Enterra Energy Trust

Enterra Energy Trust

May 09, 2008 08:00 ET

Enterra Energy Trust Announces Positive Impact of Revised Midstream Marketing Contract

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2008) - Enterra Energy Trust ("Enterra" or the "Trust") has signed a new definitive midstream marketing contract with a third party midstream company that purchases production from some of the Trust's Oklahoma properties.

The new contract covers approximately 18% of Enterra's gas production in Oklahoma, and has a retroactive effective date of January 1, 2008. Improved terms include an 18% improvement in effective gas pricing, which would add $9.6 million to the value of the Trust's proved plus probable reserves that were reported at our 2007 year end.

Gas from the Trust's Oklahoma based production contains significant quantities of natural gas liquids, the value of which has risen dramatically along with the price of oil. By establishing new contract terms, the Trust will benefit from improved price recognition for the high heat value of its gas.

About Enterra Energy Trust

Enterra Energy Trust (TSX:ENT.UN) (NYSE:ENT) is a conventional oil and gas trust based in Calgary, Alberta. The Trust acquires, operates and exploits petroleum and natural gas assets principally in western Canada and in Oklahoma, U.S.A.

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