What Happened in October: 3 Challenges for Dropdown MLPs and 3 Ways Their Parent Companies are Helping
Dropdown names once handily outperformed other MLPs. Now, following a year of underperformance, their parent companies are stepping in to help boost valuations.
February always feels like winter will never end. This is the point in the energy cycle when it feels like supply and demand will never balance. Spring, and a recovery, will eventually come.
Two data points don’t make a trend. If you look around at other transactions, the use of the MLP structure is alive, well, and thriving.
2014 did not end on a high note. Crude kept falling, investors harvested tax losses, and E&P MLPs lost their shirts. Despite this, the sky is not falling, Chicken Little.