HOUSTON - BP Midstream Partners LP (“BPMP” or the “Partnership”) today announced that the Board of Directors of BP Midstream Partners GP LLC, the general partner of the Partnership, declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.3015 per unit for the fourth quarter of 2018. The distribution reflects an increase of $0.0100, or 3.4 percent, over the third quarter 2018 distribution and is cumulatively $0.0390 over the Partnership’s minimum quarterly distribution.
Commenting on the distribution increase, CEO Rip Zinsmeister said, “With this fourth quarter distribution increase, BPMP has delivered unitholders mid-teens distribution growth in 2018. We are committed to delivering our target of mid-teens per unit annual distribution growth through 2020, and through our actions, we are demonstrating our delivery on this target.”
The fourth quarter 2018 distribution will be payable on Feb. 14, 2019, to unitholders of record as of Jan. 31, 2019, with an ex-distribution date of Jan. 30, 2019.
BPMP is a fee-based, growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by BP Pipelines (which is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of BP) to own, operate, develop and acquire pipelines and other midstream assets. BPMP’s assets consist of interests in entities that own crude oil, natural gas, refined products and diluent pipelines, and refined products terminals, serving as key infrastructure for BP and its affiliates and other customers to transport onshore and offshore production to key refining markets and trading and distribution hubs.
For more information on BPMP and the assets owned by the Partnership, please visit www.bpmidstreampartners.com.
This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent (100.0%) of the Partnership’s distributions to non-U.S. investors as being attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, the Partnership's distributions to non-U.S. investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable effective tax rate.
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