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): November 13, 2012
ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS, L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3738 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the following information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), 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 shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) today announced that members of management will make a presentation at a conference for analysts being held in Dallas, Texas on November 14, 2012. In the presentation, which is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. (central time), management anticipates providing an update on activities at each of ETP's business segments, and an overview of ETP's financial and operating results and its current liquidity position. The discussion will also include an update on business activities of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE), the owner of ETP's general partner. In conjunction with the conference, ETP management will meet with analysts to discuss the information presented.
Prior to the presentations, interested parties will be able to view the prepared materials to be presented by visiting our web site at: http://www.energytransfer.com under “Presentations”. ETP does not undertake to update the information as posted on its website; however, it may post additional information included in future press releases and Forms 8-K, as well as posting its periodic Exchange Act reports.
This report may include certain statements concerning expectations for the future that are forward-looking statements as defined by federal law. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management's control. An extensive list of factors that can affect future results are discussed in ETP's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other documents filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ETP undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new information or events.
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.
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
By:Energy Transfer Partners GP, L.P.,
its general partner
By:Energy Transfer Partners, L.L.C.,
its general partner
Date: November 13, 2012
/s/ Martin Salinas, Jr.
Martin Salinas, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer