Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 11,500,000 Common Units

  Northern Tier Energy LP Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 11,500,000
                                 Common Units

PR Newswire

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 14, 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") at
a price to the public of $22.85 per unit in a registered public offering. In
addition, the Selling Unitholder has granted the underwriters a 30-day option
to purchase up to an additional 1,725,000 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. The Offering is expected to close
August19, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

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

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 Commission for more detailed
information regarding these risks, uncertainties and assumptions.

SOURCE Northern Tier Energy LP

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