Alerian Announces Exterran Partners Added to the Alerian MLP Index

Mar 15, 2011, 08:35 ET from Alerian

DALLAS, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced today that following the close of business on Friday, March 18, Exterran Partners LP (Nasdaq: EXLP) will be added to the Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ).

Exterran provides natural gas contract operations services to customers throughout the United States.

EXLP Shares Outstanding: 32,098,094

EXLP Investable Weight Factor: 0.572919426306123

Enbridge Energy Management LLC (NYSE: EEQ) will be removed from the index following the close of business on March 18. In addition, the 50 constituents of the index will be rebalanced on a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted basis in accordance with the existing index methodology. Constituent additions to and deletions from the index do not reflect an opinion by Alerian on the investment merits of the respective securities.

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