Precision Drilling Trust
TSX : PD.UN
NYSE : PDS

Precision Drilling Trust

October 20, 2008 09:02 ET

Precision Drilling Trust Announces October 2008 Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2008) -

(Canadian dollars)

Precision Drilling Trust ("Precision") announced today that the Board of Trustees has approved a cash distribution for the month of October 2008 of $0.13 per trust unit of Precision. The distribution will be payable on November 18, 2008 to unitholders of record on October 31, 2008. The ex-distribution date is October 29, 2008. Holders of Class B limited partnership units of Precision Drilling Limited Partnership will receive the economic equivalent treatment.

Precision is a leading provider of safe, high performance energy services to the North American oil and gas industry. Precision provides customers with access to an extensive fleet of contract drilling rigs, service rigs, camps, snubbing units, wastewater treatment units and rental equipment backed by a comprehensive mix of technical support services and skilled, experienced personnel.

Precision Drilling Trust is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PD.UN" and on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "PDS".

Contact Information

  • Doug Strong, Chief Financial Officer of
    Precision Drilling Corporation, Administrator of the Trust
    (403) 716-4500
    (403) 264-0251 (FAX)
    or
    Precision Drilling Trust
    4200, 150 - 6th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T2P 3Y7
    Website: www.precisiondrilling.com