Vermilion Energy Trust Announces $0.17 Cash Distribution for May 15, 2007 Payment Date and Exchangeable Share Ratio Increase



    CALGARY, April 13 /CNW/ - Vermilion Energy Trust (VET.UN-TSX) is pleased
to announce the cash distribution of $0.17 per trust unit payable on May 15,
2007 to all unitholders of record on April 30, 2007. The ex-distribution date
for this payment is April 26, 2007. This will be the Trust's 51st consecutive
distribution payment of $0.17 since Vermilion was formed as a Trust in January
2003.

    Exchangeable Share Ratio Information
    ------------------------------------
    Upon conversion to a Trust in January 2003, some holders of shares in the
predecessor company, Vermilion Resources Ltd., opted to hold exchangeable
shares in place of Vermilion Energy Trust units. The following information
applies only to those exchangeable shareholders and does not affect Vermilion
Energy Trust unitholders.

    The increase to the Exchange Ratio of the Exchangeable Shares of
Vermilion Resources Ltd. will be from 1.49084 to 1.49890. The increase will be
effective on April 13, 2007. A "Notice of Retraction" must be received by
Computershare by April 19, 2007 to receive this exchange ratio. All notices
received after this date will receive the exchange ratio to be determined on
May 15, 2007.

    
    The following are the details used in the calculation of the Exchange
ratio:

    Record Date of Vermilion Energy Trust Distribution        March 30, 2007
    Opening Exchange Ratio                                           1.49084

    Vermilion Energy Trust Distribution per Unit                       $0.17

    10-day Weighted Average Trading Price                          $31.43852
     ("Current Market Price")
     (Including the Last Business Day Prior to the
     Distribution Payment Date)

    Increase in the Exchange Ratio                                   0.00806
    Effective Date of the Increase in the Exchange Ratio      April 13, 2007
    Exchange Ratio as of the Effective Date                          1.49890
    

    The increase in the exchange ratio is calculated by multiplying the
Vermilion Energy Trust Distribution per Unit by the previous month's exchange
ratio and dividing by the Current Market Price of VET.UN. A holder of
Vermilion Resources Ltd. Exchangeable Shares can exchange all or a portion of
their holdings at any time for Vermilion Trust Units by completing a
Retraction Request form. You can obtain a copy by contacting Computershare
Trust Company of Canada at (403) 267-6894.
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For further information:

For further information: Paul Beique, Director Investor Relations, 2800,
400 - 4th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 0J4, Phone: (403) 269-4884, Fax:
(403) 264-6306, IR Toll Free: 1-866-895-8101, www.vermilionenergy.com

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