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EY Announces USA Compression Partners’ CEO Eric Long as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2015 Award Winner in Central Texas

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EY announced that CEO Eric D. Long of USA Compression Partners, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of compression services, has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2015 Award in the service category in Central Texas. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Long was selected by an independent panel of judges for the award, which was presented at a special gala event in Austin held on June 5.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by EY and my peers for this prestigious award. This is a win for all of the employees of USA Compression Partners,” said Mr. Long, who co-founded the company in 1998. USA Compression Partners completed its initial public offering in January 2013 and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “USAC”.

Now in its 29th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.

As a Central Texas region award winner, Mr. Long is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015.

About USA Compression Partners, LP

USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) is a growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership that is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of compression services in terms of total compression unit horsepower. The company partners with a broad customer base composed of producers, processors, gatherers and transporters of natural gas and crude oil. USA Compression focuses on providing compression services to infrastructure applications primarily in high volume gathering systems, processing facilities and transportation applications. More information is available at www.usacpartners.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R)

EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year award encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. The award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit www.ey.com.

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