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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 12, 2011




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34727   20-0863618
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)

5151 San Felipe, Suite 800,

Houston, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)   (zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 627-7474


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 12, 2011, TPC Group Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. A copy of the Company’s May 12, 2011 press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

The Company’s management will discuss the quarterly results during a conference call and webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time) on Friday, May 13, 2011. Interested parties may listen to the call by dialing (877) 415-4081 or internationally at (708) 290-1135 at least 10 minutes prior to the start time and asking for the TPC Group call. Additionally, participants may access live the webcast and related presentation materials from the Investors /Events and Presentations page of the Company’s website at A replay of the call will be available through Friday, May 27, 2011 by calling (800) 642-1687 using conference ID 61764433. Also, an archive of the webcast will be available shortly after the call on the Company’s website.

Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K and Securities and Exchange Commission Release No. 33-8176, the information contained in Exhibit 99.1 furnished as an exhibit hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Exhibit 99.1 contains certain non-GAAP financial information. The reconciliation of such non-GAAP financial information to GAAP financial measures is included in Exhibit 99.1 and the schedules thereto. Further, Exhibit 99.1 contains statements intended as “forward-looking statements,” all of which are subject to the cautionary statement about forward-looking statements set forth therein.


Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

The information set forth in Item 2.02 above and in Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.




Earnings Press Release dated May 12, 2011


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.


Date: May 12, 2011   By:  

/s/ Shannon B. Weinberg

       Shannon B. Weinberg
       Deputy General Counsel and Secretary



Exhibit No.




Earnings Press Release dated May 12, 2011