Pengrowth Energy Trust
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Pengrowth Energy Trust

March 20, 2008 17:43 ET

Pengrowth Energy Trust Announces Cash Distribution for April 15, 2008

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - Pengrowth Corporation, administrator of Pengrowth Energy Trust (TSX:PGF.UN) (NYSE:PGH), today announced its April 15, 2008 cash distribution will be Cdn $0.225 per trust unit. The distribution is net of amounts withheld to partially finance capital expenditures. The ex-distribution date is March 28, 2008. The distribution will be payable to all Pengrowth unitholders who hold trust units on the record date of April 1, 2008.

The distribution of Cdn $0.225 per trust unit is equivalent to approximately U.S. $0.226 per trust unit using a U.S./Canadian dollar exchange ratio of 0.9949. The actual U.S. dollar equivalent distribution will be based upon the actual U.S./Canadian exchange rate applied on the payment date, net of applicable Canadian withholding taxes. This distribution relates to the production month of February 2008. Cash distributions paid over the past 12 months now total Cdn $2.825 per trust unit or approximately U.S. $2.749 per trust unit.

PENGROWTH CORPORATION

James S. Kinnear, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

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