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(NYSE: NTG) Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc.

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Annual 1099-DIV

2011 Common Stock Tax Information

NTG provides the following tax information to its common stockholders pertaining to the character of distributions paid during 2011. For stockholders who received all distributions in cash during 2011, 100% was treated as a return of capital (Box 3).The per share characterization by quarter is reflected in the sample Form 1099-DIV below.

Ex-Div Date Record Date Payment
Per Share
Ordinary Dividends
Box 1a
Box 1b
Capital Gain
Box 2a
Box 3
11/18/2011 11/22/2011 11/30/2011 $0.4125 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.4125
08/22/2011 08/24/2011 09/01/2011 $0.4100 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.4100
05/20/2011 05/24/2011 06/01/2011 $0.4075 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.4075
02/16/2011 02/18/2011 03/01/2011 $0.4075 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.4075
Total 2011 Distributions: $1.6375 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.6375


Box 3: Nondividend distributions are nontaxable and considered return of capital.

For stockholders who participated in the company-sponsored dividend reinvestment plan, the tax basis of shares acquired is the greater of the purchase price or the market close price on the payment date.

Report of Organizational Actions Affecting Basis of Securities

Effective January 1, 2011, issuers of corporate securities must complete Form 8937 to report organizational actions, including nontaxable distributions, that affect the basis of the securities involved in the organizational action. The information contained below is intended to satisfy the requirements of public reporting under section 1.6045B-1(a)(3) and (b)(4) of the Treasury Regulations.

2011 Form 8937

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