Daylight Energy Trust
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Daylight Energy Trust

July 13, 2005 16:00 ET

Daylight Energy Trust Announces Increase to Exchangeable Share Ratio

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - July 13, 2005) - Daylight Energy Trust (TSX:DAY.UN) ("Daylight") is pleased to announce the increase to the Exchange Ratio of the Exchangeable Shares of Daylight Energy Ltd. from 1.08799 to 1.10080. This increase is effective on July 15, 2005.



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

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Effective
Current Date of
Daylight Market the Exchange
Record Date Energy Price Increase Increase Ratio as
of Daylight Opening Trust as at in in of
Energy Trust Exchange Distribution July 1, Exchange Exchange Effective
Distribution Ratio per Unit 2005(1) Ratio(1) Ratio Date
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June 30, 1.08799 $0.12 10.19 0.01281 July 15, 1.10080
2005 2005
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(1) The increase in the Exchange Ratio is calculated by multiplying the Daylight Energy Trust Distribution per Unit by the Exchange Ratio immediately prior to the Record Date and dividing by the "current market price" of Daylight Energy Trust Units on July 1, 2005 as determined in accordance with the share provisions governing the Exchangeable shares.

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

Daylight Energy Trust is a Calgary-based open-ended unincorporated investment trust with a natural gas weighted quality property base, large prospect inventory and large undeveloped land base. Daylight's properties are focused in the high potential areas of the Peace River Arch and West Central Alberta and expanding into our new East 5 area. Daylight has approximately 45.3 million trust units and 1.7 million exchangeable shares currently outstanding.

ADVISORY: Certain information regarding Daylight Energy Trust including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities law and necessarily involve risks associated with oil and gas exploration, production, marketing and transportation such as loss of market, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks, competition from other producers and ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources; as a consequence, actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

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