Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. (“BKEP” or the “Partnership”) (NASDAQ: BKEP) (NASDAQ: BKEPP), a midstream energy company focused on providing integrated services for companies engaged in the production, distribution and marketing of crude oil, asphalt and other petroleum products, today announced that Alex Stallings, chief financial officer, is scheduled to participate in the Citigroup Master Limited Partnership / Midstream Infrastructure Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, August 22 and 23, 2012. A copy of BKEP's handout materials for the conference will be available beginning 10:00 a.m. CDT on August 22 and may be obtained from the BKEP website at www.bkep.com under the Investors tab. BKEP owns and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets consisting of approximately 7.8 million barrels of crude oil storage located in Oklahoma and Texas, approximately 6.6 million barrels of which are located at the Cushing Oklahoma Interchange; approximately 1,289 miles of crude oil pipeline located primarily in Oklahoma and Texas; approximately 280 crude oil transportation and oilfield services vehicles deployed in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas; and approximately 7.2 million barrels of combined asphalt product and residual fuel oil storage located at 44 terminals in 22 states. BKEP provides integrated services for companies engaged in the production, distribution and marketing of crude oil, asphalt and other petroleum products. BKEP is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For more information, visit the Partnership’s web site at www.bkep.com.