Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners (NYSE: PSE) and Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE: HCLP) have had banner years. In fact, year to date, they are the two best-performing master limited partnerships on the market. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a look at which MLPs round out the top five and how the sector is performing overall, especially compared to the S&P 500.

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