Cheniere Energy Partners Declares Quarterly Distributions

          Cheniere Energy Partners Declares Quarterly Distributions

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2013

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE
MKT: CQP) today declared (i) a cash distribution per common unit of $0.425
($1.70 annualized) to unitholders of record as of February 1, 2013, and (ii)
the related distribution to its general partner. All of these distributions
are payable on February 14, 2013.

Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. is a Delaware limited partnership that owns 100
percent of the Sabine Pass LNG terminal located on the Sabine Pass Channel in
western Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The Sabine Pass LNG terminal has
regasification and send-out capacity of 4.0 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)
and storage capacity of 16.9 billion cubic feet equivalent (Bcfe). Cheniere
Partners is developing a project to add liquefaction and export capabilities
adjacent to the existing infrastructure at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal.
Additional information about Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. may be found on
its website:

This press release serves as qualified notice to nominees as provided for
under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that 100
percent of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P.'s distributions to foreign investors
are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States
trade or business. Accordingly, all of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P.'s
distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax
withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate. Nominees are treated
as withholding agents responsible for withholding distributions received by
them on behalf of foreign investors.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain statements that may include
"forward-looking statements" within the meanings of Section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included herein are
"forward-looking statements." Included among "forward-looking statements" are,
among other things, (i) statements regarding Cheniere Partners' business
strategy, plans and objectives, including the construction and operation of
liquefaction facilities, (ii) statements regarding our expectations regarding
regulatory authorizations and approvals, (iii) statements expressing beliefs
and expectations regarding the development of Cheniere Partners' LNG terminal
and liquefaction business, (iv) statements regarding the business operations
and prospects of third parties, (v) statements regarding potential financing
arrangements and (vi) statements regarding future discussions and entry into
contracts. Although Cheniere Partners believes that the expectations
reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve
assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be
incorrect. Cheniere Partners' actual results could differ materially from
those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety
of factors, including those discussed in Cheniere Partners' periodic reports
that are filed with and available from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which
speak only as of the date of this press release. Other than as required under
the securities laws, Cheniere Partners does not assume a duty to update these
forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P.

Contact: Investors, Christina Burke, +1-713-375-5104 or Nancy Bui,
+1-713-375-5280, or Media, Diane Haggard, +1-713-375-5259
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