LineStar Integrity Services (“LineStar”) announced its official
brand launch today as a leading provider of midstream integrity maintenance, corrosion and cathodic
protection, coatings, GIS, control room operations, measurement and automation, and O&M
compliance. The company was formed through the combination of Tucker Midstream Inc. / Tucker
Construction Inc. (jointly referred to as “Tucker”) (acquired from Blue Point Capital Partners) with
EMS Energy Services LLC (“EMS”). EMS is a portfolio company of First Reserve, a leading global
private equity investment firm exclusively focused on energy.

The combined company will offer a suite of recurring, non-discretionary and mission-critical
midstream maintenance and repair services throughout the U.S. with a strategic footprint in areas of
concentrated pipeline infrastructure such as the Gulf Coast industrial corridor, the Mid-continent as
well as the Eagle Ford, Permian and Appalachia basins. Effective immediately, Daniel Cowan,
current CEO of EMS, will serve as Chief Executive Officer of LineStar, and Paul Neundorfer, current
CEO of Tucker, will serve as President, Midstream Operations reporting to Mr. Cowan.

Daniel Cowan, CEO of the new entity, stated, “This combination of Tucker with EMS under the
LineStar banner creates what we believe is a market leader in midstream integrity maintenance,
employing over 750 people and serving over 85 customers. I speak for the whole organization when
I say we have been impressed with Tucker’s entire employee base and experienced management
team as they share a similar culture dedicated to safety and customer service, and we are delighted
to join forces with them in the LineStar family. We look forward to continuing to partner with our
clients to deliver solutions that help manage risk and properly maintain the integrity of pipeline and
facility assets throughout their life cycle.”

Paul Neundorfer, CEO of Tucker, added, “Through the dedication of our employees, we have
developed a reputation for delivering safe, quality results to our customers. Since partnering with
Blue Point in 2009, we have made significant investments in our operational infrastructure as well as
organic and acquisition initiatives, and we thank them for their support and guidance. This
combination of EMS and Tucker is a natural and important step in our evolution and will offer
numerous benefits as we become part of a larger platform with a shared vision.”
Houlihan Lokey acted as financial advisor to EMS in this transaction. Financial details of the
transaction were not disclosed.

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