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

Dallas, Texas (April 22, 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. Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) will replace Legacy Reserves LP (NASDAQ: LGCY) as a constituent of the Index due to the April 20, 2015, announcement by LGCY of a reduction in its quarterly distribution. The constituent change will take place after the market closes on April 29, 2015, (the ex-date for LGCY) and will become effective on April 30, 2015.

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 a Potential Constituent Change to the Cushing® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (April 21, 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 Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE: RGP) previously entered into a merger agreement with Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) wherein RGP would be acquired by ETP, subject to the approval of RGP unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of RGP is scheduled for April 28, 2015, at 11:00 AM Central Daylight Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

Should the acquisition be approved, RGP will be removed from the Index and replaced with ETP after the markets close on April 28, 2015. The change will be effective on April 29, 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® News Release for immediate release Cushing Asset Management, LP 8117 Preston Road, Suite 440 Dallas, TX 75225 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 (April 21, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”). Index constituents Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE: RGP) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) previously entered into a merger agreement wherein RGP would be acquired by ETP, subject to the approval of RGP unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of RGP is scheduled for April 28, 2015, at 11:00 AM Central Daylight Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

Should the acquisition be approved, RGP will be removed from the Index and replaced with Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) after the markets close on April 28, 2015. The change will be effective on April 29, 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.

For additional information 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.

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce a Potential Constituent Change to The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index

Dallas, Texas (April 21, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to The Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index (the “Index”). Index constituents Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE: RGP) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) previously entered into a merger agreement wherein RGP would be acquired by ETP, subject to the approval of RGP unitholders. A special meeting of the unitholders of RGP is scheduled for April 28, 2015, at 11:00 AM Central Daylight Time for the purpose of considering and voting on the proposed acquisition.

Should the acquisition be approved, RGP will be removed from the Index and replaced with Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) after the markets close on April 28, 2015. The change will be effective on April 29, 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 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 News Release for immediate release Cushing® Asset Management, LP 8117 Preston Road, Suite 440 Dallas, TX 75225 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.

For additional information contact:
Gavin Worthy
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® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (April 2, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today upcoming rebalancing of The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on April 10, 2015, the 30 members of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 13, 2015.

Cushing® MLP High Income Index constituents, effective April 13, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker
Tier
Index Weight
Prior Tier
Memorial Production Partners LP
MEMP
1
5.0%
1
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
CLMT
1
5.0%
1
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP
CMLP
1
5.0%
2
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.
TOO
1
5.0%
1
NGL Energy Partners LP
NGL
1
5.0%
1
Crestwood Equity Partners LP
CEQP
1
5.0%
2
Regency Energy Partners, L.P.
RGP
1
5.0%
2
DCP Midstream Partners, L.P.
DPM
1
5.0%
3
Golar LNG Partners LP
GMLP
1
5.0%
3
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
FGP
1
5.0%
1
Legacy Reserves LP
LGCY
2
3.5%
2
Natural Resource Partners, L.P.
NRP
2
3.5%
New
Seadrill Partners LLC
SDLP
2
3.5%
2
Navios Maritime Partners L.P.
NMM
2
3.5%
2
Capital Product Partners L.P.
CPLP
2
3.5%
2
Martin Midstream Partners L.P.
MMLP
2
3.5%
1
Exterran Partners, L.P.
EXLP
2
3.5%
1
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
ARLP
2
3.5%
New
ONEOK Partners, L.P.
OKS
2
3.5%
3
Transocean Partners LLC
RIGP
3
1.5%
New
SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.
SXCP
3
1.5%
New
CSI Compressco LP
CCLP
3
1.5%
3
Foresight Energy LP
FELP
3
1.5%
3
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.
SPH
3
1.5%
2
Hi-Crush Partners LP
HCLP
3
1.5%
1
Global Partners LP
GLP
3
1.5%
3
Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
TGP
3
1.5%
1
AmeriGas Partners, L.P.
APU
3
1.5%
3
NuStar Energy, L.P.
NS
3
1.5%
3

Constituents removed, effective April 13, 2015:

Company Name
Ticker
Williams Partners, L.P.
WPZ
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
ETP
USA Compression Partners, LP
USAC
Holly Energy Partners, L.P.
HEP

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 (March 27, 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 April 2, 2015, the 25 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 6, 2015.

