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 (June 12, 2015) 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 June 19, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on June 22, 2015.

Cushing® 30 MLP Index constituents, effective June 22, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker Index Weight Status
AmeriGas Partners, L.P.
APU 3.33% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
ARLP 3.33% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
BPL 3.33% NEW
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP
CMLP 3.33% Existing
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P.
DPM 3.33% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
EEP 3.33% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP
ENLK 3.33% Existing
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.
EPD 3.33% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.
ETE 3.33% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
ETP 3.33% Existing
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
FGP 3.33% NEW
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
MMP 3.33% Existing
MPLX 3.33% Existing
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.
MWE 3.33% Existing
NGL Energy Partners LP
NGL 3.33% Existing
Targa Resources Partners, L.P.
NGLS 3.33% Existing
ONEOK Partners, L.P.
OKS 3.33% Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
PAA 3.33% Existing
Plains GP Holdings, L.P.
PAGP 3.33% Existing
Rose Rock Midstream, L.P.
RRMS 3.33% NEW
Summit Midstream Partners, LP
SMLP 3.33% NEW
Sunoco LP
SUN 3.33% Existing
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P.
SXL 3.33% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP
TEP 3.33% NEW
Tesoro Logistics LP
TLLP 3.33% Existing
Targa Resources Corp.
TRGP 3.33% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P.
WES 3.33% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc.
WMB 3.33% Existing
Western Refining Logistics, LP
WNRL 3.33% NEW
Williams Partners, L.P.
WPZ 3.33% Existing

Constituents removed, effective June 22, 2015:

Company Name
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P.
EQT Midstream Partners, LP
EnLink Midstream, LLC
Global Partners LP
Phillips 66 Partners LP
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.


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 proprietary fundamental scoring 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”.


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® MLP Market Cap Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY) and The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CRTY). For more information, please visit www.swankcapital.com/the-cushing-indices.

Gavin Worthy

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 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.