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): February 6, 2013



Northern Tier Energy LP

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35612   80-0763623

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)

  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


38C Grove Street, Suite 100

Ridgefield, Connecticut

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 244-6550

Not Applicable.

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



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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.

Northern Tier Energy LP (NYSE: NTI) today announced that members of management will participate at the 2013 Credit Suisse Energy Summit on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. Interested parties will be able to view the meeting materials to be presented by visiting our web site at: http://www.ntenergy.com under “Presentations.” NTI 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 NTI’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the nine months ended September 30, 2012, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 12, 2012, the prospectus included in our registration statement on Form S-1, filed with the SEC on January 18, 2013, and other documents filed from time to time with the SEC. NTI 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 thereunto duly authorized.


   Northern Tier Energy LP

Northern Tier Energy GP LLC,

its general partner

Date: February 6, 2013    By:   

/s/ Peter T. Gelfman

      Peter T. Gelfman
      Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary