“MLPs provide the critical backbone to the energy infrastructure industry,” Lori Ziebart, executive director of the Master Limited Partnership Association, told Hart Energy at the 2018 Midstream Finance Conference in Dallas.

“People fly on planes, they drive their cars … they don’t think about where that energy’s coming from,” she said. “They just take it for granted that it will be there and it will be cheap. (MLPs) are the silent companies that are critical so that Americans can live the kind of lifestyles that they want to live. Without them, they wouldn’t be able to.”

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