Eastern American Natural Gas Trust Announces No Opinion Regarding ECA Exchange Offer

AUSTIN, Texas--()--EASTERN AMERICAN NATURAL GAS TRUST (NYSE:NGT) (the “Trust”) announced today that it has filed a Schedule 14D-9 with the Securities and Exchange Commission stating that neither the Trust nor its trustee is making any recommendation or expressing any opinion, and both are remaining neutral, toward the exchange offer being made by Energy Corporation of America for Depositary Units of the Trust.

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust is a grantor trust, which presently holds net profit interests in approximately 329 producing gas wells located in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The Trust will terminate and be liquidated in 2013.

An investment in Depositary Units issued by Eastern American Natural Gas Trust is subject to the risks described in the Trust’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, and all of its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Trust’s annual, quarterly and other filed reports are available over the Internet at the SEC’s web site at http://www.sec.gov.

Contacts

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee
Mike Ulrich, 1 800-852-1422

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust