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Tesoro Logistics LP Announces Quarterly Distribution

SAN ANTONIO - April 18, 2013 - Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) today announced
the declaration of its quarterly cash distribution for the first quarter 2013 of
$0.49 per limited partnership unit, or $1.96 on an annualized basis.  This
distribution represents a 4% increase over the quarterly distribution of $0.4725
per unit ($1.89 per unit on an annualized basis) paid in February 2013.  In the
prior four quarters, TLLP has increased its distribution to limited partners by
30%. The first quarter distribution will be paid May 14, 2013 to all unitholders
of record on May 3, 2013.

About Tesoro Logistics LP
Tesoro Logistics LP, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a fee-based,
growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation to
own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil and refined products logistics

Please visit us at: www.tesorologistics.com

This release contains certain statements that are "forward-looking" statements
within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, concerning the timing of our cash
distribution. For more information concerning factors that could affect these
statements see our annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-
Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation
to publicly release the result of any revisions to any such forward-looking
statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that occur, or
which we become aware of, after the date hereof.

This release serves as qualified notice to nominees as provided for under
Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b)(4) and (d).  Please note that 100
percent of Tesoro Logistics LP's distributions to foreign investors are
attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade
or business.  Accordingly, all of Tesoro Logistics LP's distributions to foreign
investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective
tax rate for individuals or corporations, as applicable.  Nominees, and not
Tesoro Logistics LP, are treated as withholding agents responsible for
withholding distributions received by them on behalf of foreign investors.

Louie Rubiola, Director, Investor Relations, (210) 626-4355

Tesoro Media Relations, media@tsocorp.com, (210) 626-7702

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(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and
    other applicable laws; and
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and
     originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Tesoro Logistics LP via Thomson Reuters ONE

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