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  • MLPA Welcomes New MLP Member

    MLPA is pleased to welcome Hess Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:HESM) as the newest member of the Association.  Hess Midstream Partners, which began trading in April 2017, was formed to own, operate develop and acquire a diverse set of midstream assets...
    News Article | January 12, 2018
  • MLPA Statement on Tax Bill

    For the first time in three decades, Congress and the Administration have taken a historic step to fix America’s tax code and grow our economy with the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For 30 years MLPs have...
    Statements | December 23, 2017
  • MLPA Welcomes New Members

    MLPA is pleased to welcome two new members to the Association, BP Midstream Partners LP (BPMP) and the law firm Sidley Austin LLP.  BP Midstream Partners, which began trading in October, owns or has interests in several pipelines carrying crude...
    News Article | December 18, 2017
  • MLPA Commends Senate Leadership

    On December 2, 2017, the United States Senate, by passing the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” took a significant step forward in their efforts to grow the American economy.  We applaud Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Finance Committee Chairman Orrin...
    News Article | December 2, 2017
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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, 9th Floor
    Washington, DC 20001

    Phone: (202) 747-6570

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