Summit Midstream Partners Announces New Board Member

             Summit Midstream Partners Announces New Board Member

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2012

DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:
SMLP) announced today the appointment of Ms. Susan Tomasky to the board of
directors ("Board") of SMLP's general partner. Ms. Tomasky was appointed to
the Board on November 9, 2012 and will serve as chairperson on the conflicts
committee of the Board and will serve on the audit committee of the Board.


Ms. Tomasky was a senior executive for 13 years at American Electric Power,
one of the nation's largest electric utilities, serving from 2009 to 2011 as
President of the company's transmission business, from 2007 through 2008 as
Executive Vice President for Shared Services, from 2001 until 2007 as
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and from 1998 until 2001
as General Counsel. Ms. Tomasky currently serves as a director of two other
public companies—Tesoro Corp. and Public Service Enterprise Group. Ms.
Tomasky holds a juris doctorate degree from George Washington University
National Law Center, and received her undergraduate degree from University of
Kentucky in Lexington.

Steve Newby, SMLP's President and Chief Executive Officer said, "I am pleased
to welcome Susan to the Board and look forward to working with her. Ms.
Tomasky is well regarded both in and out of the industry, and I am confident
that she will be a valuable asset to Summit going forward."

About Summit Midstream Partners, LP

Summit Midstream Partners, LP is a growth-oriented limited partnership focused
on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure that is strategically
located in the core producing areas of unconventional resource basins,
primarily shale formations, in North America. SMLP currently provides
fee-based natural gas gathering and compression services in two unconventional
resource basins: (i) the Piceance Basin, which includes the Mesaverde, Mancos
and Niobrara Shale formations in western Colorado; and (ii) the Fort Worth
Basin, which includes the Barnett Shale formation in north-central Texas.
SMLP owns and operates approximately 386 miles of pipeline and 147,600
horsepower of compression. SMLP is headquartered in Dallas, TX with offices
in Houston, TX, Denver, CO and Atlanta, GA.

Summit Midstream Partners, LLC ("Summit Investments") has a 69.1% limited
partner interest in SMLP and owns and controls the general partner of SMLP,
which has sole responsibility for conducting the business and managing the
operations of SMLP. Summit Investments is owned by members of management,
funds controlled by Energy Capital Partners II, LP, and GE Energy Financial
Services, Inc. and certain of its affiliates.

SOURCE Summit Midstream Partners, LP

Contact: Investors, Marc Stratton, Vice President and Treasurer Summit
Midstream Partners, LP, +1-214-242-1966,
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