Shiningbank Energy Income Fund
TSX : SHN.UN

Shiningbank Energy Income Fund

January 19, 2006 09:00 ET

Shiningbank Energy Announces February 2006 Monthly Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2006) - Shiningbank Energy Income Fund (TSX:SHN.UN) (the "Fund") today announced that its cash distribution for February 2006 will be C$0.30 per unit. This is the third consecutive month of the $0.30 per unit payment, which reflects an increase of 30% from the previous distribution of $0.23 per unit. The distribution is payable on February 15, 2006 to unitholders of record on January 31, 2006. The ex-distribution date is January 27, 2006.

The distribution is reflective of stable production performance and strength in natural gas prices. Future distributions, as always, are subject to change as dictated by commodity prices, operations and future business development.

Shiningbank Energy Income Fund is a natural gas focused energy trust founded in 1996. The Fund purchases, develops and operates producing properties for the direct benefit of its unitholders. Shiningbank has one of the highest weightings of natural gas production in the energy trust sector at 78%.

Shiningbank is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SHN.UN. For further information please visit our website, www.shiningbank.com.

Contact Information

  • Shiningbank Energy Income Fund
    David M. Fitzpatrick
    President and C.E.O.
    (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 Coordinator
    (403) 268-7477 or Toll Free 1-866-268-7477
    (403) 268-7499 (FAX)
    Email: irinfo@shiningbank.com
    Website: www.shiningbank.com