Magellan Midstream Partners Confirms Minimal Damage from Hurricane Rita

TULSA, Okla. – Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) confirmed that initial assessments of its five marine terminals in the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region have shown only minor damage from Hurricane Rita. The facilities located in Corpus Christi, Galena Park and East Houston, Texas and Gibson, Louisiana are fully operational. The Marrero, Louisiana facility continues to be operational with no apparent damage from the most recent hurricane; however, the partnership continues to assess dock damage at Marrero resulting from last month's Hurricane Katrina.

The partnership also owns an 8,500-mile refined petroleum products pipeline system. The southern portion of this pipeline system, which originates in Houston, remains available for operation but continues to await supply from the Houston refining region. The central and mountain regions of this pipeline system continue to receive petroleum products from various supply sources, including direct connection to multiple refineries in the Oklahoma and Kansas regions.


About Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.  

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded partnership formed to own, operate and acquire a diversified portfolio of energy assets. The partnership primarily transports, stores and distributes refined petroleum products. More information is available at http://www.magellanlp.com.




Portions of this document may constitute forward-looking statements as defined by federal law. Although the partnership believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. Additional information about issues that could lead to material changes in performance is contained in the partnership's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Contact Information:

Paula Farrell Investor Relations 918-574-7650 paula.farrell@magellanlp.com