Crestwood Equity Partners Announces Increase in Quarterly Distribution and Conference Call Schedule

Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for February 26

HOUSTON--()--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 $0.1375 per limited partner unit ($0.55 annually) for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. The distribution will be paid on February 14, 2014, to unitholders of record as of February 7, 2014.

Crestwood Equity and Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: CMLP) each plan to report financial results for the fourth quarter 2013 on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, before the New York Stock Exchange opens for trading. Following the announcement, management will host a joint conference call for investors and analysts at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 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 480-629-9692 at least 10 minutes before the call and ask for the Crestwood Earnings Call. A replay will be available for 7 days by dialing 800-406-7325 and using the access code 4665006#.
 
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 Equity Partners LP

Houston, Texas, based Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) is a master limited partnership that owns the general partner interest, including the incentive distribution rights and an approximate 4% limited partner interest of Crestwood Midstream. In addition, Crestwood Equity’s operations include a natural gas storage business in Texas and an NGL and crude oil supply and logistics business that serves customers in the United States and Canada. Prior to October 7, 2013, Crestwood Equity Partners LP was named Inergy, L.P. and was traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NRGY.”

About Crestwood Midstream Partners LP

Houston, 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 gathering, 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.

Contacts

Crestwood Equity Partners LP
Investor Contact
Mark Stockard, 832-519-2207
Vice President, Investor Relations
mstockard@crestwoodlp.com

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Contacts

Crestwood Equity Partners LP
Investor Contact
Mark Stockard, 832-519-2207
Vice President, Investor Relations
mstockard@crestwoodlp.com