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UNITED STATES
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (date of earliest event reported): May 31, 2011
 
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
         
DELAWARE
(State of incorporation
or organization)
 
000-50056
(Commission file number)
 
05-0527861
(I.R.S. employer identification number)
     
4200 STONE ROAD
   
KILGORE, TEXAS
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
75662
(Zip code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (903) 983-6200
 
(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 ( see General Instruction A.2. below):
 

 
      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 1.01.                      Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
 
On May 31, 2011, Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (“MMLP”) entered into a definitive agreement with Martin Resource Management Corporation (“MRMC”) to form Redbird Gas Storage LLC (“Redbird”), a natural gas storage joint venture formed to invest in Cardinal Gas Storage Partners (“Cardinal”).  The general partner interests of MMLP are owned indirectly by MRMC.  In conjunction with the agreement, MMLP acquired all of the Class B equity interests in Redbird for approximately $59.3 million.  The Class B equity interests of Redbird owned by MMLP represent Redbird’s pro-rata interest in Cardinal’s ownership of Monroe Gas Storage Company, LLC.
 
 
Item 7.01.       Regulation FD Disclosure.
 
     On May 31, 2011, MMLP issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a definitive agreement with MRMC to form Redbird.  A copy of the press release is furnished as an exhibit to this Current Report.
 
     In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth in this Item 7.01 and in the attached exhibit shall be deemed to be “furnished” and not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).

 
Item 9.01.       Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
      (c)       Exhibits
 
     In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth in the attached exhibit is deemed to be “furnished” and not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Exchange Act.
         
EXHIBIT NUMBER
     
DESCRIPTION
99.1
 
 
Press release dated May 31, 2011
 
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  SIGNATURES
 
     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.
         
 
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS L.P.
 
 
 
By:  
Martin Midstream GP LLC  
 
   
Its General Partner 
 
       
 
     
Date: May 31, 2011 
By:  
/s/ Robert D. Bondurant 
 
   
Robert D. Bondurant, 
 
   
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 
 
 
 
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INDEX TO EXHIBITS
         
EXHIBIT NUMBER
     
DESCRIPTION
99.1
 
 
Press release dated May 31, 2011.