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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT - EAGLE ROCK ENERGY PARTNERS L Ppressrelease-0110.htm

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): January 28, 2013


(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
Commission File Number
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

1415 Louisiana Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas  77002
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(281) 408-1200
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 28, 2013, Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”) issued a press release announcing, among other things, its cash distribution for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. In the press release, the Partnership disclosed that it will announce earnings for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012, after the market closes on Monday, February 25, 2013, and hold an earnings conference call at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (1:00 p.m. Central Time) on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. 

The press release also includes an operational update discussing, among other things, (i) the progress of the Partnership's integration of certain acquired assets, and (ii) the progress of the Partnership's SO2 recovery project at its Big Escambia Creek processing facility in Southern Alabama. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.    
The information set forth in this Item 7.01 and the attached Exhibit 99.1, includes “forward-looking statements.” All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this Item 7.01 and the attached exhibit, that address activities, events or developments that the Partnership expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions made by the Partnership in reliance on its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors the Partnership believes are appropriate under the circumstances. Such statements are inherently uncertain and are subject to a number of risks, many of which are beyond the Partnership’s control. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties occur, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, the Partnership’s actual results and plans could differ materially from those implied or expressed by any forward-looking statement.
The Partnership undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or future events. For a detailed list of the Partnership’s risk factors and other cautionary statements, including without limitation risks related to the production, gathering, processing, marketing, and trading of natural gas and natural gas liquids, please consult the Partnership’s Form 10-K, filed with the SEC for the year ended December 31, 2011, and the Partnership’s Forms 10-Q, filed with the SEC for subsequent quarters, as well as any other public filings and press releases.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the attached Exhibit 99.1 is being “furnished” pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not incorporated by reference into any Partnership filing, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 28, 2013, the Partnership announced that it will pay a cash distribution of $0.22 to all common unitholders for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. The Partnership will pay this distribution on February 14, 2013 to its common unitholders of record as of close of business on February 7, 2013.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.    Description

99.1        Press Release of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., dated January 28, 2013.


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

Eagle Rock Energy GP, L.P.,
its general partner
Eagle Rock Energy G&P, LLC,
its general partner
Date: January 28, 2013
/s/ Charles C. Boettcher
Charles C. Boettcher
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.        Description

99.1            Press release of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P., dated January 28, 2013.