petrofund Energy Trust cautions that actual performance will be affected
by a number of factors, many of which are beyond its control. Future
events and results may vary substantially from what Petrofund Energy
Trust currently foresees. Discussion of the various factors that may
affect future results is contained in Petrofund Energy Trust's recent
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian
securities regulatory authorities.



PETROFUND ENERGY TRUST

Jeffery E. Errico
President and Chief Executive Officer


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    or
    Petrofund Energy Trust
    Chris Dutcher
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