What Happened Last Week in MLPs: Consolidation and Simplification Highlights the Waning Importance of Dropdown Stories
Having a strong sponsor and dropdown story are no longer enough to outperform in the MLP space. As announcements by DPM and MPLX highlight, IDR elimination is what everyone wants to see.
Today we look how many MLPs in the AMZ and AMZI grew, maintained, or cut distributions in 3Q 2016.
While fractionation is a fee-based business, midstream investors should understand that there is no such thing as a fractionation-only MLP. If you fractionate, you typically also have a gathering and...
Without midstream, upstream companies would find their oil and gas stranded in the field. These companies not only appreciate multiple midstream options, but they often go so far as to own an MLP GP.
Less pessimism isn’t quite optimism, but as MLPs and MLP investors look to (and make decisions for) 2017 and beyond, the crystal ball may soon start to clear.
Today we look at two Alerian indices to discover how many MLPs grew, maintained, or cut distributions in Q2 2016.