ROYALTY TRUST ANNOUNCES
MONTHLY CASH DISTRIBUTION FOR AUGUST
Dallas, Texas, August 5, 2009 - Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE: SBR), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.19117 per unit, payable on August 31, 2009, to unit holders of record on August 17, 2009.
This distribution reflects primarily the oil production for May 2009 and the gas production for April 2009, both including postings from the previous month’s production. Preliminary production volumes are approximately 25,615 barrels of oil and 474,362 Mcf of gas. Preliminary average prices are approximately $58.21 per barrel of oil and $3.39 per Mcf of gas. The table below compares this month’s production and prices to the previous month’s:
Revenues are only posted and distributed when they are received. Most energy companies normally issue payment of royalties on or about the 25th of every month, and depending on mail delivery, a varying amount of royalties are not received until after the revenue posting on the last business day of the month. The revenues received after that date will be posted within 30 days of receipt.
Due to the timing of the end of the month of July, approximately $137,000 of revenue received will be posted in the following month of August in addition to normal receipts during August. Since the close of business in July and prior to this press release, approximately $1,344,000 in revenue has been received.
Effective June 1, 2009, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (“AST”) is the new transfer agent and registrar for Sabine Royalty Trust. Unitholders with registered accounts can contact AST with questions relating to transfers of ownership and instruction, change of addresses, direct deposit of distribution checks, and any other account related questions. The dedicated toll free number to call AST will be 1-800-874-2086.
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Ron E. Hooper
Senior Vice President
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Toll Free Number: 1.800.365.6541