Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) has risen ~14% in 2018 and outperformed its MLP peers. Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) has risen 8%. The Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) has fallen ~3%. Crude oil prices have risen ~19% during the same period. Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) has fallen ~1%, while MPLX (MPLX) has fallen ~4% YTD (year-to-date).