Shiningbank Energy Income Fund

Shiningbank Energy Income Fund

March 17, 2005 09:00 ET

Shiningbank Energy Announces April 2005 Monthly Distribution


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FOR: SHININGBANK ENERGY INCOME FUND

TSX SYMBOL: SHN.UN

MARCH 17, 2005 - 09:00 ET

Shiningbank Energy Announces April 2005 Monthly
Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 17, 2005) - Shiningbank Energy
Income Fund (TSX:SHN.UN) today announced that its cash distribution for
April 2005 will be $0.23 PER UNIT. This distribution is consistent with
the monthly distribution paid to unitholders since June 2003.

The distribution is payable on April 15, 2005 to unitholders of record
on March 31, 2005. The ex-distribution date is March 29, 2005.

Shiningbank Energy Income Fund is a conventional oil and gas royalty
trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SHN.UN.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Shiningbank Energy Income Fund
    David M. Fitzpatrick
    President and CEO
    (403) 268-7477 or Toll Free 1-866-268-7477
    or
    Shiningbank Energy Income Fund
    Bruce K. Gibson
    Vice President, Finance and C.F.O.
    (403) 268-7477 or Toll Free 1-866-268-7477
    or
    Shiningbank Energy Income Fund
    Debbie Carver
    Investor Relations
    (403) 268-7477 or Toll Free 1-866-268-7477
    (403) 268-7499 (FAX)
    Email: irinfo@shiningbank.com
    Website: www.shiningbank.com