Alerian Announces PVR Partners Added To The Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index

  Alerian Announces PVR Partners Added To The Alerian Natural Gas 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, PVR Partners L.P. (NYSE: PVR) will
be added to the Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index (NYSE: ANGI).

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.

Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: CMLP) will be removed from the index
following the close of business on December 21. In addition, the 20
constituents of the index will be rebalanced on an equal-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 Natural Gas MLP Index

The Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index is an equal-weighted composite of 20 natural
gas infrastructure Master Limited Partnerships. The index, whose constituents
earn the majority of their cash flow from the transportation, storage, and
processing of natural gas and natural gas liquids, provides investors with an
unbiased benchmark for the infrastructure component of the natural gas
industry. The index is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE:
ANGI), and the corresponding total-return index is disseminated daily through
ticker ANGIX. 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

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