Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NYSE:TEGP) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal YearItem 5.03
On December 28, 2017, Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC (“TEP GP”), the general partner of Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (“TEP”), entered into Amendment No.1 (the “Amendment”) to Amended and Restated Agreement of Limited Partnership of TEP, dated as of May17, 2013 (the “Partnership Agreement”), in response to certain changes to the Internal Revenue Code enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 relating to partnership audit and adjustment procedures.
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (“TEGP”) is the managing member of, and therefore controls, Tallgrass Equity, LLC (“Tallgrass Equity”). Tallgrass Equity, in turn, controls TEP through the direct ownership of 50% of TEP GP. As a result, under generally accepted accounting principles, TEGP consolidates Tallgrass Equity, TEP GP, TEP, and TEP’s subsidiaries. TEGP has no operations outside of its indirect ownership interests in TEP.
The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Amendment, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit3.1 to this Current Report on Form8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
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On December 28, 2017, TEP issued a press release announcing that Continental Resources, Inc. exercised its contractual right to extend its Throughput and Deficiency Agreements to ship crude oil with Belle Fourche Pipeline Company and with the TEP’s subsidiary, Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline, LLC, through October 31, 2024.A copy of the press release is furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 5.03 by reference.
The information in this Item 5.03 of Form 8-K, including the accompanying Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, regardless of the general incorporation language of such filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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Tallgrass Energy GP, LP ExhibitEX-3.1 2 d694685dex31.htm EX-3.1 EX-3.1 Exhibit 3.1 AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT OF LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OF TALLGRASS ENERGY PARTNERS,…To view the full exhibit click
About Tallgrass Energy GP, LP (NYSE:TEGP)
Tallgrass Energy GP, LP is a limited partnership company. The Company, through Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP (TEP), provides crude oil transportation to customers in Wyoming, Colorado, and the surrounding regions through Pony Express. Its business segments include Crude Oil Transportation & Logistics Segment, which is engaged in the ownership and operation of a crude oil pipeline system; Natural Gas Transportation & Logistics Segment, which is engaged in ownership and operation of FERC-regulated interstate natural gas pipelines and integrated natural gas storage facilities, and Processing & Logistics Segment, which is engaged in the ownership and operation of natural gas processing, treating and fractionation facilities, the provision of water business services primarily to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and the transportation of natural gas liquids (NGL). The Company, through TEP, owns and operates natural gas processing plants in Casper and Douglas.