Focus Energy Trust continues distributions of $0.14 per unit

    CALGARY, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - Focus Energy Trust ("Focus") (FET.UN - TSX)
announces today that the Board of Directors of FET Resources Ltd. has set the
distribution policy for the fourth quarter of 2007 to continue monthly
distributions of $0.14 per trust unit and limited partnership unit. Further,
Focus has declared a distribution of $0.14 per trust unit and limited
partnership unit to be paid on November 15, 2007 in respect of October
production, for unitholders of record on October 31, 2007. The ex-distribution
date is October 29, 2007.

    Record           Ex-Distribution    Distribution            Distribution
    Date             Date               Payment Date            per Unit
    ------           ---------------    ------------            ------------
    October 31       October 29         November 15, 2007       $0.14
    November 30      November 28        December 17, 2007       $0.14 ((*))
    December 31      December 27        January 15, 2008        $0.14 ((*))

    ((*)) Estimated distributions based upon current market outlook and are
    subject to change.

    In addition, Focus announces that funds received for reinvestment under
the Distribution Reinvestment and Optional Trust Unit Purchase Plan (the
"Plan") relating to the distribution payment on November 15, 2007, will be
reinvested by issuing trust units from treasury at 95% of the Average Market
Price as defined in the Plan. Funds received as Optional Cash Payments under
the Plan relating to the distribution payment date of November 15, 2007, will
be invested by issuing trust units from treasury at 100% of the Average Market
Price as defined in the Plan.
    The Plan provides eligible unitholders of Focus trust units the
opportunity to accumulate additional trust units by reinvesting their cash
distributions paid by Focus and by making optional cash payments for
additional trust units. Detailed information about the Plan, including the
complete Plan text, authorization forms and Frequently Asked Questions, is
available on Focus' website at under Investor
Relations - Distribution Reinvestment Plan.

    Focus Energy Trust is a natural gas weighted energy trust. Focus is
committed to maintaining its emphasis on operating high-quality oil and gas
properties, delivering consistent distributions to unitholders, and ensuring
financial strength and sustainability.

    Forward-Looking Statements - Certain information set forth in this
document, including management's assessment of Focus' future plans and
operations, contains forward-looking statements. By their nature,
forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties,
some of which are beyond Focus' control, including the impact of general
economic conditions, industry conditions, volatility of commodity prices,
currency fluctuations, imprecision of reserve estimates, environmental risks,
competition from other industry participants, the lack of availability of
qualified personnel or management, stock market volatility and ability to
access sufficient capital from internal and external sources. Readers are
cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information,
although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be
imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking
statements. Focus' actual results, performance or achievement could differ
materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking
statements and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that any of the events
anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if
any of them do so, what benefits Focus will derive therefrom. Focus disclaims
any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or

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For further information:

For further information: Derek W. Evans, President and Chief Executive
Officer Or Bill Ostlund, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
Suite 3300, 205 - 5th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2V7, Telephone: (403)
781-8409, Fax: (403) 781-8408

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