NuStar Earns Top-10 Ranking on National Top Workplaces List

  NuStar Earns Top-10 Ranking on National Top Workplaces List

       Results based on largest survey of American workers of its kind

Business Wire

SAN ANTONIO -- February 1, 2013

On the heels of being named for the fifth consecutive year to FORTUNE
magazine’s listing of the 100 Best Companies to Work for, NuStar Energy L.P.
(NYSE: NS) today announced that it ranked No. 10 among large companies across
the country on the National Top Workplaces list. The list is compiled by
WorkplaceDynamics, which is one of the largest employee survey providers in
America. Close to 900 large companies across the nation with more than 1,000
employees were surveyed for this ranking, which was based solely on feedback
gathered through confidential employee surveys that were administered as part
of regional Top Workplace surveys.

“This honor is a reflection of the positive spirit and can-do attitude of our
employees who are our No. 1 asset,” said NuStar President and CEO Curt
Anastasio. “They embody our caring and sharing spirit, take pride in their
work, always strive for excellence, exhibit a tremendous work ethic, give
generously of their time and money, and so muchmore.”

Details about the National Top Workplaces, a full list of the Top 150
companies, the survey methodology, and factors that drive organizational
health are available at www.topworkplaces.com.

About NuStar Energy L.P.

NuStar Energy L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership based in San
Antonio, is one of the largest independent liquids terminal and pipeline
operators in the nation. NuStar currently has 8,573 miles of pipeline; 87
terminal and storage facilities that store and distribute crude oil, refined
products and specialty liquids; and 50% ownership in two asphalt refineries
with a combined throughput capacity of 104,000 barrels per day. The
Partnership’s combined system has approximately 97 million barrels of storage
capacity, and NuStar has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the
Netherlands, including St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and
Turkey. For more information, visit NuStar Energy L.P.'s Web site at
www.nustarenergy.com.

About WorkplaceDynamics

Founded in 2006, WorkplaceDynamics is the fastest-growing employee survey
provider in the United States. Based on their “on-demand” employee survey,
last year they surveyed more than 5,000 organizations, polled 1.7 million
people and handled over a million employee responses.

About the Survey

The Top Workplaces program accurately reflects the opinions of employees
through measurement of engagement, organizational health and employee
satisfaction. The survey is utilized year after year by human resource
professionals and C-suite executives nationwide as the gold standard in
internal measurement of organizational health and employee satisfaction.

Contact:

NuStar Energy, L.P., San Antonio
Investors, Chris Russell, Vice President,
Investor Relations: 210-918-3057
chris.russell@nustarenergy.com
or
Media, Mary Rose Brown, Senior Vice President,
Administration: 210-918-2314
maryrose.brown@nustarenergy.com
Web site: http://www.nustarenergy.com
 
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