Duke Energy Income Fund

Duke Energy Income Fund

October 26, 2006 11:13 ET

Duke Energy Income Fund to Hold Third Quarter 2006 Conference Call and Webcast

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2006) - Duke Energy Income Fund (TSX:DET.UN) ("the Fund") will hold a conference call and live audio webcast on Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at 8 a.m. ET to discuss financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2006.

A news release announcing the Fund's results will be issued prior to the call.

The call will be hosted by Doug Haughey, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fund's manager. Joining Mr. Haughey, and also with the Fund's manager, will be Tim Curry, Vice President, Finance and Accounting and Duane Rae, Vice President and executive with overall responsibility for the Fund's assets. Following management's presentation, there will be a question and answer session for analysts and institutional investors.

To participate in the conference call, please dial 416-644-3421 or 1-866-250-4892. A webcast of the call will be available at www.dukeenergyincomefund.com. A replay of the conference call will be available as of 10 a.m. ET the same day until 12 a.m. on November 15, 2006. To access the replay, dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 followed by the passcode 21207229#.

About Duke Energy Income Fund

Duke Energy Income Fund is an unincorporated open-ended trust established under the laws of the Province of Alberta and owns a 53.8 percent indirect interest in Duke Energy Facilities LP which owns 100 percent of Duke Energy Midstream Services Canada Corporation (Duke Midstream). Duke Midstream is one of the largest independent midstream operators in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin ("WCSB") with interests in 13 natural gas processing plants with a net processing capacity of 904 mmcf/d and over 1,600 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 connects natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's assets include about 17,500 miles of transmission pipeline and 250 billion cubic feet of storage capacity in the U.S. and transmission pipeline and 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.

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