Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:KMP) and Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE:KMR) have filed their annual reports on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2011, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Chairman and CEO Richard D. Kinder’s shareholder letters to KMP and KMR and annual reports on Form 10-K are available free of charge on the Kinder Morgan web site at www.kindermorgan.com in the Investors section. KMP and KMR shareholders may also receive a hard copy of the respective annual report on Form 10-K, which includes the audited financial statements, free of charge upon request. Send requests to Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. or Kinder Morgan Management, LLC, at the following address: 500 Dallas Street, Suite 1000, Houston, Texas 77002, Attention: Investor Relations. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:KMP) is a leading pipeline transportation and energy storage company in North America. KMP owns an interest in or operates approximately 29,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Its pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, CO 2 and other products, and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals and handle such products as ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel. KMP is also the leading provider of CO 2 for enhanced oil recovery projects in North America. One of the largest publicly traded pipeline limited partnerships in America, KMP and Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE:KMR) have an enterprise value of over $40 billion. The general partner of KMP is owned by Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI). Combined, KMI, KMP and KMR constitute the largest midstream energy entity in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $65 billion. For more information please visit www.kindermorgan.com. This news release includes forward-looking statements.Although Kinder Morgan believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that such assumptions will materialize.Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements herein are enumerated in Kinder Morgan’s Forms 10-K and 10-Q as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.