NAL Oil & Gas Trust

NAL Oil & Gas Trust

January 23, 2008 19:52 ET

NAL Issues Clarification

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2008) - NAL Oil & Gas (TSX:NAE.UN) wishes to clarify its press release regarding guidance for 2008. The production weighting for 2008 was reported to be 50 percent crude oil, seven percent natural gas liquids and 43 percent natural gas. The weighting should have been 42 percent crude oil, eight percent natural gas liquids and 50 percent natural gas.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" (collectively "forward-looking information") within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. This forward-looking information includes, among others, statements regarding: business plans for drilling, exploration and development; estimates of production and operations performance; estimates of future sales; estimated amounts and timing of capital expenditures; estimates of operating costs and unit operating costs; business strategy and plans or budgets; estimated timing and results of new development; and other expectations, beliefs, plans, goals, objectives, assumptions, information and statements about possible future events, conditions, results of operations or performance.

Various assumptions were used in drawing the conclusions or making the forecasts and projections contained in the forward-looking information contained in this press release. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks, which could cause actual results to vary and in some instances to differ materially from those anticipated by NAL and described in the forward-looking information contained in this press release. The material risk factors include, but are not limited to: the risks of the oil and gas industry, such as operational risks in exploring for, developing and producing oil and natural gas, market demand and unpredictable facilities outages; risks and uncertainties involving geology of oil and gas deposits; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses; potential delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; risk that adequate pipeline capacity to transport the gas to market may not be available; fluctuations in oil and gas prices, foreign currency exchange rates and interest rates; the outcome and effects of any future acquisitions and dispositions; safety and environmental risks; uncertainties as to the availability and cost of financing and changes in capital markets; competitive actions of other industry participants; changes in general economic and business conditions; the possibility that government policies or laws may change or governmental approvals may be delayed or withheld; results of NAL's risk mitigation strategies, including insurance; and NAL's ability to implement its business strategy. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risk factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors which could affect NAL's operations or financial results are included in NAL's most recent Annual Information Form and Annual Financial Report. In addition, information is available in NAL's other reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

Forward-looking information is based on the estimates and opinions of NAL's management at the time the information is released.

NAL Oil & Gas Trust is an open-end investment trust that generates distributions through the acquisition, development, production and marketing of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. The Trust owns high quality assets in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Ontario. Trust units trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NAE.UN".

Contact Information

  • NAL Oil & Gas Trust
    Gordon Currie
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 294-3620 or Toll Free: 1-888-223-8792
    (403) 515-3407 (FAX)