Swank Capital and Cushing® MLP Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of the Cushing® MLP High Income Index

DALLAS, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® MLP Asset Management, LP announced today that the 30 members of the Cushing® MLP High Income Index will be rebalanced after the market close on April 13, 2012 as part of normal index operations.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents effective April 16, 2012:

Company Name

Ticker

Tier

Index Weight

Prior Tier

Ferrellgas Partners  LP

FGP

1

5.0%

1

Breitburn Energy Partners LP

BBEP

1

5.0%

1

Natural Resource Partners LP

NRP

1

5.0%

1

Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP

PVR

1

5.0%

1

CVR Partners LP

UAN

1

5.0%

2

Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP

EROC

1

5.0%

2

Vanguard Natural Resources LLC

VNR

1

5.0%

2

Calumet Specialty Products

CLMT

1

5.0%

2

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners

BWP

1

5.0%

2

Energy Transfer Partners LP

ETP

1

5.0%

1

Navios Maritime Partners LP

NMM

2

3.5%

3

Exterran Partners LP

EXLP

2

3.5%

3

Crosstex Energy LP

XTEX

2

3.5%

3

Regency Energy Partners LP

RGP

2

3.5%

1

Amerigas Partners  LP

APU

2

3.5%

N/A

Nustar Energy LP

NS

2

3.5%

1

Linn Energy LLC

LINE

2

3.5%

1

Alliance Resource Partners  LP

ARLP

2

3.5%

N/A

Buckeye Partners LP

BPL

2

3.5%

3

Enbridge Energy Partners  LP

EEP

2

3.5%

3

Capital Product Partners LP

CPLP

3

1.5%

N/A

QR Energy LP

QRE

3

1.5%

N/A

Suburban Propane Partners  LP

SPH

3

1.5%

N/A

Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners

PSE

3

1.5%

2

Cheniere Energy Partners LP

CQP

3

1.5%

3

Legacy Reserves LP

LGCY

3

1.5%

2

Plains Natural Gas Storage LP

PNG

3

1.5%

3

Inergy Midstream LP

NRGM

3

1.5%

N/A

Teekay Offshore Partners LP

TOO

3

1.5%

2

Copano Energy LLC

CPNO

3

1.5%

2

Constituents removed, effective April 16, 2012:

Company Name

Ticker



Atlas Pipeline Partners LP

APL

Teekay LNG Partners LP

TGP

Rentech Nitrogen Partners LP

RNF

Energy Transfer Equity LP

ETE

Genesis Energy  LP

GEL

Targa Resources Partners LP

NGLS

The Cushing® MLP High Income Index tracks the performance of 30 publicly traded energy and shipping master limited partnership (MLP) securities with an emphasis on current yield.  The securities are chosen for inclusion according to a three-tier proprietary weighting system developed by Cushing® MLP Asset Management, LP. The Cushing® 30 MLP High Income Index is calculated by Standard & Poor's and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker "MLPY" and FactSet ticker "MLPH-CME".

ABOUT CUSHING® MLP ASSET MANAGEMENT, LP.

Cushing® MLP Asset Management, LP ("Cushing"), a subsidiary of Swank Capital, is an SEC-registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Cushing serves as investment adviser to affiliated funds and managed accounts which invest primarily in securities of MLPs and other natural resource companies.  Cushing is also the sponsor of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index, a North American energy infrastructure index comprised of 30 equally weighted publicly traded MLPs.  The Cushing® 30 MLP Index is calculated by Standard & Poor's and reported under the Bloomberg ticker "MLPX" and FactSet Ticker "MLPX-CME". Cushing continues to expand its platform of MLP-related investment products, leveraging extensive industry contacts and unparalleled research depth to drive both passive and actively managed investment opportunities for individual and institutional investors.  Cushing seeks to identify and exploit investment niches it believes are generally less understood and less followed by the broader investor community.

The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the "Index") is the exclusive property of Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP, which has contracted with S&P to maintain and calculate the Index.  Standard & Poor's® and S&P® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. "Calculated by S&P Custom Indices" and its related stylized mark(s) are service marks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and have been licensed for use by Cushing® MLP Asset Management, LP.  S&P and its affiliates shall have no liability for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.

SOURCE Swank Capital, LLC; Cushing MLP Asset Management, LP



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