News Release

Hi-Crush Announces Appointment of John Affleck-Graves to the Board of Directors

Houston, Texas - November 19, 2012 - Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP), or Hi-Crush, today announced the appointment of Mr. John Affleck-Graves to Hi-Crush's Board of Directors. The election of Mr. Affleck-Graves brings the number of Directors to eight members. Mr. Affleck-Graves will also serve on the Audit and Conflicts Committees.

Commenting on this appointment, Bob Rasmus, Co-Chief Executive of Hi-Crush said, "We are delighted to have someone with John's outstanding leadership and management abilities join our Board of Directors. His knowledge and experience will be of great benefit to both our management team and unitholders."

Mr. Affleck-Graves brings to Hi-Crush extensive breadth, depth and expertise in financial management and strategic planning. Mr. Affleck-Graves served in roles of increasing responsibility and seniority at The University of Notre Dame from 1986 to present, including as an Executive Vice President from 2004 to present. As Executive Vice President, he serves as one of three executive officers of the University. Additionally, Mr. Affleck-Graves is a prior Board member of St. Joseph's Capital Bank, Student Loan Corporation and Express-1 Inc.

Throughout his career, Mr. Affleck-Graves has received many distinctions and honors including MBA Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Notre Dame. He received his B.Sc. Mathematical Statistics and Computer Science in 1971 from the University of Capetown. Mr. Affleck-Graves also holds a PhD. in Mathematical Statistics and a B.Com. Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Capetown.

About Hi-Crush

Hi-Crush is a domestic producer of monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a "proppant" (frac sand) to enhance the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells. Our reserves, which are located in Wyeville, Wisconsin, consist of "Northern White" sand, a resource that exists predominately in Wisconsin and limited portions of the upper Midwest region of the United States. For more information, visit

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Source: Hi-Crush Partners LP