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12/15/17: Goodbye, IDRs

Although the terms of Marathon Petroleum Corp’s agreement to eliminate MPLX LP’s incentive distribution rights could have been better for the master limited partnership, the transaction ultimately reduces the midstream operator’s cost of capital.

10/26/17: Buying Opportunities

The recent selloff in master limited partnerships reflects concerns about moderating production growth in the US onshore market and worries that excessive leverage will lead to more pain for equity investors. These fears aren’t entirely unwarranted, but they do create buying opportunities.

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