Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce a Constituent Change to The Cushing® Energy Index

Dallas, Texas (October 11, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an upcoming interim change to the constituents of The Cushing® Energy Index (the “Index”). The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Sub-Index”) announced today that after the market closes on October 18, 2018, and effective on October 19, 2018, Index constituent Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) will be removed from the Sub-Index and replaced with Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP). Consequently, per the Index’s Methodology Guide, after the market closes on October 18, 2018, and effective on October 19, 2018, TRGP will replace ETP in the Index at ETP’s then-current weight.

There will be no changes to the remaining constituents of the Index due to this event.

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies 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 https://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 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.

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce a Constituent Change to The Cushing® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (October 11, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an upcoming interim change to constituents of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”). On August 1, 2018, Index constituents Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) announced a merger agreement wherein ETE would acquire ETP, subject to the approval of ETP unitholders. A special meeting of ETP unitholders is scheduled for October 18, 2018, for the purpose of voting on the merger agreement. Per the Index’s methodology guide, after the market closes on October 18, 2018, and effective on October 19, 2018, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) will replace ETP as a constituent of the Index at ETP’s then-current weight.

There will be no changes to the remaining constituents of the Index due to this event.

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 higher-yielding publicly traded midstream energy infrastructure companies, including master limited partnerships (MLPs) and non-MLP energy midstream corporations (each, a “Midstream Company” and collectively, “Midstream Companies”). Constituents are chosen according to a three-tiered 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 Midstream Companies 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 https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

Contact:

Judson Redmond

214-692-6334

www.cushingasset.com

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 has 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 Swank Capital, LLC, and 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 a Rebalance of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index

Dallas, Texas (October 11, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an upcoming interim rebalance of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”). On August 1, 2018, Index constituents Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) announced a merger agreement wherein ETE would acquire ETP, subject to the approval of ETP unitholders. A special meeting of ETP unitholders is scheduled for October 18, 2018, for the purpose of voting on the merger agreement. Per the Index’s methodology guide, after the market closes on October 18, 2018, and effective on October 19, 2018, ETP will be removed as a constituent of the Index.

Because ETP is expected to have a weight in the Index in excess of 3.5% at the time of its removal, per the Index’s methodology guide, the Index will be rebalanced and all constituent weightings will be adjusted effective on October 19, 2018, as shown below.

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

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 7.50% Existing
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 7.50% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 7.50% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 7.50% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 7.50% Existing
Cheniere Energy, Inc. LNG 7.50% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 7.07% Existing
Targa Resources Corp. TRGP 6.59% Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. PAA 5.77% NEW
MPLX LP MPLX 5.30% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 2.78% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.43% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.43% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.25% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.03% Existing
Tallgrass Energy, LP TGE 1.89% Existing
Plains GP Holdings, L.P. PAGP 1.84% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 1.54% Existing
Antero Midstream Partners LP AM 1.53% Existing
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP 1.48% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 1.44% Existing
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 1.40% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. EEP 1.27% Existing
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 0.97% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 0.94% Existing
SemGroup Corporation SEMG 0.87% Existing
Sunoco LP SUN 0.83% Existing
Western Gas Equity Partners, LP WGP 0.82% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 0.77% Existing
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 0.76% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 19, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Antero Midstream GP LP AMGP
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies, including master limited partnerships (MLPs) and non-MLP midstream corporations (each, a “Midstream Company” and collectively, “Midstream Companies”). 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 Midstream Companies. 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 Midstream Companies 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 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 https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

Contact:

Judson Redmond

214-692-6334

www.cushingasset.com

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.

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce a Constituent Change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Dallas, Texas (October 11, 2018) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an upcoming interim change to the constituents of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”). On August 1, 2018, Index constituents Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) announced a merger agreement wherein ETE would acquire ETP, subject to the approval of ETP unitholders. A special meeting of ETP unitholders is scheduled for October 18, 2018, for the purpose of voting on the merger agreement. Per the Index’s methodology guide, after the market closes on October 18, 2018, and effective on October 19, 2018, Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP) will replace ETP as a constituent of the Index at ETP’s then-current weight.

There will be no changes to the remaining constituents of the Index due to this event.

