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

Dallas, Texas (December 11, 2015) 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 December 18, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on December 21, 2015.

Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents, effective December 21, 2015:

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
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 7.50% Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. PAA 5.86% Existing
MPLX LP MPLX 5.53% NEW
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 5.35% Existing
Williams Partners, L.P. WPZ 4.02% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners,  L.P. EEP 3.26% Existing
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P. SXL 3.26% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 3.10% Existing
ONEOK Partners, L.P. OKS 3.09% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 2.57% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 2.40% Existing
Genesis Energy, L.P. GEL 2.30% Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP SEP 2.24% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 2.16% Existing
Targa Resources Partners, L.P. NGLS 2.02% Existing
NuStar Energy, L.P. NS 1.90% Existing
Tesoro Logistics LP TLLP 1.84% Existing
TC PipeLines, LP TCP 1.59% Existing
Plains GP Holdings, L.P. PAGP 1.56% Existing
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P. DPM 1.49% Existing
Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. SHLX 1.45% NEW
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 1.34% Existing
Targa Resources Corp. TRGP 1.10% Existing
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. SPH 1.09% Existing
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P. BWP 1.00% Existing
Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. EEQ 0.98% Existing

Constituents removed, effective December 21, 2015:

NGL Energy Partners LP NGL
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP

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 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) and The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CRTY). For more information, please visit www.swankcapital.com/the-cushingindices.

Contact:
Judson Redmond
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP Market Cap 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (December 11, 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 December 18, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, effective December 21, 2015, 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 December 21, 2015:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. ARLP 3.33% Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P. APU 3.33% Existing
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P. BWP 3.33% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 3.33% Existing
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P. DPM 3.33% Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP EQM 3.33% Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP ENLK 3.33% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners,  L.P. EEP 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
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. FGP 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
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% Existing
Summit Midstream Partners, LP SMLP 3.33% Existing
Sunoco LP SUN 3.33% Existing
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P. SXL 3.33% Existing
Targa Resources Partners, L.P. NGLS 3.33% Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP TEP 3.33% Existing
Targa Resources Corp. TRGP 3.33% Existing
Tesoro Logistics LP TLLP 3.33% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 3.33% Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P. WES 3.33% Existing
Western Refining Logistics, LP WNRL 3.33% Existing
Williams Partners, L.P. WPZ 3.33% Existing

ABOUT THE CUSHING® 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 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”.

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® 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.

Contact:
Judson Redmond
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.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 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 Potential Constituent Change to The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index

Dallas, Texas (November 24, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change and special rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”). Index constituent MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) previously entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) wherein MWE would be acquired by MPLX, subject to the approval of MWE unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of MWE is scheduled for December 1, 2015, at 9:00 AM Mountain Standard Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

Should the acquisition be approved, MWE will be removed from the Index and replaced with Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: SEP) after the markets close on December 1, 2015. Additionally, because MWE is an incumbent constituent with a weighting exceeding 3.5%, all constituent weightings will be adjusted as shown below. The changes will be effective on December 2, 2015.

If the acquisition is not approved, there will be no change to the constituents of the Index or to Index constituent weightings.

Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents (effective December 2, 2015, if acquisition approved by MWE unitholders on December 1, 2015):

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
The Williams Companies, Inc.
WMB
7.50%
Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
PAA
6.23%
Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
BPL
5.67%
Existing
Williams Partners, L.P.
WPZ
4.92%
Existing
ONEOK, Inc.
OKE
3.93%
Existing
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P.
SXL
3.63%
Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
EEP
3.57%
Existing
ONEOK Partners, L.P.
OKS
3.51%
Existing
Targa Resources Partners, L.P.
NGLS
2.54%
Existing
EQT Midstream Partners, LP
EQM
2.48%
Existing
Western Gas Partners, L.P.
WES
2.47%
Existing
Genesis Energy, L.P.
GEL
2.43%
Existing
AmeriGas Partners, L.P.
APU
2.35%
Existing
Spectra Energy Partners, LP
SEP
2.26%
NEW
NuStar Energy, L.P.
NS
2.03%
Existing
Tesoro Logistics LP
TLLP
1.91%
Existing
Plains GP Holdings, L.P.
PAGP
1.60%
Existing
TC PipeLines, LP
TCP
1.54%
Existing
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P.
DPM
1.51%
Existing
Targa Resources Corp.
TRGP
1.38%
Existing
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP
ENLK
1.37%
Existing
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.

