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Alerian Explains: The EnLink Family

Talk about a roller coaster of time. Not only during the month of October, but even in the past year for EnLink Midstream. One year ago, Crosstex combined its assets with the midstream business of Devon Energy (DVN) and formed two new companies: EnLink Midstream LLC (ENLC) and EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK). Here’s the story of what’s...

Monday Mailbag: Decisions, Decisions

, shouldn’t I always invest in the GP over the LP? We’ve been getting this question a lot since Tesoro Logistics (TLLP) announced last week that it would be acquiring the midstream assets of ind...

Just Happened: DCP Midstream Analyst Day

I was supposed to write this post two weeks ago, but then the MLP market went haywire and we decided that fielding stakeholder calls and emails was of greater importance at the time. So while the DCP ...

By the Numbers: The Alerian Exit Effect

In part 1 of our “By the Numbers: The Alerian Effect” series, we highlighted how names entering the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ) and Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index (AMZI) outperform the respective in...

Monday Mailbag: I Want to Buy the Alerian

Without fail, the following two conversations occur at least once a week here at Alerian, both of which begin with completely valid questions. (Admittedly, I didn’t know indices weren’t investable...

Greatest Hits: MLP IPOs

The number of MLP IPOs in any given year depends on a number of factors, including macroeconomic performance, openness of equity capital markets, and new private letter rulings issued by the IRS. Duri...

Monday Mailbag: Marshall Islands

I often hear of the Marshall Islands in connection with MLPs. Where are the Marshall Islands? The Marshall Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines. Most shipping MLPs are con...
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