Fairborne Energy Ltd.

Fairborne Energy Ltd.

March 09, 2005 10:39 ET

Fairborne Energy Ltd. Announces Additional Officers of Fairborne Energy Trust


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FOR: FAIRBORNE ENERGY LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: FEL

MARCH 9, 2005 - 10:39 ET

Fairborne Energy Ltd. Announces Additional Officers of
Fairborne Energy Trust

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2005) - Fairborne Energy Ltd.
(TSX:FEL) ("Fairborne") is pleased to announce, in connection with its
proposed reorganization to create a new oil and gas trust, Fairborne
Energy Trust ("Fairborne Trust" or the "Trust"), and a public
exploration-focused junior producer, Fairquest Energy Limited
("Fairquest"), that the executive team of the Trust will also include
David Pyke, Vice President, Land and James Young, Vice President,
Exploration. Messrs Pyke and Young have been with Fairborne since it
became a public company in 2003 and have been an integral part of the
growth and success of Fairborne.

Fairborne Energy Ltd. is a growth oriented, junior natural gas
exploration, development and production company operating exclusively in
western Canada. Fairborne's common shares are publicly traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "FEL".

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