Following the collapse in oil and gas prices that started in 2014, master limited partnerships — popular due to their stable, growing cash distributions — initially remained resilient. But by the second half of 2015, MLPs also began to suffer. Unit prices fell, a record number of MLPs cut distributions and most MLPs were shut out of the capital markets.

During 2016, MLPs rebounded some as overall stock market performance was robust and oil prices improved and began to stabilize late last year around the $50 mark.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]