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

Dallas, Texas (April 6, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on April 13, 2018, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 16, 2018.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective April 16, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Tier Index Weight Prior Tier
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 1 5.0% 1
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 1 5.0% 3
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 1 5.0% 1
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 1 5.0% 1
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 1 5.0% 1
Golar LNG Partners LP GMLP 1 5.0% 1
Sunoco LP SUN 1 5.0% 1
USA Compression Partners, LP USAC 1 5.0% New
TC PipeLines, LP TCP 1 5.0% 2
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 1 5.0% 1
SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. SXCP 2 3.5% 2
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2 3.5% 1
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 2 3.5% New
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2 3.5% 2
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2 3.5% 2
Archrock Partners, L.P. APLP 2 3.5% New
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HEP 2 3.5% 2
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 2 3.5% 1
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2 3.5% 1
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2 3.5% 3
Martin Midstream Partners L.P. MMLP 3 1.5% 3
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 3 1.5% 2
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 3 1.5% 2
GasLog Partners LP GLOP 3 1.5% 3
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 3 1.5% 2
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 3 1.5% 3
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 3 1.5% New
Hi-Crush Partners LP HCLP 3 1.5% New
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 3 1.5% 2
MPLX LP MPLX 3 1.5% 3


Constituents removed, effective April 16, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
KNOT Offshore Partners LP KNOP
Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. CQP
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
NuStar GP Holdings, LLC NSH

ABOUT THE CUSHING® MLP HIGH INCOME INDEX

The Cushing® MLP High Income Index provides a benchmark that is designed to track 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® Asset Management, LP. The Cushing® MLP High Income Index is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “MLPY”. 

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 MLP and energy income investors by sponsoring a variety of industry benchmarks, including The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  MLPX), The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  CMCI), 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.

For additional information contact:

Judson Redmond

214-692-6334

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

The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, which have contracted with S&P Opco, LLC (a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) (“S&P Dow Jones Indices”) to maintain and calculate 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 Cushing® Asset Management, LP.  Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices, SPFS, Dow Jones S&P nor any of their affiliates sponsor and promote the Index and none shall be liable for any errors or omissions in calculating the Index.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 22, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Utility Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 29, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 2, 2018:

Cushing® Utility Index constituents, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
SCANA Corporation SCG 4.70% Existing
PPL Corporation PPL 4.47% Existing
The Southern Company SO 3.93% Existing
Dominion Energy, Inc. D 3.62% Existing
The AES Corporation AES 3.60% Existing
Duke Energy Corporation DUK 3.46% Existing
Entergy Corporation ETR 3.35% Existing
FirstEnergy Corp. FE 3.17% Existing
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. CNP 3.07% Existing
Edison International EIX 2.86% Existing
Consolidated Edison, Inc. ED 2.76% Existing
American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 2.73% Existing
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. PEG 2.73% Existing
Exelon Corporation EXC 2.67% Existing
WEC Energy Group, Inc. WEC 2.67% Existing
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation PNW 2.65% Existing
Eversource Energy ES 2.60% Existing
DTE Energy Company DTE 2.56% Existing
Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 2.55% Existing
Alliant Energy Corporation LNT 2.51% Existing
NiSource Inc. NI 2.50% Existing
Ameren Corporation AEE 2.46% Existing
CMS Energy Corporation CMS 2.41% Existing
Sempra Energy SRE 2.40% Existing
NextEra Energy, Inc. NEE 2.06% Existing
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 2.00% NEW
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 2.00% NEW
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% NEW
Sunoco LP SUN 2.00% NEW
American Water Works Company, Inc. AWK 1.51% Existing


Constituents removed, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP

ABOUT THE CUSHING® UTILITY INDEX

The Cushing® Utility Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in electric, gas and water utility services as well as master limited partnerships (MLPs) engaged in storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CUTI”.

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 Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), 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) and The Cushing® Transportation Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CTRI). 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® Utility Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 22, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Transportation Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 29, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 2, 2018:

Cushing® Transportation Index constituents, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS 6.00% Existing
Ryder System, Inc. R 6.00% Existing
Matson, Inc. MATX 6.00% Existing
Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL 6.00% Existing
Union Pacific Corporation UNP 6.00% Existing
Norfolk Southern Corporation NSC 6.00% Existing
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. CHRW 6.00% Existing
Alaska Air Group, Inc. ALK 6.00% Existing
CSX Corporation CSX 5.50% Existing
Kansas City Southern KSU 4.80% Existing
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. EXPD 4.65% Existing
Southwest Airlines Co. LUV 2.93% Existing
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. JBHT 2.83% Existing
FedEx Corporation FDX 2.83% Existing
American Airlines Group Inc. AAL 2.57% Existing
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 2.00% NEW
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 2.00% NEW
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% NEW
Sunoco LP SUN 2.00% NEW
Landstar System, Inc. LSTR 1.89% Existing


Constituents removed, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP

ABOUT THE CUSHING® TRANSPORTATION INDEX

The Cushing® Transportation Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in road, rail, marine and air transportation of cargoes and passengers, as well as master limited partnerships (MLPs) engaged in storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CTRI”.

