Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Public Offering Of Common Units

      Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Public Offering Of Common Units

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 13, 2013

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Northern Tier Energy LP
(NYSE: NTI), a Delaware limited partnership ("Northern Tier Energy" or the
"Partnership"), announced today that Northern Tier Holdings LLC (the "Selling
Unitholder"), will sell, subject to market conditions, 11,500,000 common units
representing limited partner interests in the Partnership (the "Offering").In
addition, the Selling Unitholder anticipates granting the underwriters a
30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,725,000 common units. The
Partnership will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the common units in
the Offering and the Offering has no dilutive effect as the number of common
units outstanding will remain unchanged after the Offering.

Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup,
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, UBS Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank
Securities Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as bookrunners for
the Offering and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. and TPG Capital BD, LLC are
acting as co-managers for the Offering.

A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) for the offering to
which this communication relates was previously filed by the Partnership with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and became effective on
August 13, 2013. A preliminary prospectus relating to the offering has been
filed with the SEC. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus
supplement and accompanying base prospectus. Copies of the prospectus
supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to these securities may be
obtained without charge 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                    email:
Goldman, Sachs & Co.                       Citigroup

Attention: Prospectus Department           c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions

200 West Street, New York, NY 10282        1155 Long Island Avenue

telephone: 866-471-2526                    Edgewood, NY 11717

facsimile: 212-902-9316                    telephone: 800-831-9146

email:       email:
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC         UBS Securities LLC

Attention: Prospectus Department           Attention: Prospectus Department

One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010     299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171

telephone: 800-221-1037                    telephone: 888-827-7275

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.              J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Attention: Prospectus Group                c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions

60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005         1155 Long Island Avenue

telephone: 800-503-4611                    Edgewood, NY 11717

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: Alpha IR Group, (203) 244-6544,
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