Harvest Energy Trust

Harvest Energy Trust

March 14, 2005 09:00 ET

Harvest Energy Trust Confirms April 15th, 2005 Distribution


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FOR: HARVEST ENERGY TRUST

TSX SYMBOL: HTE.UN

MARCH 14, 2005 - 09:00 ET

Harvest Energy Trust Confirms April 15th, 2005
Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2005) - Harvest Energy Trust
(TSX:HTE.UN) ("Harvest") today announces that a cash distribution of
$0.20 per trust unit will be paid on April 15th, 2005 to Unitholders of
record on March 31st, 2005. This distribution amount represents
Distributable Cash earned in the month of March 2005. As previously
announced on February 28th, 2005, a special distribution of $0.252
payable in trust units will also be paid on April 15th, 2005 to
unitholders of record on March 31st, 2005. Harvest trust units are
expected to commence trading on an ex-distribution basis on March 29th,
2005.

Harvest Energy Trust is a Calgary-based energy trust actively managed to
deliver stable monthly cash distributions to its Unitholders through its
strategy of acquiring, enhancing and producing crude oil, natural gas
and natural gas liquids. Harvest trust units are traded on the Toronto
Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "HTE.UN". Please visit Harvest's
website at www.harvestenergy.ca for additional corporate information and
a recent corporate presentation.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Harvest Energy Trust
    Jacob Roorda
    President
    (403) 265-1178 or Toll Free: (866) 666-1178
    or
    Harvest Energy Trust
    David Rain
    Vice President & CFO
    (403) 265-1178 or Toll Free: (866) 666-1178
    or
    Harvest Energy Trust
    Cindy Gray
    Investor Relations & Communications Advisor
    (403) 265-1178 or Toll Free: (866) 666-1178
    (403) 265-3490 (FAX)
    Email: gray@harvestenergy.ca
    or
    Harvest Energy Trust
    2100, 330 - 5th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB Canada T2P 0L4
    Email: information@harvestenergy.ca
    Website: www.harvestenergy.ca