PVR Partners, L.P. (PVR) is engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas and the management of coal and natural resource properties in the United States. The Company operates in three business segments: Eastern Midstream, Midcontinent Midstream and Coal and Natural Resource Management. On May 17, 2012, the Company completed its purchase of the membership interests of Chief Gathering LLC. Its Midstream segment is engaged in providing natural gas gathering, and other related services in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Midcontinent Midstream segment is engaged in providing natural gas processing, gathering services, and other related services. Coal and Natural Resource Management segment primarily involves the management and leasing of coal properties and the subsequent collection of royalties. In August 2013, Meritage Midstream Services II, LLC acquired Thunder Creek Gas Services, LLC (Thunder Creek) from Devon Energy Corporation (Devon) and PVR Partners, L.P (PVR).