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): May 3, 2017
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
4200 W. 115th Street, Suite 350
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (913) 928-6060
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:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 3, 2017, Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP ("TEP") and Tallgrass Energy GP, LP ("TEGP") issued a joint press release announcing first quarter 2017 earnings. A copy of the press release is attached hereto, furnished as Exhibit 99.1, and incorporated in this report by reference.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
The financial statements of Rockies Express Pipeline LLC as of March 31, 2017 and December 31, 2016, and for the three months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016, together with management’s discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations for Rockies Express Pipeline LLC will be posted to the Tallgrass Energy website on May 10, 2017. Unitholders of TEP, shareholders of TEGP and other interested parties are invited to view those materials under the "Webcasts & Presentations" section of TEP’s investor relations page at www.tallgrassenergy.com.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the information provided under Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 and the information attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 shall be deemed to be "furnished" and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release dated May 3, 2017
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.
TALLGRASS ENERGY PARTNERS, LP
Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC
its general partner
May 3, 2017
/s/ David G. Dehaemers, Jr.
David G. Dehaemers, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Press release dated May 3, 2017