Enterra Energy Trust announces May 2007 distribution of US$0.06

    CALGARY, April 17 /CNW/ - Enterra Energy Trust ("Enterra" or the "Trust")
(TSX: ENT.UN, NYSE:   ENT) today announces that a cash distribution of
US$0.06 per trust unit will be paid on May 15, 2007 in respect of the April
2007 production. The distribution will be paid in U.S. funds to unitholders of
record at the close of business April 30, 2007. The ex-distribution date is
April 26, 2007.

    For U.S. Residents

    Enterra has received advice from its tax advisors that the distributions
from Enterra should be eligible for qualified dividend treatment, provided the
U.S. unitholders meet certain holding period requirements. Enterra is required
to apply approximately 15% withholding tax for U.S. residents under the
Canada-United States Tax Convention.

    About Enterra Energy Trust

    Enterra Energy Trust is a conventional oil and gas trust based in
Calgary, Alberta. The Trust acquires, operates and exploits petroleum and
natural gas assets principally in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, and in
Oklahoma, U.S.A.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Certain information in this press release constitutes forward-looking
statements under applicable securities law. Any statements that are contained
in this press release that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed
to be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often
identified by terms such as "may", "should", "anticipate", "expects" and
similar expressions. Forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and
unknown risks, including, without limitation, risks associated with oil and
gas production, marketing and transportation; loss of markets; volatility of
commodity prices; currency and interest rate fluctuations; imprecision of
reserve estimates; environmental risks; competition; incorrect assessment of
the value of acquisitions; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of
acquisitions; inability to access sufficient capital from internal and
external sources; changes in legislation, including but not limited to income
tax, environmental laws and regulatory matters. Readers are cautioned that the
foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.
    Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or
expectations upon which they are placed will occur. Such information, although
considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to
be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated.
Forward looking statements contained in this press release are expressly
qualified by this cautionary statement.
    Additional information on these and other factors that could affect
Enterra's operations or financial results are included in Enterra's reports on
file with Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory authorities and may be
accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com), the SEC's website
(www.sec.gov), Enterra's website (www.enterraenergy.com) or by contacting
Enterra. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news
release are made as of the date of this news release, and Enterra does not
undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as expressly required by securities law.

For further information:

For further information: E. Keith Conrad, President & CEO, Enterra
Energy Trust, Telephone: (403) 263-0262 or (877) 263-0262, E-mail:
ekconrad@enterraenergy.com; Victor Roskey, Senior Vice President & CFO,
Enterra Energy Trust, Telephone: (403) 263-0262 or (877) 263-0262, E-mail:
vroskey@enterraenergy.com, www.enterraenergy.com

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