Hugoton Royalty Trust Declares June Cash Distribution

Jun 18, 2010, 10:00 ET from U.S. Trust

DALLAS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, as Trustee of the Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE: HGT), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.127468 per unit, payable on July 15, 2010, to unitholders of record on June 30, 2010. The following table shows underlying gas sales and average prices attributable to the net overriding royalty payments made by XTO Energy Inc. (XTO Energy) to the Trust for both the current month and prior month distributions.  Underlying gas sales volumes attributable to the current month distribution were primarily produced in April.

Underlying Gas Sales

Volumes (Mcf) (a)

Average Gas

Total

Daily

Price per Mcf

Current Month Distribution

1,973,000

66,000

 $4.37

Prior Month Distribution

2,010,000

65,000

 $5.04

(a)  Sales volumes are recorded in the month the trust receives the related net profits income.  Because of this, sales volumes may fluctuate from month to month based on the timing of cash receipts.

XTO Energy has advised the trustee that it has deducted budgeted development costs of $500,000, production expense of $1,393,000 and overhead of $925,000 in determining the royalty payment to the Trust for the current month.

For more information on the Trust, please visit our web site at www.hugotontrust.com.

SOURCE U.S. Trust