Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 10,700,000 Common Units

  Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 10,700,000
                                 Common Units

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 17, 2013

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Northern Tier Energy LP
(NYSE: NTI), a Delaware limited partnership ("Northern Tier Energy" or the
"Partnership"), announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering
of 10,700,000 common units representing limited partner interests in the
Partnership (the "Offering") held by Northern Tier Holdings LLC (the "Selling
Unitholder") at a price to the public of $24.46 per unit. 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 has granted the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,605,000 common
units. The Partnership will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the
common units in the Offering. The Offering is expected to close on January 24,
2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

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


A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and
declared effective by, the Commission. The registration statement is
available on the Commission's web site at under the
registrant's name, "Northern Tier Energy LP." 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: Maria Testani, Northern Tier Energy LP,,
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