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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): January 17, 2013


Star Gas Partners, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
 
001-14129
 
06-1437793
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


2187 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06902
(Address of principal executive offices, Zip Code)


(203) 328-7310
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)



Not Applicable
(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):

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 17, 2013, Star Gas Partners, L.P., a Delaware partnership (the "Partnership"), issued a press release declaring its quarterly distribution on all units for the fiscal first quarter ending December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished within this report as Exhibit 99.1.

The information in this report is being furnished, and is not deemed as "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically stated so therein.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 A copy of the Star Gas Partners, L.P. Press Release dated January 17, 2013.


SIGNATURES

    Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 17, 2013 Star Gas Partners, L.P.
By: Kestrel Heat, LLC (General Partner)

By:   /s/   RICHARD F. AMBURY
Richard F. Ambury
Chief Financial Officer
Principal Financial Officer