Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Dallas, Texas (September 8, 2017) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on September 15, 2017, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, effective September 18, 2017, as follows. Although there will be changes to the constituent weightings, there will be no changes to the Index constituents on this date.

Cushing® 30 MLP Index constituents, effective September 18, 2017:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 3.33% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 3.33% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 3.33% Existing
Antero Midstream Partners LP AM 3.33% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 3.33% Existing
Cone Midstream Partners LP CNNX 3.33% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 3.33% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 3.33% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 3.33% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 3.33% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 3.33% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 3.33% Existing
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 3.33% Existing
Genesis Energy, L.P. GEL 3.33% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 3.33% Existing
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 3.33% Existing
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 3.33% Existing
Noble Midstream Partners LP NBLX 3.33% Existing
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 3.33% Existing
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP 3.33% Existing
Rice Midstream Partners LP RMP 3.33% Existing
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 3.33% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 3.33% Existing
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 3.33% Existing
Sunoco LP SUN 3.33% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 3.33% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 3.33% Existing
Valero Energy Partners LP VLP 3.33% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 3.33% Existing
Western Refining Logistics, LP WNRL 3.33% Existing

ABOUT THE CUSHING® 30 MLP INDEX

The Cushing® 30 MLP Index tracks the performance of 30 publicly traded MLP securities that hold midstream energy infrastructure assets in North America, chosen according to a formula-based proprietary valuation model developed by Cushing® Asset Management, LP to rank MLPs for potential inclusion in the Index. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “MLPX”.

ABOUT SWANK CAPITAL AND CUSHING® ASSET MANAGEMENT

Cushing® Asset Management, LP (“Cushing”), a subsidiary of Swank Capital, LLC, 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 dedicated to serving the needs of investors by sponsoring a variety of benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY), The Cushing® Energy Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CENI), The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CSCI), The Cushing® Transportation Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CTRI) and The Cushing® Utility Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CUTI). For more information, please visit http://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

Contact:

Judson Redmond

214-692-6334

www.cushingasset.com

Source: Cushing® Asset Management, LP and Swank Capital, LLC

The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Cushing Asset Management, LP, which has contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to calculate and maintain the Index.  S&P® is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“SPFS”); Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and, these trademarks have been licensed to S&P Dow Jones Indices. “Calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices” and its related stylized mark(s) have been licensed for use by Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP. Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones nor any of their affiliates sponsor and promote the Index and none shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.