Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Prices Public Offering

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) has priced the public offering of 2,600,000 common units representing limited partner interests at $51.75 per common unit. KMP has granted to the underwriter an option to purchase up to 390,000 additional common units to cover over allotments. The offering is being underwritten by Morgan Stanley.

A written KMP prospectus and prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933 may be obtained from the following address:

     Morgan Stanley
     1585 Broadway
     New York, NY 10036