DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--The Gas Processors
Association (GPA) has recognized Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX)
(the Partnership) for the company's outstanding safety record in 2006
and awarded Crosstex second place in the GPA's Division I category.
Crosstex employees worked more than 815,000 hours in 2006 with the
second-lowest incident rate among the largest companies in the oil and
gas industry, operating in the United States. This is the first year
Crosstex has been honored by the GPA.
"This is a great accomplishment for Crosstex employees. We are
honored the GPA has recognized us for our exceptionally safe
on-the-job performance," said Barry E. Davis, Crosstex President and
Chief Executive Officer. "Safety is the top priority at Crosstex. I
commend our operating and support personnel for their dedication and
commitment to safety."
The GPA, an incorporated nonprofit trade association with 110
corporate members in the natural gas processing industry, categorizes
U.S. energy companies in three divisions based on hours worked and
then judges them for their safety achievements. The Division I
category includes companies with more than 500,000 hours worked
About the Crosstex Energy Companies
Crosstex Energy, L.P., a midstream natural gas company
headquartered in Dallas, operates over 5,000 miles of pipeline, 12
processing plants, four fractionators, and approximately 160 natural
gas amine-treating plants in service and approximately 35 dew point
control plants. Crosstex currently provides services for over 3.0
Bcf/day of natural gas, or approximately 6.0 percent of marketed U.S.
daily production based on August 2006 Department of Energy data.
Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: XTXI) (the Corporation) owns the
two percent general partner interest, a 42 percent limited partner
interest, and the incentive distribution rights of Crosstex Energy,
Additional information about the Crosstex companies can be found
CONTACT: Crosstex Energy, L.P.
Crystal C. Bell, 214-721-9407
Investor Relations Specialist
Jill McMillan, 214-721-9271
Public Relations Specialist
SOURCE: Crosstex Energy, L.P.