Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood” or “CEQP”)
announced today that the board of directors of its general partner has
declared the partnership’s quarterly cash distribution of $0.60 per
limited partner unit ($2.40 annually) for the quarter ended December 31,
2016. Crestwood will issue 1,538,811 preferred units to its preferred
unitholders in lieu of cash distributions. Distributions will be made on
February 14, 2017, to unitholders of record as of February 7, 2017.
Crestwood plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter 2016
on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, before the New York Stock Exchange opens
for trading. Following the announcement, management will host a
conference call for investors and analysts at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time
(8:00 a.m. Central Time) that day to discuss the operating and financial
results. The call will be broadcast live over the internet via audio
webcast. Investors will be able to connect to the webcast via the
“Investors” page of Crestwood’s 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 Equity Partners LP
Houston, Texas, based Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) is a
master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream businesses
in multiple unconventional shale resource plays across the United
States. Crestwood is engaged in the gathering, processing, treating,
compression, storage and transportation of natural gas; storage,
transportation, terminalling, and marketing of NGLs; and gathering,
storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release may include certain statements concerning
expectations for the future that are forward-looking statements as
defined by federal securities 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’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’s distributions to foreign investors are attributable to
income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or
business. Accordingly, all of Crestwood’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, are treated as the withholding agents
responsible for withholding on the distributions received by them on
behalf of foreign investors.
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Source: Crestwood Equity Partners LP