Buckeye Partners 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 2, 2009
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (832) 615-8600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 2, 2009, Buckeye Partners, L.P. (Buckeye) issued a press release announcing its third quarter 2009 financial results. The press release is being furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is hereby incorporated herein by reference.
The information provided in this Item 2.02 (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), nor shall it be incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Registrant pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), other than to the extent that such filing incorporates by reference any or all of such information by express reference thereto.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
During a conference call scheduled to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on November 2, 2009, Buckeye will discuss the pending purchase of certain refined petroleum product terminals and pipeline assets from ConocoPhillips that was announced on October 22, 2009. Attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is a copy of the slide show presentation to be used in connection with the conference call. The slide show presentation has also been posted on the Investor Center page of Buckeyes website at www.buckeye.com.
The information provided in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.2) shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act nor shall it be incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Registrant pursuant to the Securities Act other than to the extent that such filing incorporates by reference any or all of such information by express reference thereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.