Enerplus announces 2009 second quarter results conference call

    NYSE:   ERF

    CALGARY, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Enerplus Resources Fund ("Enerplus") President
and CEO, Gordon J. Kerr will host a conference call to discuss the financial
and operating results of the second quarter of 2009 for Enerplus. A news
release containing complete details of our results will be issued at 6:00 am
ET on Monday, August 10, 2009. Details of the conference call are as follows:

    Live Conference Call

    Date:      Monday, August 10, 2009
    Time:      9:00 a.m. MT/11:00 a.m. ET
    Dial-In:   416-644-3415
               800-732-9307 (toll free)


    To ensure timely participation in the conference call, callers are
encouraged to dial in 15 minutes prior to the start time to register for the
event. A podcast of the conference call will also be available on the main
page of our website for downloading immediately following the event.
    A telephone replay will be available for 30 days following the conference
call and can be accessed at the following numbers:

    Telephone Replay

    Dial-In:   416-640-1917
               877-289-8525 (toll free)
    Passcode:  21310712 followed by the pound sign

    Enerplus is an income-oriented investment in the oil and gas industry.
Established in 1986, we are one of Canada's oldest and largest independent oil
and gas producers. We have built a balanced and diversified portfolio of
producing properties across western Canada and in the United States with a
focus on large resource plays that offer predictable production and
repeatable, low-risk development opportunities.
    Enerplus trust units trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the
symbol "ERF" and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ERF.UN".
    Electronic copies of our financial statements, press releases, and other
public information are available on our website at www.enerplus.com.

    Except for the historical and present factual information contained
herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as
"expects", "projects", "plans" and similar expressions, are forward-looking
information that represents management of Enerplus' internal projections,
expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating
results and various components thereof or the economic performance of
Enerplus. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such
forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and
uncertainties, which may cause Enerplus' actual performance and financial
results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future
performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those
described in Enerplus' filings with the Canadian and U.S. securities
authorities. Accordingly, holders of Enerplus Trust Units and potential
investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to
differ materially from those predicted.

    Gordon J. Kerr
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Enerplus Resources Fund

    %CIK: 0001126874

For further information:

For further information: Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462 or email

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