Penn West Energy Trust Files 2006 Year-end Disclosure Documents



    PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST (TSX - PWT.UN; NYSE - PWE) files year-end
    disclosure documents

    CALGARY, March 28 /CNW/ - Penn West Energy Trust ("Penn West") announced
today that it has filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities its
audited consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes for the year
ended December 31, 2006 and related Management's Discussion and Analysis. Penn
West has also filed its Annual Information Form for the year ended
December 31, 2006, which includes the disclosure and reports relating to
reserves data and other oil and gas information required pursuant to National
Instrument 51-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators. Penn West has
also filed its Annual Report on Form 40-F with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission.
    Copies of these documents may be obtained electronically via
www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml, (for the Form 40-F) or through Penn
West's website at www.pennwest.com. Hard copies of Penn West's audited
Consolidated Financial Statements and related MD&A are also available upon
request, free of charge, by contacting our Investor Relations group or by
requesting them through our website.

    Penn West Energy Trust is a senior oil and natural gas energy trust based
in Calgary, Alberta that trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
 PWT.UN and 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 2200, 425 - First
Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3L8, Website: www.pennwest.com, Toll-free:
1-866-693-2707, Phone: (403) 777-2500, Fax: (403) 777-2699; Investor
Relations: William Andrew, President and CEO, Phone (403) 777-2502, Toll-free:
1-888-770-2633, E-mail: investor_relations@pennwest.com


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