News Release
Oct. 16, 1998

TEPPCO PARTNERS, L.P. DECLARES QUARTERLY DISTRIBUTION

Houston, October 16 -- TEPPCO Partners, L.P. (NYSE:TPP) today declared a third-quarter cash distribution of $0.4 5 per unit, payable November 6, 1998, to unitholders of record on October 30, 1998.

This quarterly distribution covers the period from July 1 through September 30, 1998.

TEPPCO Partners, L.P. is a publicly owned master limited partnership. TE Products Pipeline Company, Limited Partnership, the operating partnership, is one of the largest common carrier pipelines of refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gases in the United States.

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