True Energy Trust announces the appointment of two new board members



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    CALGARY, April 30 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of True Energy Inc., the
Administrator of True Energy Trust ("True" or the "Trust") is pleased to
announce the appointment of Doug Baker, B.Comm, FCA and Keith E. Macdonald, CA
to the Board of True. Mr. Baker and Mr. Macdonald bring significant financial
and industry expertise to the Board and will both be appointed to the Audit
Committee. Mr. Baker is the Chair of the CA School of Business and the Vice
Chair of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Macdonald is a
Director and past Chairman of the Small Explorers and Producers Association of
Canada and is currently Chairman of their Securities Compliance Committee.
    Mr. Garth Wiggins, current Chair of the Audit Committee, will remain as
Chair for a short period of time to ensure an orderly transition to Mr. Baker
who will be the new Chair of the Audit Committee. The board of True believes
that sound governance practices are essential to the effective performance of
the Trust and, to that end, will review the composition of its other
committees at the next board meeting to take advantage of the expertise and
experience of the new independent board members and to continue to ensure
True's corporate governance activities closely align with the "Corporate
Governance Guidelines" of the Canadian Securities Administrators outlined in
National Policy 58-201.

    True is an oil and gas trust powered by a diverse asset base, focused on
sustainable growth, both in its people and in its properties. True's approach
of providing value to its unitholders with superior returns is based on
combining its commitment to fiscally conservative management with a
disciplined but opportunistic approach to technically-focused exploration and
high quality acquisitions. True supports a culture of positive team building,
emphasizing the value of human capital, working to exceed industry
expectations, keeping True at the forefront of today's competitive market.

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For further information:

For further information: please contact: Paul Baay, President and CEO,
(403) 750-1272; Edward Brown, Vice President, Finance and CFO, (403) 750-2655;
Scott Koyich, Investor Relations, (403) 750-2428; Troy Winsor, Investor
Relations, (800) 663-8072


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