SPH

1.18%
Existing
Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C.
EEQ
1.05%

Existing

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, L.P.

BWP

1.02%

Existing
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP
TEP
0.97%
Existing
NGL Energy Partners LP
NGL
0.95%
Existing

Constituent removed (effective December 2, 2015, if acquisition approved by MWE unitholders on December 1, 2015):

Company Name
Ticker
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.
MWE

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

Contact:
Judson Redmond
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP Market Cap 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (November 24, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”). Index constituent MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) previously entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) wherein MWE would be acquired by MPLX, subject to the approval of MWE unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of MWE is scheduled for December 1, 2015, at 9:00 AM Mountain Standard Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

If the acquisition is approved, MWE will be removed from the Index and replaced with Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP) after the markets close on December 1, 2015. The change will be effective on December 2, 2015.

The remaining constituents of the Index will be unaffected.

If the acquisition is not approved, there will be no change to the constituents of the Index.

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

Contact:
Judson Redmond
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP High Income 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 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 a Potential Constituent Change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Dallas, Texas (November 24, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”). Index constituents MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MWE) and MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) previously entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger wherein MWE would be acquired by MPLX, subject to the approval of MWE unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of MWE is scheduled for December 1, 2015, at 9:00 AM Mountain Standard Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

If the acquisition is approved, MWE will be removed from the Index and replaced with Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) after the markets close on December 1, 2015. The change will be effective on December 2, 2015.

The remaining constituents of the Index will be unaffected.

If the acquisition is not approved, there will be no change to the constituents of the Index.

ABOUT THE CUSHING® 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 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”.

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® 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.

Contact:
Judson Redmond
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.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 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 (November 3, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce an interim change to the constituents of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”). Per the Index’s methodology guide, a constituent change due to a distribution cut will take place at the earlier of the ex-date or the end of the current month. Due to the November 3, 2015, announcement by Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NYSE: NMM) of a reduction in its quarterly distribution, after the market closes on November 9, 2015, (the ex-date for NMM) and effective as of November 10, 2015, Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) will replace NMM as a constituent of the Index.

The remaining constituents of the Index will be unaffected.

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

For additional information contact:
Gavin Worthy
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP High Income 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 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® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (October 2, 2015) 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 9, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 12, 2015.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective October 12, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker
Tier
Index Weight
Prior Tier
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.
TOO
1
5.0%
1
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P.
DPM
1
5.0%
1
NGL Energy Partners LP
NGL
1
5.0%
2
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
ARLP
1
5.0%
1
Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
TGP
1
5.0%
2
Targa Resources Partners, L.P.
NGLS
1
5.0%
1
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
CLMT
1
5.0%
1
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.
SPH
1
5.0%
2
ONEOK Partners, L.P.
OKS
1
5.0%
1
Williams Partners, L.P.
WPZ
1
5.0%
3
Seadrill Partners LLC
SDLP
2
3.5%
2
Capital Product Partners L.P.
CPLP
2
3.5%
2
Exterran Partners, L.P.
EXLP
2
3.5%
3
Summit Midstream Partners, LP
SMLP
2
3.5%
2
Rose Rock Midstream, L.P.
RRMS
2
3.5%
New
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
FGP
2
3.5%
1
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
ETP
2
3.5%
2
NuStar Energy, L.P.
NS
2
3.5%
2
EnLink Midstream Partners, LP
ENLK
2
3.5%
3
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
EEP
2
3.5%
3
Navios Maritime Partners L.P.
NMM
3
1.5%
2
Golar LNG Partners LP
GMLP
3
1.5%
3
Martin Midstream Partners L.P.
MMLP
3
1.5%
3
CrossAmerica Partners LP
CAPL
3
1.5%
3
Global Partners LP
GLP
3
1.5%
1
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
PAA
3
1.5%
1
AmeriGas Partners, L.P.
APU
3
1.5%
3
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.
MWE
3
1.5%
New
Sunoco LP
SUN
3
1.5%
New
NuStar GP Holdings, LLC
NSH
3
1.5%
New

Constituents removed, effective October 12, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker
Crestwood Equity Partners LP
CEQP
Memorial Production Partners LP
MEMP
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.
AHGP
Transocean Partners LLC
RIGP

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

For additional information contact:
Gavin Worthy
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP High Income 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 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® Upstream Energy Income Index

Dallas, Texas (September 25, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today the upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on October 2, 2015, the 25 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on October 5, 2015.

