Pengrowth Energy Trust
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Pengrowth Energy Trust
Pengrowth Corporation

Pengrowth Corporation

September 21, 2005 17:30 ET

Pengrowth Energy Trust Confirms Cash Distribution for October 15, 2005

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 21, 2005) - Pengrowth Corporation (TSX:PGF.A) (TSX:PGF.B) (NYSE:PGH) ("Pengrowth"), administrator of Pengrowth Energy Trust ("Trust"), today confirmed its October 15, 2005 cash distribution will be Cdn $0.23 per trust unit. The distribution is net of amounts withheld to finance capital expenditures. The ex-distribution dates are September 28, 2005 for Canadian unitholders and September 29, 2005 for U.S. unitholders. The distribution will be payable to all unitholders who hold Class A or Class B trust units on the record dates of September 30, 2005 and October 3, 2005 for Canadian and U.S. unitholders, respectively.

The distribution of Cdn $0.23 per trust unit is equivalent to approximately U.S. $0.20 per trust unit using a U.S./Canadian dollar exchange ratio of 1.1704. 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 August, 2005. Cash distributions paid over the past 12 months now total Cdn $2.76 per trust unit or approximately U.S. $2.26 per trust unit.

PENGROWTH CORPORATION

James S. Kinnear, President

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    Email: investorrelations@pengrowth.com
    or
    Pengrowth Corporation
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