MV Oil Trust (NYSE: MVO) announced the Trust distribution of Net Profits for the third quarterly payment period ended September 30, 2010.
Unitholders of record on October 15, 2010 will receive a distribution amounting to $7,015,000 or $0.61 per unit payable October 25, 2010.
Volumes, price and Net Profits for the payment period were:
|Percentage applicable to Trust’s 80%|
|Net Profits Interest||$7,272,304|
|Gross Hedge Proceeds||$0|
|Percentage applicable to Trust 80%|
|Net Hedge Proceeds||$0|
|Total cash proceeds available for the Trust||$7,272,304|
|Provision for estimated Trust expenses||($257,304)|
|Net cash proceeds available for distribution||$7,015,000|
As previously reported, the Trust's second quarterly distribution included amounts from collections from SemCrude, L.P. and Eaglwing, L.P. for sales of oil during the 20-day period immediately prior to their bankruptcy in July 2008. As also previously reported, Vess Oil Corporation and Murfin Drilling Company, Inc., who are the operators of the underlying properties of MV Partners, LLC, filed proofs of claims in the bankruptcy case on a lease by lease basis on their own behalf and on behalf of various working interest owners (inclusive of MV Partners' interests), overriding royalty owners and royalty owners. Vess Oil and Murfin Drilling received funds in late September 2010 for the collection of the sale of oil volumes to SemCrude and Eaglwing for the period prior to such 20-day period. Such funds represent the payout on such claims, less certain charges allowed by the bankruptcy court. Such funds are being assessed and allocated among the various working interest owners, overriding royalty owners and royalty owners. At this time, the amount allocable to MV Partners cannot be determined. Such allocation, and ultimate distribution to the Trust of its applicable portion, is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2010, with the Trust expected to distribute such funds as part of its distribution for the fourth quarter of 2010.