Pengrowth Energy Trust
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Pengrowth Energy Trust
Pengrowth Corporation

Pengrowth Corporation

October 23, 2006 18:21 ET

Pengrowth Energy Trust Confirms Cash Distribution for November 15, 2006

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 23, 2006) - Pengrowth Corporation, administrator of Pengrowth Energy Trust (TSX:PGF.UN) (NYSE:PGH), today confirmed its November 15, 2006 cash distribution will be Cdn $0.25 per trust unit. The distribution is net of amounts withheld to finance capital expenditures. The ex-distribution date is October 30, 2006. The distribution will be payable to all Pengrowth unitholders who hold trust units on the record date of November 1, 2006.

The distribution of Cdn $0.25 per trust unit is equivalent to approximately U.S. $0.22 per trust unit using a U.S./Canadian dollar exchange ratio of 1.1275. 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 September 2006. Cash distributions paid over the past 12 months now total Cdn $3.00 per trust unit or approximately U.S. $2.63 per trust unit.

PENGROWTH CORPORATION

James S. Kinnear, President


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