AltaGas Income Trust Announces $100 Million Medium-Term Note Offering

January 16, 2007

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 16, 2007) - AltaGas Income Trust (AltaGas or the Trust) (TSX:ALA.UN) today announced that it has agreed to issue $100 million of senior unsecured medium-term notes. The notes carry a coupon rate of 5.07 percent and mature on January 19, 2012.

The offering is being made through a syndicate of investment dealers led by Scotia Capital Inc. under AltaGas' Universal Shelf Prospectus dated May 18, 2005 and Prospectus Supplement dated August 23, 2005 establishing AltaGas' medium-term note program.

The unsecured medium-term notes are rated BBB (low), positive trend by Dominion Bond Rating Service Limited and BBB-, stable outlook by Standard & Poor's.

The net proceeds from the offering will be used to pay down existing bank indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.

AltaGas Income Trust is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing integrated energy infrastructure and services organizations. The Trust creates value by growing and optimizing assets and services across the energy value chain to serve North America's energy demand. Since 1994, AltaGas Income Trust has expanded its business to include natural gas gathering and processing, extraction of ethane and natural gas liquids, transmission, sale of wholesale power from its gas-fired generation and power purchase-based arrangements, natural gas and natural gas liquids, as well as retail energy services to commercial, industrial and institutional end-users across Canada.

AltaGas Income Trust's units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ALA.UN. The Trust is included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index, the S&P/TSX Capped Income Trust Index and the S&P/TSX Capped Energy Trust Index.

When used in this news release, the words "anticipate," "estimate," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include operating performance, regulatory and environmental issues, weather and economic conditions, competition and financing availability. For additional information on these and other factors, see the reports filed by AltaGas with Canadian securities regulators. AltaGas disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information whether as a result of new information or future event.

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