TIDELANDS ROYALTY TRUST 'B'
UNITHOLDER APPROVAL OF SUCCESSOR CORPORATE TRUSTEE

DALLAS, Texas, May 22, 2014 - U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, a division of Bank of America, N.A., as Trustee of the Tidelands Royalty Trust "B" (OTC BB: TIRTZ) ("Tidelands" or the "Trust"), announced that at the special meeting of the Trust's unitholders held today, the unitholders of the Trust voted to approve the proposal to appoint Southwest Bank as successor corporate trustee to serve as trustee of the Trust once the resignation of the current Trustee of the Trust takes effect. The effective date of U.S. Trust's resignation as trustee of the Trust will depend on the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions set forth in the Trustee's notice of resignation.

Forward-looking Statements

    Any statements in this press release about plans for the Trust, the expected timing of the completion of the proposed resignation of the Trustee or appointment of a successor trustee, and other statements containing the words "estimates," "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "expects," "will," "may," "intends" and similar expressions, other than historical facts, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Factors or risks that could cause our actual results to differ materially from the results we anticipate include, but are not limited to the inability of the Trustee to resign or Southwest Bank to assume duties as successor trustee due to the failure to satisfy conditions to the Trustee's resignation set forth in the Trustee's notice of resignation.

    Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Trustee’s views as of the date hereof. The Trustee anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause its views to change. However, while the Trustee may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Trustee's views as of any date subsequent to the date hereof.

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Contact:
Ron E. Hooper
Senior Vice President
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Toll Free - 1.800.985.0794
 
The Trustee for the Tidelands Royalty Trust 'B' is Bank of America, N.A.