Argent Energy Trust confirms May 2014 distribution

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/

CALGARY, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Argent Energy Trust ("Argent" or the "Trust") (TSX: AET.UN) today announced that the cash distribution to be paid on June 23, 2014, in respect of the period from and including May 1 to May 31, 2014, for unitholders of record on May 30, 2014 will be $0.02 per trust unit. The ex-distribution date is May 28, 2014.

The annualized distribution of $0.24 per trust unit represents a cash-on-cash yield of approximately 8.66% based on the closing price of the trust units on the Toronto Stock Exchange on May 15, 2014 of $2.771.

Argent is a mutual fund trust under the Income Tax Act (Canada). Argent's objective is to create stable, consistent returns for investors through the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas reserves and production with low risk exploration potential, located primarily in the United States. Material information pertaining to Argent Energy Trust may be found on www.sedar.com or www.argentenergytrust.com.

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Unlike fixed income securities, Argent has no obligation to distribute any fixed amount and reductions in, or suspension of, cash distributions may occur that would reduce future yield.

SOURCE Argent Energy Trust

For further information:

John Elzner
President & CEO
Argent Energy Trust
(281) 847-1888

Sean Bovingdon
Chief Financial Officer
Argent Energy Trust
(403) 770-4809