EQT Midstream, Memorial Production, And MPLX To Join The Alerian MLP Index And Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index

EQT Midstream, Memorial Production, And MPLX To Join The Alerian MLP Index And
                        Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index

PR Newswire

DALLAS, June 14, 2013

DALLAS, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alerian announced that following the
close of business on Friday, June 21, EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: EQM),
Memorial Production Partners LP (NASDAQ: MEMP), and MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) will
be added to the Alerian MLP Index (NYSE: AMZ) and the Alerian MLP Equal Weight
Index (CME: AMZE).

  oEQT Midstream Partners operates natural gas transmission pipelines,
    storage, and gathering lines.
  oMemorial Production Partners acquires, produces, and develops oil and gas
    properties.
  oMPLX operates crude oil and refined product pipelines and storage assets.

Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE: ETE), Kinder Morgan Management LLC (NYSE:
KMR), and NuStar GP Holdings LLC (NYSE: NSH) will be removed from both indices
following the close of business on June 21.

In addition, the 50 constituents of the Alerian MLP Index will be rebalanced
on a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted basis in accordance with the
existing index methodology. The 50 constituents of the Alerian MLP Equal
Weight 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 MLP Index
The Alerian MLP Index is a composite of the 50 most prominent energy Master
Limited Partnerships that provides investors with an unbiased, comprehensive
benchmark for this emerging asset class. The index, which is calculated using
a float-adjusted, capitalization-weighted methodology, is disseminated
real-time on a price-return basis (NYSE: AMZ) and on a total-return basis
(NYSE: AMZX).

Alerian the Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index
The Alerian MLP Equal Weight Index is an equal-weighted version of the leading
MLP benchmark, the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ). It has the same 50 constituents as
the AMZ, but each constituent is rebalanced to a 2% weight on a quarterly
basis. The index is disseminated real-time on a price-return basis (CME: AMZE)
and on a total return basis (CME: AMZEX).

About Alerian
Alerian is an independent company that provides objective market information.
The company is a leader in MLP and energy infrastructure market intelligence,
providing benchmarks, data sets, and analytics that are used extensively by a
range of industry stakeholders such as management teams, investment
professionals, research analysts, and national media. The Alerian Index Series
is used to analyze relative performance and to create index tracking funds.
Over $13 billion is directly tied to Alerian's indices, including the leading
benchmark of MLP equities: the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ). For index values,
yields, constituents, and announcements regarding rebalancings, please visit
www.alerian.com.



SOURCE Alerian

Website: http://www.alerian.com
Contact: Maria Halmo, Director, 972.957.7700, index@alerian.com
 
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