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Eagle Energy Trust Appoints Vice President, Operations

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Eagle Energy Trust Appoints Vice President, Operations08:00 EDT Tuesday, September 18, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2012) -Eagle Energy Trust (the "Trust") (TSX:EGL.UN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Wisniewski as Vice President, Operations of its U.S. subsidiary, Eagle Energy Acquisitions LP ("Eagle"). Mr. Wisniewski holds degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M and an MBA from Southern Methodist University, and has spent the last 12 years in a senior operations management role in the Houston office of a major petroleum company. "Adding Wayne's 29 years of oil and gas engineering and operations experience to the Eagle team is another positive step in Eagle's planned growth strategy," said Peter Churcher, Chief Operating Officer. "Wayne's strong technical competencies in the areas of engineering planning and operations, drilling and completions, fracing, re-completions and production operations will significantly expand the operations capacity of the Eagle team," said Mr. Churcher. "An important part of Wayne's mandate will be to grow Eagle's operations team in the US, which is a key component of Eagle's business plan."About the Trust Eagle Energy Trust is an 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. All material information pertaining to Eagle Energy Trust may be found under the Trust's issuer profile at www.sedar.com and on the Trust's website at www.EagleEnergyTrust.com.The Trust's units are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol EGL.UN. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Richard W. ClarkEagle Energy TrustPresident and Chief Executive Officer403.531.1575info@EagleEnergyTrust.comwww.EagleEnergyTrust.com