The Board of Directors of Crestwood Equity GP LLC, general partner of Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood Equity”) announced that it has declared the partnership’s quarterly cash distribution of $0.135 per limited partner unit ($0.54 annually) for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. The distribution will be paid on November 14, 2013, to unitholders of record as of November 7, 2013. Crestwood Equity and Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: CMLP) each plan to report financial results for the third quarter 2013 on Thursday, November 7, 2013, before the New York Stock Exchange opens for trading. Following the announcement, management will host a joint conference call for investors and analysts at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time) that day to discuss the operating and financial results. The call will be broadcast live over the internet. Investors may participate either by phone or audio webcast.
|By Phone:||Dial 480-629-9678 at least 10 minutes before the call and ask for the Crestwood Earnings Call. A replay will be available for 7 days by dialing 303-590-3030 and using the access code 4647444.|
|By Webcast:||Connect to the webcast via the “Presentations” page of Crestwood’s Investor Relations website at www.crestwoodlp.com. Please log in at least 10 minutes in advance to register and download any necessary software. A replay will be available shortly after the call for 90 days.|
About Crestwood Midstream Partners LPHouston, Texas, based Crestwood Midstream (NYSE: CMLP) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream businesses in multiple unconventional shale resource plays across the United States. Crestwood Midstream is engaged in the gathering, processing, treating and compression of natural gas; transportation and storage of natural gas; transportation, fractionation, storage, and terminalling of NGLs; and storage and terminalling of crude oil. Prior to the merger of Crestwood Midstream Partners LP into Inergy Midstream, L.P., which was completed on October 7, 2013, the partnership was named Inergy Midstream, L.P. and was traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NRGM.” Forward-Looking Statements This press release may include certain statements concerning expectations for the future that are forward-looking statements as defined by federal law. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management’s control. These risks and assumptions are described in Crestwood Equity’s annual reports on Form 10-K and other reports that are available from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s view only as of the date made. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as otherwise required by law. Tax Notice to Foreign Investors This release serves as qualified notice to nominees under Treasury Regulation Sections 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d). Please note that 100% of Crestwood Equity’s distributions to foreign investors are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, all of Crestwood Equity’s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable. Nominees, and not Crestwood Equity, are treated as the withholding agents responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.