Alerian Announces PVR Partners Added To The Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index

 Alerian Announces PVR Partners Added To The Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012

DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Alerian announced that following the
close of business on Friday, December 21, PVR Partners L.P. (NYSE: PVR) will
be added to the Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (NYSE: AMZI).

PVR Partners owns and operates a network of natural gas midstream pipelines
and processing plants in Texas, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. PVR also owns and
manages coal and natural resource properties.

PVR Shares Outstanding: 127.815985
PVR Investable Weight Factor: 0.741503490349818

Crosstex Energy L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX) will be removed from the index following
the close of business on December 21. In addition, the 25 constituents of the
index will be rebalanced on a capped, 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 Infrastructure Index

The Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index, comprised of 25 energy infrastructure
Master Limited Partnerships, is a liquid, midstream-focused subset of the
Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ). The index, whose constituents earn the majority
of their cash flow from the transportation, storage, and processing of energy
commodities, provides investors with an unbiased benchmark for the
infrastructure component of this emerging asset class. The index, which is
calculated using a capped, float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted
methodology, is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZI)
and on a total-return basis (NYSE: AMZIX). 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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