DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) has declared a cash distribution of $0.5375 per unit for the first quarter of 2015. This distribution, which represents a 5.9% increase over the $0.5075 per unit distribution declared for the first quarter of 2014, marks the forty-second consecutive quarterly increase. Holly Energy has increased its distribution to unitholders every quarter since becoming a publicly-traded partnership in July 2004. The distribution will be paid on May 15, 2015 to unitholders of record on May 6, 2015.
Holly Energy plans to announce results for its first quarter of 2015 on May 5, 2015, after the close of trading on the NYSE. The Partnership has scheduled a webcast at 4 p.m. Eastern time that day to discuss financial results.
The webcast may be accessed at: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1060742
This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446‐4(b). Please note that one hundred percent (100.0%) of Holly Energy Partner's distributions to foreign investors are attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, Holly Energy Partner's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate.
About Holly Energy Partners, L.P.:
Holly Energy Partners, L.P., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, tankage and terminal services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier Corporation, which currently owns a 39% interest (including a 2% general partner interest), in the Partnership. The Partnership owns and operates petroleum product and crude pipelines, tankage, terminals and loading facilities located in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arizona, Washington, Kansas, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah. In addition, the Partnership owns a 75% interest in UNEV Pipeline, LLC, the owner of a Holly Energy operated refined products pipeline running from Salt Lake City, Utah to Las Vegas, Nevada, and related product terminals and a 25% interest in SLC Pipeline LLC, a 95-mile intrastate pipeline system serving refineries in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.