Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Public Offering of Common Units

      Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Public Offering of Common Units

PR Newswire

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 16, 2013

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Northern Tier Energy LP
(NYSE: NTI), a Delaware limited partnership ("Northern Tier Energy" or the
"Partnership"), announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public
offering of 9,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests in
the Partnership (the "Offering") held by Northern Tier Holdings LLC (the
"Selling Unitholder"). The common units are being sold in the offering
pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission"). In addition, the
Selling Unitholder anticipates granting the underwriters a 30-day option to
purchase up to an additional 1,350,000 common units. The Partnership will not
receive any proceeds from the sale of the common units in the Offering.

Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup
Global Markets Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC,
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as
bookrunners for the Offering and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. is acting as a
co-manager for the Offering. The Offering is being made only by means of a
prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of
1933, copies of which, when available, may be obtained from:

Barclays Capital Inc.
                                     BofA Merrill Lynch
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
                                     222 Broadway
1155 Long Island Avenue
                                     New York, NY 10038
Edgewood, NY 11717
                                     Attention: Prospectus Department
telephone: 888-603-5847

                                     Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Goldman, Sachs & Co.                 c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
Attention: Prospectus Department     1155 Long Island Avenue
200 West Street, New York, NY 10282
telephone: 866-471-2526              Edgewood, NY 11717
facsimile: 212-902-9316
email: telephone: 800-831-9146


                                     Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
                                     Attention: Prospectus Department
UBS Securities LLC                   One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
Attention: Prospectus Department     telephone: 800-221-1037
299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171  email:
telephone: 888-827-7275    

                                     J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
                                     c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.        1155 Long Island Avenue
Attention: Prospectus Group
60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005   Edgewood, NY 11717
telephone: 800-503-4611
email:        telephone: 866-803-9204


This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of
an offer to buy the securities described above, nor shall there be any sale of
such securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Northern Tier Energy

Northern Tier Energy is an independent downstream energy company headquartered
in Ridgefield, CT with refining, retail, and pipeline operations serving the
PADD II region of the United States. Northern Tier Energy was established to
own and operate the St. Paul Park Refinery as well as a retail network of
SuperAmerica brand convenience stores and a 17% equity interest in the
Minnesota Pipe Line.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" which reflect
our views and assumptions on the date of this press release regarding future
events. They involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors,
many of which may be beyond our control, that may cause actual results to
differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date hereof. We undertake no obligation to
update or revise publicly any such forward-looking statements. We caution you
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Please refer
to our filings with the SEC for more detailed information regarding these
risks, uncertainties and assumptions.

SOURCE Northern Tier Energy LP

Contact: Northern Tier Energy LP, Maria Testani,,
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