About Tallgrass Energy Partners, LPTallgrass Energy is a family of companies that includes publicly traded partnerships Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: TEP) and Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NYSE: TEGP), and privately held Tallgrass Development, LP. Operating across 10 states, Tallgrass is a growth-oriented midstream energy operator with transportation, storage, terminal and processing assets that serve some of the nation's most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins. To learn more, please visit our website at www.tallgrassenergy.com. Cautionary Note Concerning Forward-Looking Statements Disclosures in this press release contain "forward-looking statements." All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that management expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, forward-looking statements contained in this press release specifically include the estimated $7 million of additional capital expenditures by Tallgrass for the remainder of 2017 on the Outrigger system, TIGT's abandonment by sale to TMID of a segment of its system from Labonte, Wyo., to Guernsey, Wyo., the conversion by TMID of the acquired pipeline segment from TIGT into crude oil service, the construction of facilities by TMID to establish a new crude oil line from Labonte to the Outrigger system along with additional laterals into other producing areas in the Powder River Basin, and the direct access for producers on the Outrigger system to the Pony Express Pipeline resulting from the project. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of TEP, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements, and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including those set forth in reports filed by TEP with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statement applies only as of the date on which such statement is made and TEP does not intend to correct or update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.