True Energy Trust Confirms September Distribution & Announces Increase to Exchangeable Share Ratio


    CALGARY, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - True Energy Trust ("True" or the "Trust")
confirms that the cash distribution for the month of August will be $0.08 per
unit, to be paid on September 17, 2007 to all unitholders of record as at
August 31, 2007. The ex-distribution date for this payment is August 29, 2007.
This distribution announcement is consistent with the guidance provided in the
news release dated July 18, 2007.
    True is pleased to announce an increase in the ratio for exchanging
Exchangeable Shares of True Energy Inc. into trust units of the Trust (the
"Exchange Ratio") from 0.78523 to 0.79735. This increase is effective on
August 15, 2007.

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

    Record Date of Distribution                                July 31, 2007

    Opening Exchange Ratio                                           0.78523

    True Energy Trust distribution per unit
     paid August 15, 2007                                              $0.08

    5-day weighted average trading price
     (the "Current Market Price")
     (including the last business day prior
     to distribution payment date)                                  $5.18514

    Increase in Exchange Ratio 0.01212

    Effective Date of increase in Exchange Ratio             August 15, 2007

    Exchange Ratio as of the Effective Date                          0.79735

    The increase in the exchange ratio is calculated by multiplying the True
Energy Trust distribution per trust unit by the previous month's exchange
ratio and dividing by the Current Market Price of TUI.UN. A holder of True
Energy Inc. Exchangeable Shares can exchange all or a portion of their
holdings at any time for the True Energy Trust Units by completing the
Retraction Request Form located on the back of the exchangeable certificate.
Questions regarding Exchangeable Shares should be directed to Computershare
Trust Company of Canada at 1-800-564-6253.

    True Energy Trust is an exploration and production oil and gas trust
based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. True is powered by a diverse asset base and
is focused on sustainable growth both in its people and in its properties.
True has a multi-year drilling inventory of 450 net locations in Alberta,
Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
    True's approach to providing value to its securityholders 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 teambuilding, 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: Paul Baay, Chairman & CEO, (403) 750-1272;
Wayne Chorney, President & COO, (403) 750-2420; Edward Brown, Vice President,
Finance & CFO, (403) 750-2655; Scott Koyich, Investor Relations, (403)
750-2428; Troy Winsor, Investor Relations, (800) 663-8072

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