ARC Resources Ltd. / ARC Energy Trust Announce the May 2009 increase to the ARX Exchangeable Shares Exchange Ratio



    CALGARY, June 1 /CNW/ - (AET.UN and ARX - TSX) ARC Resources Ltd. along
with ARC Energy Trust announces the increase to the exchange ratio of the
exchangeable shares of the corporation from 2.61785 to 2.63365. Such increase
will be effective on June 15, 2009.
    The following are the details on the calculation of the exchange ratio:

    
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                                     10 day
    Record                          weighted              Effective
     date                           average                 date
    of ARC             ARC Energy   trading                of the   Exchange
    Energy               Trust      price of    Increase   increase  ratio
     Trust     Opening  distrib-  AET.UN (prior    in        in       as of
    distrib-  exchange   ution     to the end   exchange   exchange effective
    ution      ratio    per unit  of the month) ratio (xx)  ratio     date
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    May 29,                                                June 15,
     2009      2.61785    $0.10      $16.5667      0.01580   2009    2.63365
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    (xx) The increase in the exchange ratio is calculated by dividing the ARC
         Energy Trust distribution per unit by the 10 day weighted average
         trading price of AET.UN and multiplying by the opening exchange
         ratio.

    A holder of ARC Resources Ltd. exchangeable shares can exchange all or a
portion of their holdings at any time by giving notice to their investment
advisor or Computershare Investor Services at its principal transfer office in
Suite 600, 530 - 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3S8, their telephone
number is 1-800-564-6253 and their website is www.computershare.com.

    ARC RE

SOURCES LTD. John P. Dielwart, Chief Executive Officer %SEDAR: 00001245E %CIK: 0001029509

For further information:

For further information: about ARC Energy Trust, please visit our
website www.arcenergytrust.com or contact: Investor Relations, E-mail:
ir@arcresources.com, Telephone: (403) 503-8600, Fax: (403) 509-6417, Toll Free
1-888-272-4900, ARC Resources Ltd., 2100, 440 - 2nd Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB,
T2P 5E9


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