Alerian Announces Holly Energy Added To The Alerian MLP Index

        Alerian Announces Holly Energy Added To The Alerian MLP Index

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012

DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced that following the
close of business on Friday, December 21, Holly Energy Partners (NYSE: HEP)
will be added to the Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ).

Holly provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, tankage and
terminal services to the petroleum industry. Holly owns and operates petroleum
product and crude gathering pipelines, tankage, and terminals in Texas, New
Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Kansas, and Wyoming.

HEP Shares Outstanding: 28.391024
HEP Investable Weight Factor: 0.553856795725297

Inergy L.P. (NYSE: NRGY) will be removed from the index following the close of
business on December 21. In addition, the 50 constituents of the index will be
rebalanced on a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted basis in accordance
with the existing index methodology. Constituent additions to and deletions
from the index do not reflect an opinion by Alerian on the investment merits
of the respective securities.

About the Alerian MLP Index

The Alerian MLP Index is a composite of the 50 most prominent energy Master
Limited Partnerships that provides investors with an unbiased, comprehensive
benchmark for this emerging asset class. The index, which is calculated using
a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted methodology, is disseminated
real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZ) and on a total-return basis
(NYSE: AMZX). For index values, yields, constituents, and announcements
regarding rebalancings, please visit

About Alerian

Alerian is an independent company that provides objective market information.
The company is a leader in MLP-market intelligence, providing benchmarks, data
sets, and analytics that are used extensively by a range of stakeholders such
as investment banks, stock exchanges, investment professionals, consultants,
and Master Limited Partnerships. The Alerian Index Series is used for the
purposes of asset allocation, investment analysis, portfolio hedging, and the
creation of index tracking funds. Over $10.5 billion is directly tied to
Alerian's indices, including the leading benchmark of MLP equities: the
Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ). For more information, please visit

SOURCE Alerian

Contact: Maria Halmo, Director, +1-972-957-7700,
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