USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC) (the “Partnership”) announced today that on October 28, 2013 John D. Chandler joined the Board of Directors of its general partner as an independent director.

“We are very pleased that John has joined our Board,” stated Eric D. Long, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership. “John’s experience in the energy industry, particularly through his position as the Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of Magellan Midstream Partners, LP, will provide additional industry perspective to our Board of Directors. He will bring us helpful perspective regarding company growth, having been an officer at Magellan since its spin-off from the Williams Companies in 2003 to a company with a market cap of $13.4 billion. In addition, his understanding of the midstream MLP sector in particular and of the unique issues related to operating publicly traded limited partnerships should help him make valuable contributions to the Partnership.”

Mr. Chandler currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magellan GP, LLC, the general partner of Magellan Midstream Partners, LP. From 2003 until 2009, he served in the same capacities for the general partner of Magellan Midstream Holdings, L.P. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Chandler was Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and Director of Strategic Development for a subsidiary of The Williams Companies, Inc. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Chandler held various accounting and finance positions with MAPCO Inc.


USA Compression Partners, LP is a growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership that is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of compression services in terms of total compression unit horsepower. The company partners with a broad customer base composed of producers, processors, gatherers and transporters of natural gas. USA Compression focuses on providing compression services to infrastructure applications primarily in high volume gathering systems, processing facilities and transportation applications. More information is available at

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