ABOUT THE CUSHING® 30 MLP INDEX

The Cushing® 30 MLP Index tracks the performance of 30 publicly traded midstream energy infrastructure companies, including master limited partnerships (MLPs) and non-MLP energy midstream corporations (each, a “Midstream Company” and collectively, “Midstream Companies”). Constituents of the Index are selected by using a formula-based proprietary valuation model developed by Cushing® Asset Management, LP to rank Midstream Companies 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 Midstream Companies 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), 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 https://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 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (October 5, 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 October 12, 2018, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 15, 2018.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective October 15, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Tier Index Weight Prior Tier
Golar LNG Partners LP GMLP 1 5.0% 1
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 1 5.0% 1
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 1 5.0% 1
USA Compression Partners, LP USAC 1 5.0% 1
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. EEP 1 5.0% 1
Sunoco LP SUN 1 5.0% 1
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 1 5.0% 1
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 1 5.0% 1
SemGroup Corporation SEMG 1 5.0% New
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 1 5.0% 1
Hi-Crush Partners LP HCLP 2 3.5% 2
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 2 3.5% 2
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2 3.5% 2
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2 3.5% 2
GasLog Partners LP GLOP 2 3.5% 3
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HEP 2 3.5% 3
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2 3.5% 2
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2 3.5% 1
Tallgrass Energy, LP TGE 2 3.5% 3
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2 3.5% 2
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 3 1.5% 2
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 3 1.5% 2
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 3 1.5% 3
Western Gas Equity Partners, LP WGP 3 1.5% 3
MPLX LP MPLX 3 1.5% 3
CNX Midstream Partners LP CNXM 3 1.5% 3
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 3 1.5% 3
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 3 1.5% New
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 3 1.5% 2
Targa Resources Corp. TRGP 3 1.5% New

Constituents removed, effective October 15, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD
Martin Midstream Partners L.P. MMLP

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 higher-yielding publicly traded midstream energy infrastructure companies, including master limited partnerships (MLPs) and non-MLP energy midstream corporations (each, a “Midstream Company” an collectively, “Midstream Companies”). Constituents are chosen according to a three-tiered 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 Midstream Companies 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 https://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 (September 21, 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 September 28, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 1, 2018:

Cushing® Utility Index constituents, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
PPL Corporation PPL 4.43% Existing
The Southern Company SO 4.40% Existing
Dominion Energy, Inc. D 3.79% Existing
Duke Energy Corporation DUK 3.71% Existing
Entergy Corporation ETR 3.48% Existing
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. CNP 3.19% Existing
FirstEnergy Corp. FE 3.13% Existing
The AES Corporation AES 3.07% Existing
Consolidated Edison, Inc. ED 2.93% Existing
Edison International EIX 2.88% Existing
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation PNW 2.82% Existing
American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 2.80% Existing
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. PEG 2.78% Existing
WEC Energy Group, Inc. WEC 2.64% Existing
Evergy, Inc. EVRG 2.64% Existing
Eversource Energy ES 2.61% Existing
DTE Energy Company DTE 2.59% Existing
Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 2.58% Existing
Exelon Corporation EXC 2.56% Existing
Alliant Energy Corporation LNT 2.50% Existing
Sempra Energy SRE 2.49% Existing
NiSource Inc. NI 2.45% Existing
CMS Energy Corporation CMS 2.34% Existing
Ameren Corporation AEE 2.29% Existing
NextEra Energy, Inc. NEE 2.10% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 2.00% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.00% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2.00% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2.00% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.00% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
American Water Works Company, Inc. AWK 1.66% Existing
SCANA Corporation SCG 1.14% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies 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 https://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 (September 21, 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 September 28, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 1, 2018:

Cushing® Transportation Index constituents, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS 6.00% Existing
Ryder System, Inc. R 6.00% Existing
Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL 6.00% Existing
Matson, Inc. MATX 6.00% Existing
Union Pacific Corporation UNP 6.00% Existing
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. CHRW 6.00% Existing
Alaska Air Group, Inc. ALK 6.00% Existing
Norfolk Southern Corporation NSC 6.00% Existing
Kansas City Southern KSU 4.28% Existing
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. EXPD 4.26% Existing
CSX Corporation CSX 4.17% Existing
FedEx Corporation FDX 3.75% Existing
Southwest Airlines Co. LUV 3.55% Existing
American Airlines Group Inc. AAL 3.37% Existing
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. JBHT 2.75% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 2.00% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.00% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2.00% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2.00% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.00% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
Landstar System, Inc. LSTR 1.87% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies 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 https://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 (September 21, 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 September 28, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 1, 2018:

Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index constituents, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. LYB 3.75% Existing
International Paper Company IP 3.37% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 3.29% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 3.24% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 2.99% Existing
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP 2.94% Existing
WestRock Company WRK 2.92% Existing
Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY 2.68% Existing
Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM 2.65% Existing
Packaging Corporation of America PKG 2.58% Existing
Chevron Corporation CVX 2.56% Existing
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. APD 2.50% Existing
Nucor Corporation NUE 2.26% Existing
Schlumberger N.V. (Schlumberger Limited) SLB 2.23% Existing
Eastman Chemical Company EMN 2.19% Existing
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. CF 2.17% Existing
DowDuPont Inc. DWDP 2.13% Existing
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. IFF 2.04% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 2.00% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.00% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2.00% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2.00% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.00% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Phillips 66 PSX 2.00% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
Valero Energy Corporation VLO 1.99% Existing
Praxair, Inc. PX 1.93% Existing
Avery Dennison Corporation AVY 1.79% Existing
Newmont Mining Corporation NEM 1.71% Existing
PPG Industries, Inc. PPG 1.61% Existing
Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC 1.56% Existing
Baker Hughes, A GE Company BHGE 1.50% Existing
Sealed Air Corporation SEE 1.48% Existing
Apache Corporation APA 1.46% Existing
HollyFrontier Corporation HFC 1.38% Existing
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. FCX 1.35% Existing
Halliburton Company HAL 1.23% Existing
Albemarle Corporation ALB 1.22% Existing
TechnicFMC plc FTI 1.15% Existing
Andeavor ANDV 1.07% Existing
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation APC 1.05% NEW
ConocoPhillips COP 1.03% Existing
Ecolab Inc. ECL 1.00% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Ball Corporation BLL
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP
Hess Corporation HES

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies 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 https://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 (September 21, 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 September 28, 2018, the constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 1, 2018:

Cushing® Energy Index constituents, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 6.00% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 5.97% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 5.51% Existing
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. HP 5.41% Existing
Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY 4.94% Existing
Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM 4.87% Existing
Chevron Corporation CVX 4.71% Existing
Schlumberger N.V. (Schlumberger Limited) SLB 4.11% Existing
Phillips 66 PSX 3.68% Existing
Valero Energy Corporation VLO 3.67% Existing
Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC 2.87% Existing
Baker Hughes, A GE Company BHGE 2.75% Existing
Apache Corporation APA 2.68% Existing
HollyFrontier Corporation HFC 2.53% Existing
Halliburton Company HAL 2.26% Existing
TechnicFMC plc FTI 2.11% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 2.00% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.00% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 2.00% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.00% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.00% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 2.00% Existing
Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP DM 2.00% Existing
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 2.00% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.00% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 2.00% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 2.00% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 2.00% Existing
Andeavor ANDV 1.97% Existing
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation APC 1.94% Existing
ConocoPhillips COP 1.90% Existing
Hess Corporation HES 1.81% Existing
Noble Energy, Inc. NBL 1.80% Existing
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation COG 1.35% Existing
Marathon Oil Corporation MRO 1.16% Existing

Constituents removed, effective October 1, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies 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 https://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® MLP Market Cap Index

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Dallas, Texas (September 14, 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 September 21, 2018, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on September 24, 2018.

Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents, effective September 24, 2018:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. EPD 7.50% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 7.50% Existing
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 7.50% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 7.50% Existing
Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI 7.50% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 7.50% Existing
Cheniere Energy, Inc. LNG 7.43% Existing
Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ETE 7.08% Existing
Targa Resources Corp. TRGP 6.21% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 5.39% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 2.83% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.61% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.55% Existing
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 2.19% Existing
DCP Midstream, LP DCP 1.92% Existing
Tallgrass Energy, LP TGE 1.89% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 1.50% Existing
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP 1.42% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 1.41% Existing
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 1.40% Existing
Antero Midstream Partners LP AM 1.34% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. EEP 1.26% Existing
SemGroup Corporation SEMG 0.96% Existing
Crestwood Equity Partners LP CEQP 0.95% Existing
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 0.89% Existing
Western Gas Equity Partners, LP WGP 0.87% Existing
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 0.76% NEW
Sunoco LP SUN 0.75% NEW
Enable Midstream Partners, LP ENBL 0.70% Existing
Antero Midstream GP LP AMGP 0.69% Existing

 

Constituents removed, effective September 24, 2018:

Company Name Ticker
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. HEP
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL

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 midstream energy infrastructure companies, including master limited partnerships (MLPs) and non-MLP midstream corporations (each, a “Midstream Company” and collectively, “Midstream Companies”). 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 Midstream Companies. 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 Midstream Companies 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 https://www.cushingasset.com/indices.

Contact:

Judson Redmond

214-692-6334

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.