The Fund’s ten largest holdings by issuer at November 30, 2012 were:


(in thousands)

($ millions)

Percent ofLong-Term Investments
1. Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (MLP Affiliate) 2,303 $174.8 13.2%
2. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (MLP Affiliate) 4,189 123.6 9.3%
3. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 2,178 101.4 7.6%
4. Golar LNG Partners LP (Marine Transportation) 1,869 55.9 4.2%
5. Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Marine Transportation) 2,040

6. Capital Product Partners L.P. (Marine Transportation)* 7,199 54.0 4.1%
7 The Williams Companies, Inc. (Midstream) 1,095 35.9 2.7%
8. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (Midstream) 1,032 34.9 2.6%
9. Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (Marine Transportation) 2,096 28.1 2.1%
10. Regency Energy Partners LP (Midstream MLP) 1,106 24.7 1.9%
* Includes 3,333 Class B preferred units ($27.8 million) and 3,866 common units ($26.2 million).

The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 whose common stock is traded on the NYSE. The Fund’s investment objective is to obtain a high total return with an emphasis on current income by investing primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy industry, principally including publicly-traded energy-related master limited partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships and their affiliates, energy-related U.S. and Canadian royalty trusts and income trusts and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating assets used in, or providing energy-related services for, the exploration, development, production, gathering, transportation, processing, storing, refining, distribution, mining or marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S. federal securities laws. Generally, the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "project," "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to materially differ from the Fund’s historical experience and its present expectations or projections indicated in any forward-looking statement. These risks include, but are not limited to, changes in economic and political conditions; regulatory and legal changes; energy industry risk; commodity pricing risk; leverage risk; valuation risk; non-diversification risk; interest rate risk; tax risk; and other risks discussed in the Fund’s filings with the SEC. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. The Fund undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein. There is no assurance that the Fund’s investment objectives will be attained.

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