7/17/2009 TYG

Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC Announces Filing of Semi-Annual Reports for Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp., Tortoise Energy Capital Corp., Tortoise North American Energy Corp. and Tortoise Gas and Oil Corp.

LEAWOOD, Kan. - July 17, 2009 - Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC, the investment adviser for Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG), Tortoise Energy Capital Corp. (NYSE: TYY), Tortoise North American Energy Corp. (NYSE: TYN) and Tortoise Gas and Oil Corp. (Private) today announced the filing of semi-annual reports on Form N-CSR containing the 2009 second quarter reports to stockholders for each of these companies. Mailing of the 2009 second quarter reports to stockholders is expected to commence on or prior to July 30, 2009.

The second quarter reports are available online at www.tortoiseadvisors.com. A hard copy of these reports are available free of charge upon request by calling (866) 362-9331 or emailing info@tortoiseadvisors.com.

Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC is a pioneer in capital markets for MLP investment companies and a leader in closed-end funds and separately managed accounts focused on MLPs in the energy sector. As of June 30, 2009, the Adviser had approximately $2.0 billion of assets under management.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.

Contact information: Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC Pam Kearney, Investor Relations, (866) 362-9331, pkearney@tortoiseadvisors.com