2013 was a record year for master limited partnership initial public offerings, and now there are more options for investors seeking yield than ever before. As fourth-quarter earnings reports start trickling in, so do the inevitable distribution announcements.  In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy talks to Tyler Crowe about how 2013's new MLPs fared during the latest round of distribution increases for SunCoke Energy Partners (NYSE:SXCP), Tallgrass Energy Partners (NYSE:TEP), and Phillips 66 Partners (NYSE:PSXP), and why holding a distribution flat is not the worst thing in the world for MLPs like Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) or OCI Resources (NYSE:OCIR).

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