Penn West Energy Trust conference call and webcast announcement



    CALGARY, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - Penn West Energy Trust is scheduled to release
its second quarter results on Thursday, August 7, 2008 after market closing.
Following the release of its financial results, Penn West will conduct a
conference call as outlined below:

    
    Date:     Friday, August 8, 2008

    Time:     9:00 a.m. M.D.T.

    Call:     800-731-5774 Toll Free North America
              416-644-3419 Toronto Area

    Replay:   877-289-8525, passcode 21276122 followed by the pound sign
              416-640-1917, passcode 21276122 followed by the pound sign
              (recording available to August 15, 2008)

    Webcast:

    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2322540
    

    Penn West trust units and debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbols PWT.UN, PWT.DB.A, PWT.DB.B, PWT.DB.C, PWT.DB.D,
PWT.DB.E and PWT.DB.F and Penn West trust units are listed on the New York
Stock Exchange under the symbol PWE.

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For further information:

For further information: PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST, Suite 200, 207 - 9th
Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1K3, Phone: (403) 777-2500, Fax: (403)
777-2699, Toll Free: 1-866-693-2707, Website: www.pennwest.com; Investor
Relations: Toll Free: 1-888-770-2633, E-mail: investor_relations@pennwest.com;
William Andrew, CEO, Phone: (403) 777-2502, E-mail: bill.andrew@pennwest.com;
Jason Fleury, Manager, Investor Relations, Phone: (403) 539-6343, E-mail:
jason.fleury@pennwest.com


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