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  • MLPA Requests Clarification of FERC’s “Revised Policy Statement on Treatment of Income Taxes”

    On April 13, 2018, MLPA filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that FERC clarify its “Revised Policy Statement on Treatment of Income Taxes” issued March 15, 2018 by finding that whether an MLP or any partnership...
    News Article | April 16, 2018
  • Alerian Appoints Lori Ziebart to Board of Advisors

    Dallas, Texas - April 13, 2018 -  Alerian announced that Lori Ziebart was appointed to the company's board of advisors. Ziebart is the Executive Director of the Master Limited Partnership Association, where she leads the organizations' operations and engagement with...
    News Article | April 13, 2018
  • MLPA Response to FERC Income Tax Allowance Decision

    We are disappointed with FERC’s decision to reverse its long-held policy of allowing an income tax allowance in the calculation of cost-of-service rates for MLPs that own interstate pipelines subject to FERC jurisdiction.  It is important to note that the...
    News Article | March 15, 2018
  • MLPA Welcomes Kimbell Royalty Partners

    MLPA is pleased to welcome Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (NYSE:KRP) of Fort Worth, Texas as the newest member of the Association.  Kimbell, which began trading as an MLP in February 2017, is one of the largest owners of oil and...
    News Article | March 8, 2018
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    Just the Facts

    Master limited partnerships (MLPs) are primarily businesses engaged in energy and natural resource activities (production, pipelines, storage, refining and processing, terminal facilities, etc.). The structure - narrowly defined by Congress in 1987 - enables qualifying businesses to raise capital from a broad base of investors by utilizing public equity markets and to organize as flow-through tax entities.

    MLPA | Master Limited Partnership Primer

    The United States and Canada will require a total of $641 billion – or nearly $30 billion per year – in natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure investment by 2035.

    ICF International | INGAA Foundation Report

    MLPs are currently an integral way our nation's private sector finances the infrastructure needed to fully utilize newly discovered domestic energy resources - leading to greater energy independence for the United States - and to ensure that a wide variety of energy products make their way efficiently and safely from the production fields to American homes, businesses and communities.

    MLPA | Master Limited Partnership Primer

    Midstream energy MLPs support approximately 323,000 U.S. jobs, both directly and through supply chain linkage, and will pay cumulative wages totaling $147 billion.

    Quantria Strategies LLC | MLP Economic Analysis (2012)

    The vast majority of MLP investors are individual investors, who invest both directly and through MLP funds. A high proportion of these are seniors who rely on MLPs to help fund their retirement.

    MLPA | Member Surveys

    Over 25 years ago, Congress examined whether MLPs should continue to be taxed as partnerships or pay corporate tax. It decided that while MLPs were not appropriate for all industries, certain ones including the energy industry should maintain their ability to attract investor capital through the use of the MLP structure, which is vital to our country's well-being.

    MLPA | Master Limited Partnership Primer

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    Master Limited Partnership Association (MLPA)

    300 New Jersey Avenue, NW
    Suite 900
    Washington, DC 20001

    Phone: (202) 747-6570

    For legislative, regulatory, and membership inquiries:
    Lori Ziebart, [email protected]
    For all media inquiries:
    [email protected]