Fairborne Energy Trust

Fairborne Energy Trust

October 18, 2005 12:23 ET

Fairborne Energy Trust Confirms Monthly Distribution of CDN $0.11 Per Unit

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 18, 2005) - Fairborne Energy Trust (TSX:FEL.UN) today confirmed a cash distribution of CDN $0.11 per trust unit for the month of October 2005. The distribution will be paid on November 15, 2005 to Unitholders of record on October 31, 2005. The ex-distribution date is October 27, 2005.

Fairborne Energy Trust is a conventional oil and gas income trust that was formed through the corporate reorganization of Fairborne Energy Ltd., completed on June 1, 2005. Trust units of Fairborne are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FEL.UN. Exchangeable shares of Fairborne Energy Ltd. trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FXL.

Forward Looking Statements - Certain information regarding the Trust set forth in this document, including management's assessment of future plans, contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Trust's control, including the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, volatility of commodity prices, currency fluctuations and the timing of listing of the securities. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The Trust disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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