12/16/2004 TYG

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation Announces Completion of Follow-On Offering of Common Stock

December 16, 2004 (Overland Park, KS) - Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: TYG) today announced the offering of approximately 1.7 million shares of common stock at $27.35 per share, raising gross proceeds of approximately $48 million. The shares were offered by the Corporation. Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated acted as book running co-lead manager along with Oppenheimer & Co. and RBC Capital Markets as co-lead managers.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these 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.

About Tortoise Energy

Tortoise Capital Advisors serves as the advisor to Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation. For more complete information about Tortoise Energy, visit the Company's Web site at www.tortoiseenergy.com or contact Investor Relations at (913) 981-1020.

     Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation
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