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 Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), 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) 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® Transportation Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index

Dallas, Texas (March 22, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 29, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 2, 2018:

Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index constituents, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. LYB 3.58% Existing
International Paper Company IP 3.43% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 3.41% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 3.31% Existing
Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY 3.07% Existing
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF 3.04% Existing
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP 2.73% Existing
Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM 2.66% Existing
WestRock Company WRK 2.56% Existing
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. APD 2.55% Existing
Chevron Corporation CVX 2.50% Existing
Nucor Corporation NUE 2.28% Existing
DowDuPont Inc. DWDP 2.20% Existing
Valero Energy Corporation VLO 2.16% Existing
Praxair, Inc. PX 2.11% Existing
Packaging Corporation of America PKG 2.08% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 2.04% Existing
Eastman Chemical Company EMN 2.03% Existing
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 2.00% NEW
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 2.00% NEW
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% NEW
Sunoco LP SUN 2.00% NEW
Schlumberger N.V. (Schlumberger Limited) SLB 1.95% Existing
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. IFF 1.95% Existing
Phillips 66 PSX 1.88% Existing
Apache Corporation APA 1.76% Existing
Monsanto Company MON 1.75% Existing
Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC 1.64% Existing
Avery Dennison Corporation AVY 1.56% Existing
Baker Hughes, A GE Company BHGE 1.54% Existing
PPG Industries, Inc. PPG 1.52% Existing
Andeavor ANDV 1.50% Existing
Newmont Mining Corporation NEM 1.44% NEW
Sealed Air Corporation SEE 1.41% Existing
Albemarle Corporation ALB 1.35% Existing
ConocoPhillips COP 1.33% Existing
Hess Corporation HES 1.31% Existing
Ecolab Inc. ECL 1.16% Existing
TechnicFMC plc FTI 1.11% Existing
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation APC 1.09% NEW
Halliburton Company HAL 1.01% Existing


Constituents removed, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Ball Corporation BLL
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP

ABOUT THE CUSHING® ENERGY SUPPLY CHAIN INDEX

The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in exploration and production, refining and marketing, or storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels; oil and natural gas equipment and services companies; and companies that extract and/or manufacture materials. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CSCI”.

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 Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), 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® 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® Energy Supply Chain Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 22, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 29, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 2, 2018:

Cushing® Energy Index constituents, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 6.00% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 6.00% Existing
Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY 5.74% Existing
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP 5.11% Existing
Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM 4.96% Existing
Chevron Corporation CVX 4.66% Existing
Valero Energy Corporation VLO 4.03% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 3.81% Existing
Schlumberger N.V. (Schlumberger Limited) SLB 3.63% Existing
Phillips 66 PSX 3.51% Existing
Apache Corporation APA 3.28% Existing
Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC 3.07% Existing
Baker Hughes, A GE Company BHGE 2.87% Existing
Andeavor ANDV 2.80% Existing
ConocoPhillips COP 2.48% Existing
Hess Corporation HES 2.46% Existing
TechnicFMC plc FTI 2.08% Existing
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation APC 2.04% NEW
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 2.00% NEW
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 2.00% NEW
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% NEW
Sunoco LP SUN 2.00% NEW
Halliburton Company HAL 1.89% Existing
Noble Energy, Inc. NBL 1.63% Existing
Marathon Oil Corporation MRO 1.56% Existing
Devon Energy Corporation DVN 1.21% NEW
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation COG 1.18% Existing


Constituents removed, effective April 2, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP

ABOUT THE CUSHING® ENERGY INDEX

The Cushing® Energy Index tracks the performance of widely held companies engaged in exploration and production, refining and marketing, and storage and transportation of oil, natural gas, coal and consumable fuels, as well as oil and natural gas equipment and services companies. Constituents of the Index are weighted based on current yield. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CENI”.

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 Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), The Cushing® 30 MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY), 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® Energy Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 9, 2018) 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 March 16, 2018, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, effective March 19, 2018, as follows. Although there will be changes to the constituent weightings, there will be no changes to the Index constituents on the effective date.

Cushing® 30 MLP Index constituents, effective March 19, 2018:

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
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P. BWP 3.33% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 3.33% Existing
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM 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
EnLink Midstream, LLC ENLC 3.33% Existing
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 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

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 Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 9, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing® Asset Management, LP, announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 16, 2018, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on March 19, 2018.

Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents, effective March 19, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 7.50% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 7.50% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 7.50% Existing
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 7.50% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 7.50% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 7.50% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 6.29% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 4.50% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 4.02% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 3.49% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 3.22% Existing
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 3.02% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.81% Existing
TC PipeLines, LP TCP 2.61% Existing
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP 2.60% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.40% Existing
Antero Midstream Partners LP AM 2.29% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 1.75% Existing
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 1.58% Existing
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 1.44% Existing
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. AHGP 1.44% NEW
Antero Midstream GP LP AMGP 1.39% Existing
Rice Midstream Partners LP RMP 1.35% Existing
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P. BWP 1.34% Existing
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 1.34% Existing
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 1.34% NEW
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HEP 1.26% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 1.21% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 1.20% Existing
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP TEGP 1.11% Existing

 

Constituents removed, effective March 19, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP
Sunoco LP SUN

ABOUT THE CUSHING® MLP MARKET CAP INDEX

The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index provides a benchmark that is designed to track the performance of widely held master limited partnerships (MLPs). The Index is weighted on a float-adjusted market capitalization basis, with the weight of each constituent capped at 7.5% at rebalance. The Index price level is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices while the constituents are selected from the entire universe of publicly traded MLPs. The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index is calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices and reported on a real-time basis under the Bloomberg ticker “CMCI”.

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 Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX), 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

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

The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of Swank Capital, LLC, and Cushing Asset Management, LP, which have 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 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.