Cushing® Upstream Energy Index constituents, effective October 5, 2015:

ExistingCompany Name
Ticker
Index Weight
Status
BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.
BBEP
7.50%
Existing
Black Stone Minerals, L.P.
BSM
7.50%
Existing
Linn Energy, LLC
LINE
7.50%
Existing
Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC
VNR
7.50%
Existing
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
BPT
7.50%
Existing
Sabine Royalty Trust
SBR
7.33%
Existing
Memorial Production Partners LP
MEMP
6.72%
Existing
Dorchester Minerals LP
DMLP
6.34%
Existing
San Juan Basin Royalty Trust
SJT
5.94%
Existing
Permian Basin Royalty Trust
PBT
5.29%
Existing
EV Energy Partners, L.P.
EVEP
4.68%
Existing
Legacy Reserves LP
LGCY
4.50%
Existing
Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.
ARP
3.50%
Existing
SandRidge Permian Trust
PER
3.46%
Existing
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust
CHKR
2.39%
Existing
Hugoton Royalty Trust
HGT
1.85%
Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II
SDR
1.71%
Existing
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust
CRT
1.53%
NEW
Pacific Coast Oil Trust
ROYT
1.32%
Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust I
SDT
1.31%
Existing
MV Oil Trust
MVO
1.19%
Existing
Enduro Royalty Trust
NDRO
1.09%
Existing
VOC Energy Trust
VOC
1.06%
Existing
Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP
MCEP
0.91%
Existing
Whiting USA Trust II
WHZ
0.38%
NEW

Constituents removed, effective October 5, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P.
EROC
LRR Energy, L.P.
LRE

ABOUT THE CUSHING® UPSTREAM ENERGY INCOME INDEX

The Index is designed to track the performance of publicly traded U.S. royalty trusts and upstream exploration and production (“Upstream”) energy master limited partnerships (“MLPs”). The Index is currently comprised of 25 U.S. royalty trusts and Upstream MLPs, 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 U.S. royalty trusts and Upstream MLPs. The Index is quoted under the Bloomberg ticker “CRTY” as well as on a total-return basis, using end of day pricing, under the ticker “CRTYTR”. For more information about the Index, please visit: www.swankcapital.com/the-cushing-indices.

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® 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. Index (Bloomberg Ticker: CMCI), The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPY) and The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker: MLPX). For more information, please visit www.swankcapital.com/the-cushing-indices.

Contact:
Gavin Worthy
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® Upstream Energy 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.

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

Dallas, Texas (September 23, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”). Index constituents Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: CMLP) and Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) previously entered into a merger agreement wherein CMLP would be acquired by CEQP, subject to the approval of CMLP unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of CMLP is scheduled for September 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM Central Daylight Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

If the acquisition is approved, CMLP will be removed from the Index and replaced with Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) after the markets close on September 30, 2015. The change will be effective on October 1, 2015.

The remaining constituents of the Index will be unaffected.

If the acquisition is not approved, there will be no change to the constituents of the Index.

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

For additional information contact:
Gavin Worthy
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.com

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

The Cushing® MLP High Income 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 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 a Potential Constituent Change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Dallas, Texas (September 23, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”). Index constituent Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: CMLP) previously entered into a merger agreement with Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) wherein CMLP would be acquired by CEQP, subject to the approval of CMLP unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of CMLP is scheduled for September 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM Central Daylight Time for the purpose of considering
and voting on the proposed acquisition.

If the acquisition is approved, CMLP will be removed from the Index and replaced with EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: EQM) after the markets close on September 30, 2015. The change will be effective on October 1, 2015.

The remaining constituents of the Index will be unaffected.

If the acquisition is not approved, there will be no change to the constituents of the Index.

ABOUT THE CUSHING® 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 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”.

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® 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.

Contact:
Gavin Worthy
214-692-6334
www.swankcapital.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 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.