GLOBAL PARTNERS LP 8-K 2007
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): November 12, 2007
GLOBAL PARTNERS LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
800 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9161
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Item 8.01. Other Events
On November 9, 2007, Global Companies LLC (Global Companies), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Partners LP (the Partnership), entered into agreements with New England Petroleum Terminal, LLC (NEPT) to sublease two refined petroleum products terminals located at the Port of Providence in the City of Providence, Rhode Island. Both terminals have access to deepwater marine facilities.
One of the terminals is scheduled to open for business in December 2007 and will provide the Partnership with approximately 244,000 barrels of dedicated storage for distillates and biofuels. Global Companies is building approximately 230,000 barrels of dedicated storage for residual fuels at the second terminal, which storage is scheduled to be available in the first half of 2008.
A copy of the Partnerships press release announcing the transaction is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein in its entirety.
The information furnished pursuant to Item 8.01 in this report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, unless the Partnership specifically states that the information is to be considered filed under the Exchange Act or incorporates it by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Securities Act) or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, unless the Partnership specifically states that the information is to be considered filed under the Exchange Act or incorporates it by reference into a filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act.
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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 thereunto duly authorized.
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