ZARGON ENERGY TRUST
TSX : ZAR.UN

ZARGON ENERGY TRUST
Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd.
TSX : ZAR

Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd.

October 01, 2009 16:29 ET

Zargon Energy Trust Announces Increase to Exchangeable Share Ratio

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2009) - Zargon Energy Trust (TSX:ZAR.UN) (TSX:ZOG.B) ("Zargon") is pleased to announce the increase to the Exchange Ratio of the exchangeable shares of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. from 1.58991 to 1.60561. This increase will be effective on October 15, 2009.

The following are the details of the calculation of the Exchange Ratio:

Record Date of Zargon's DistributionOpening Exchange RatioZargon's Distribution per Unit Five day Weighted Average Trading Price of Zargon's Units Increase in Exchange Ratio (1)Effective Date of the Increase in Exchange RatioExchange Ratio as of Effective Date
       
September 30, 20091.58991$0.18$18.223060.01570October 15, 20091.60561

(1) The increase in the Exchange Ratio is calculated by multiplying Zargon's distribution per unit by the Exchange Ratio immediately prior to the distribution record date and dividing by the five day weighted average trading price of Zargon's units.

A holder of exchangeable shares can exchange all or a portion of their holdings into Zargon Energy Trust Units, at any time, by giving notice to their investment advisor or Valiant Trust Company at its principal transfer office at Suite 310, 606 - 4th Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1T1.

Based in Calgary, Alberta, Zargon's securities trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and there are currently 22.991 million trust units (ZAR.UN) and 1.848 million exchangeable shares (ZOG.B) outstanding. After giving effect to the conversion privilege of the exchangeable shares and the October 15, 2009 revised exchange ratio there would be a total of 25.958 million trust units outstanding.

In order to learn more about Zargon, we encourage you to visit Zargon's website at www.zargon.ca where you will find a current shareholder presentation, financial reports and historical news releases.

Contact Information

  • Zargon Energy Trust
    C.H. Hansen
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 264-9992

    or

    B.C. Heagy
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 264-9992
    zargon@zargon.ca
    www.zargon.ca