May/June 2017

Alerian Index

Capital markets once again are welcoming MLPs.

Editor's Note

It’s time for the sector to be social.

Finance Matters


A research report reveals the true risk of midstream investing by scrutinizing firms’ operations and financials.

There’s a smarter way to maintain physical assets.

Capacity questions linger as a sliver of the Keystone State looks to take on a big role in North America’s natural gas market.

Adam Sieminski looks back at his eventful term heading the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

While a new executive order is a key step by the Trump team, the process for reversing a federal regulation is extremely complex.

Using a single source for safety-related products and services can reduce the complexity and cost of STOs.

Mike Forbau is CEO of Caprock Midstream LLC.

NGL Frac Spread

OPEC production cut plans serve up a potentially volatile year.

Cover Story

Publicly held midstream operators fared much better in our second annual review of a sector preparing for an active 2017. C corps continued to dominate the little-changed Top 10 of the rankings, while compressor services firms joined the list. 

Transaction Update

TransCanada gets cash, MLP gets bigger role following dropdown.