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Eagle Energy Trust Confirms May 2012 Distribution

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Eagle Energy Trust Confirms May 2012 Distribution09:00 EDT Tuesday, May 15, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2012) -Eagle Energy Trust (TSX:EGL.UN) confirms its May 2012 distribution. The cash distribution to be paid on June 22, 2012, in respect of the period from and including May 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012, for unitholders of record on May 31, 2012 will be $0.0875 per trust unit. The ex-distribution date is May 29, 2012.The annualized distribution of $1.05 per trust unit represents a cash-on-cash yield of approximately 10% based on the closing price of our trust units on the Toronto Stock Exchange on May 14, 2012 of $10.61.1Eagle is an oil and gas energy trust created to provide investors with a publicly traded, oil and natural gas focused, distribution producing investment, with favourable tax treatment relative to taxable Canadian corporations.Richard W. Clark, President & Chief Executive OfficerAll material information pertaining to Eagle Energy Trust may be found under Eagle's issuer's profile at or on Eagle's website at Unlike fixed income securities, Eagle has no obligation to distribute any fixed amount and reductions in, or suspension of, cash distributions may occur that would reduce future yield.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Richard W. ClarkEagle Energy TrustPresident and Chief Executive