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Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Schedules Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Release and Declares Quarterly Cash Distribution

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) ("Partnership") will report earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2006 on Thursday, August 10, 2006.

In addition, the Partnership announced today that the Board of Directors of the Partnership's general partner approved a quarterly cash distribution of $0.45 per unit for the quarter ended June 30, 2006. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2006 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 4, 2006. This quarterly distribution equates to a $1.80 per unit distribution on an annual basis.

A conference call is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. CT) Friday, August 11, 2006, to discuss the financial and operational results for the second quarter of 2006. Anyone interested in listening to the presentation may call 866-510-0712 and enter passcode 72407844. For international callers, the dial-in number is 617-597-5380, passcode 72407844.

The telephonic replay is available in the United States by calling 888-286-8010 and entering passcode 50102156. International callers can access the replay by calling 617-801-6888, passcode 50102156. The replay will be available beginning Friday, August 11, 2006, at approximately 4:00 p.m. until Friday, August 25, 2006.

A web cast of the earnings call will be available on the Partnership's website at .

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) ("Calumet") is a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil into customized lubricating oils, solvents, and waxes used in consumer, industrial, and automotive products. Calumet also produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel. Calumet is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and has three plants located in northwest Louisiana.

SOURCE: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

CONTACT: Jennifer Straumins, Investor Relations of Calumet Specialty
Products Partners, L.P., +1-317-328-5660

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