Cushing® Upstream Energy Index constituents effective April 6, 2015

ExistingCompany Name
Ticker
Index Weight
Status
BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P.
BBEP
7.50%
Existing
Linn Energy, LLC
LINE
7.50%
Existing
Memorial Production Partners LP
MEMP
7.50%
Existing
Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC
VNR
7.50%
Existing
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust
BPT
7.50%
Existing
Dorchester Minerals LP
DMLP
6.45%
Existing
Legacy Reserves LP
LGCY
6.43%
Existing
EV Energy Partners, L.P.
EVEP
6.41%
Existing
Sabine Royalty Trust
SBR
5.69%
Existing
San Juan Basin Royalty Trust
SJT
5.46%
Existing
Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.
ARP
4.83%
Existing
Permian Basin Royalty Trust
PBT
3.99%
Existing
SandRidge Permian Trust
PER
3.78%
Existing
Hugoton Royalty Trust
HGT
2.50%
Existing
Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P.
EROC
2.40%
Existing
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust
CHKR
2.13%
Existing
MV Oil Trust
MVO
1.90%
Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II
SDR
1.84%
Existing
LRR Energy, L.P.
LRE
1.47%
Existing
Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP
MCEP
1.44%
Existing
Pacific Coast Oil Trust
ROYT
1.30%
Existing
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust
CRT
1.25%
Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust I
SDT
1.25%
Existing
Enduro Royalty Trust
NDRO
1.03%
Existing
Whiting USA Trust II
WHZ
0.95%
NEW

Constituent removed effective April 6, 2015

Company Name
Ticker
New Source Energy Partners L.P.
NSLP

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® MLP 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® 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 Rebalancing of The Cushing® Upstream Energy Income Index

Dallas, Texas (March 24, 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 April 1, 2016, the 25 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, and the following changes will become effective on April 4, 2016.

Cushing® Upstream Energy Index constituents, effective April 4, 2016:

Company Name Ticker Index Weight Status
Black Stone Minerals, L.P. BSM 7.50% Existing
Dorchester Minerals LP DMLP 7.50% Existing
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust BPT 7.50% Existing
Permian Basin Royalty Trust PBT 7.50% Existing
Sabine Royalty Trust SBR 7.50% Existing
San Juan Basin Royalty Trust SJT 7.04% Existing
Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC VNR 6.46% Existing
Memorial Production Partners LP MEMP 5.96% Existing
BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. BBEP 5.33% Existing
SandRidge Permian Trust PER 4.55% Existing
Linn Energy, LLC LINE 4.26% Existing
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust CRT 3.05% Existing
EV Energy Partners, L.P. EVEP 2.78% Existing
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust CHKR 2.74% Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II SDR 2.67% Existing
SandRidge Mississippian Trust I SDT 2.34% Existing
Legacy Reserves LP LGCY 2.16% Existing
Enduro Royalty Trust NDRO 2.15% Existing
Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. ARP 1.88% Existing
MV Oil Trust MVO 1.87% Existing
Hugoton Royalty Trust HGT 1.84% Existing
Pacific Coast Oil Trust ROYT 1.83% Existing
VOC Energy Trust VOC 1.43% Existing
Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP MCEP 1.23% Existing
Sanchez Production Partners LP SPP 0.94% NEW

Constituents removed, effective April 4, 2016:

Company Name Ticker
ECA Marcellus Trust I ECT

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 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® 30 MLP Index (Bloomberg Ticker:  MLPX). 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® 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 Rebalancing of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index

Dallas, Texas (March 13, 2015) Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce today the upcoming rebalance of the constituent weights of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the “Index”) as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on March 20, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced to equal weights, effective on March 23, 2015, as follows.

Cushing® 30 MLP Index constituents (effective March 23, 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
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP CMLP 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
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
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. MWE 3.33% Existing
NGL Energy Partners LP NGL 3.33% Existing
ONEOK Partners, L.P. OKS 3.33% Existing
Phillips 66 Partners LP PSXP 3.33% Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. PAA 3.33% Existing
Plains GP Holdings, L.P. PAGP 3.33% Existing
Regency Energy Partners, L.P. RGP 3.33% Existing
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. SPH 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
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
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:
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.

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

Dallas, Texas (March 13, 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 March 20, 2015, the 30 constituents of the Index will be rebalanced, effective on March 23, 2015, as follows. There will be no changes to the Index constituents on this date.

Cushing® MLP Market Cap Index constituents (effective March 23, 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
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 7.50% Existing
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. PAA 7.50% Existing
The Williams Companies, Inc. WMB 7.50% Existing
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP 7.37% Existing
Williams Partners, L.P. WPZ 5.23% Existing
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. MWE 4.88% Existing
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 4.16% Existing
ONEOK, Inc. OKE 4.12% Existing
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. EEP 3.41% Existing
Regency Energy Partners, L.P. RGP 3.06% Existing

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:
Gavin Worthy
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 Constituent Change to the Cushing® MLP High Income Index

Dallas, Texas (February 23, 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. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) will replace Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ARP) as a constituent of the Index due to the February 23, 2015, announcement by ARP of a reduction in its monthly distribution. The constituent change will take place after the market closes on February 27, 2015 (the last trading day in February 2015) and will become effective on March 2, 2015.

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:
Shane Hopkins
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.