Buckeye Partners 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 4, 2011
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (832) 615-8600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On December 18, 2010, Buckeye Atlantic Holdings LLC (Buckeye), a wholly owned subsidiary of Buckeye Partners L.P. (the Partnership), entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement with affiliates of First Reserve Corporation (First Reserve), pursuant to which Buckeye agreed to acquire (the BORCO Acquisition) all of First Reserves indirect 80% interest in FR Borco Coop Holdings, L.P. (FRBCH), the indirect owner of Bahamas Oil Refining Company International Limited. The BORCO Acquisition is more fully described in a Form 8-K filed by the Partnership on December 21, 2010. The BORCO Acquisition is structured as the acquisition by Buckeye of all of the partnership interests in FR Borco Topco, L.P., which owns First Reserves 80% interest in FRBCH.
This Form 8-K is being filed to file certain financial statements of FR Borco Topco, L.P. and to furnish certain financial statements of the Partnership.
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.
Dated January 4, 2011