DCP Midstream Partners, LP 8-K 2008
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): December 30, 2008
DCP MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
370 17th Street, Suite 2775
Denver, Colorado 80202
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code(303) 633-2900
(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:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors
DCP Midstream Partners, LP (the “Partnership”) issued a press release on December 30, 2008, announcing the resignation of Fred J. Fowler as a director of the Board of Directors of the Partnership’s ultimate general partner, DCP Midstream GP, LLC and the appointment of Alan N. Harris to the Board of Directors as a Spectra Energy representative, effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Fowler announced his retirement from Spectra Energy last June with an effective date at the end of this year. There were no disagreements between Mr. Fowler and the Partnership regarding any matter or relating to the Partnership’s operations, policies or practices.
Mr. Harris currently serves as chief development and operations officer of Spectra Energy, an affiliate of the General Partner. There is no arrangement or understanding between either Mr. Harris and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as a director. The Board of Directors of the General Partner did not name Mr. Harris to any committees of the Board of Directors at this time.
The General Partner serves as the ultimate general partner of the Partnership, holding a general partner interest in the Partnership. DCP Midstream, LLC currently owns 100% of the General Partner, which allows it to control the Partnership, and owns a 28.8% limited partner interest in the Partnership. DCP Midstream, LLC is a joint venture equally owned by Spectra Energy and ConocoPhillips. For relationships between the Partnership, the General Partner, DCP Midstream, LLC and its affiliates, please read Item 13 “Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence”, which is incorporated herein by reference from the Partnership’s annual report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 10, 2008.
The press release announcing these changes is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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.
December 30, 2008