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EnerVest FTS Limited Partnership Announces Filing of Final Prospectus

ENERVEST FTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 2009 (THE "PARTNERSHIP") is pleased to announce that it has filed the final prospectus for its initial public offering on October 30, 2009. An initial closing date will be on or about November 19, 2009.  The Partnership's investment objective is to provide Limited Partners with a tax-advantaged investment in two portfolios. The first portfolio consists of Canadian Exploration Expense (“CEE”) Flow-Through Shares of Resource Companies (the “Class CEE Portfolio”) and the second portfolio consists of Canadian Development Expense (“CDE”) Flow-Through Shares of Resource Companies (the “Class CDE Portfolio”). Each portfolio is designed with a view to achieving capital appreciation for Limited Partners through tax advantaged investments.

The minimum size of the offering was adjusted to $2,000,000 (80,000 units) with the minimum amount of CEE Units or CDE Units adjusted to $500,000 (20,000 units) for each class. The offering is being conducted by a syndicate of Agents that is led by National Bank Financial Inc., and CIBC World Markets Inc. and includes BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., FirstEnergy Capital Corp., Haywood Securities Inc., Blackmont Capital Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Manulife Securities Incorporated, Raymond James Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.

A copy of the Final Prospectus, which includes more details regarding the advantages of investing in a flow through limited partnership and the features of CEE Flow-Through Shares and CDE Flow-Through Shares can be found on SEDAR at

For further information, please contact:
Investor Relations
EnerVest Management Inc.

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Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements. More particularly, this news release contains statements concerning the tax attributes of the investments of the Partnership, the level of risk associated with an investment in the Units and the anticipated timing of a liquidity alternative. These forwardlooking statements are not historical facts but reflect EnerVest 2009 General Partner Corp.’s (the “Administrator”) current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations including changes in tax laws applicable to the Partnership and its securities and the interpretation thereof by the applicable taxation authorities, risks customary to the oil and gas industry and the exploration for and production of oil and gas and reflecting the ability of the Partnership to complete a liquidity alternative. Although the Administrator believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. The Administrator undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new information, future events or other such factors which affect this information, except as required by law.