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Crosstex Energy Appoints Frank Burke to Board
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2003--Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NasdaqNM:XTEX), a Texas-based midstream natural gas company, today announced Frank Burke has been appointed to serve on the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Burke will also serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee of Crosstex Energy GP, LLC.

"Mr. Burke brings expertise to us in a variety of areas including tax, audit, legislation, management and investments," said Barry Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosstex. "In addition, he has an extensive experience serving on the boards of numerous public companies and will be an invaluable resource for Crosstex."

Mr. Burke has served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Managing General Partner of Burke, Mayborn Company Ltd, a private investment company located in Dallas, Texas, since 1984. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and also serves as a director of Dorchester Minerals, L.P., Arch Coal, Inc., Kaneb Pipe Line Partners, L.P., Xanser Corporation and Kaneb Services LLC.

Prior to Mr. Burke's current position, he worked for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) for more than 20 years. He held several key positions including partner in charge of the tax department, board member, chairman of the energy group and national director of energy and natural resources in the United States. During his career with Peat Marwick, Burke provided tax, financial and management consulting to companies involved in oil and gas, real estate, mining, utilities, communications, agribusiness and manufacturing.

Mr. Burke received his bachelor of business administration and master of business administration from Texas Tech University and his juris doctor from Southern Methodist University. He is a certified public accountant and member of the State Bar of Texas.

Crosstex Energy, L.P., a midstream natural gas company headquartered in Dallas, operates over 1,700 miles of pipeline, two processing plants, and over 40 natural gas amine treating plants. Crosstex currently provides services for over 900,000 MMBtu/day of natural gas. Crosstex Energy was ranked first in the Mastio & Co. 2002 Producer Purchaser Satisfaction Survey of nearly 400 gas producers. Additional information about Crosstex can be found at

    CONTACT: Crosstex Energy, Dallas
             Barry E. Davis, 214-953-9500
             President and Chief Executive Officer
             William W. Davis, 214-953-9500
             Sr. V.P. and Chief Financial Officer

    SOURCE: Crosstex Energy

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