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Holly Corporation and Holly Energy Partners L.P. Announce Completion of Previously Announced Acquisition of Sinclair’s Tulsa Refinery

December 1, 2009
Holly Corporation and Holly Energy Partners L.P. Announce Completion of Previously Announced Acquisition of Sinclair’s Tulsa Refinery Dallas, Texas – Holly Corporation (NYSE:HOC) and Holly Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:HEP) announced today that Holly Refining & Marketing – Tulsa LLC, a subsidiary of Holly Corporation, and HEP Tulsa LLC, a subsidiary of Holly Energy have completed their respective transactions to purchase Sinclair’s 75,000 barrel per day Tulsa refinery, tankage, and loading racks, as originally announced on October 20, 2009.

About Holly Corporation

Holly Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other high value specialty products. Holly operates through its subsidiaries a 100,000 barrels per stream day (“bpsd”) refinery located in Artesia, New Mexico, a 125,000 bpsd refinery in Tulsa, Oklahoma and a 31,000 bpsd refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. A subsidiary of Holly also owns a 34% interest (including the general partner interest) in Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

About Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, tankage and terminal services to the petroleum industry, including Holly Corporation, which currently owns a 34% interest in Holly Energy Partners (including the general partner interest). Holly Energy Partners owns and operates petroleum product and crude pipelines, tankage and terminals located in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Washington, Idaho, Utah and Oklahoma. In addition, Holly Energy Partners owns a 25% interest in SLC Pipeline LLC, a transporter of crude oil in the Salt Lake City area.

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Bruce R. Shaw, Senior Vice President & CFO

M. Neale Hickerson, Vice President, Investor Relations

Holly Corporation / Holly Energy Partners L.P.