Atlas Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ATLS) today declared an increased quarterly distribution for the second quarter 2013 of $0.44 per common unit. This $0.44 per common unit distribution represents an approximate 42% increase from the first quarter 2013 distribution of $0.31 per common unit, as well as a 76% increase from the second quarter 2012 distribution of $0.25 per common unit. The second quarter 2013 distribution is payable Monday, August 19, 2013 to holders of record as of Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Atlas Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ATLS) is a master limited partnership which owns all of the general partner Class A units and incentive distribution rights and an approximate 37% limited partner interest in its upstream oil & gas subsidiary, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. Additionally, Atlas Energy owns and operates the general partner of its midstream oil & gas subsidiary, Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P., through all of the general partner interest, all the incentive distribution rights and an approximate 6% limited partner interest. For more information, please visit our website at www.atlasenergy.com, or contact Investor Relations at InvestorRelations@atlasenergy.com.