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): May 30, 2012
MARKWEST ENERGY PARTNERS, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1515 Arapahoe Street, Tower 1, Suite 1600, Denver CO 80202
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 303-925-9200
(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 7.01. Regulation FD
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the following information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including the exhibit) is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. This Current Report will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.
On May 30, 2012, Randy Nickerson, Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, will present at the Marcellus & Utica - NGL & Shale Infrastructure Summit 2012 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The information included with this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1 includes graphic images or slides that will be made available at these meetings. These slides are available for viewing at our website, www.markwest.com, although we reserve the right to discontinue that availability at any time.
This filing includes forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical facts included or incorporated herein may constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary significantly from those expressed or implied in such statements and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that affect our operations, financial performance, and other factors as discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the factors that could cause results to differ materially are those risks discussed in the periodic reports we file with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. You are urged to carefully review and consider the cautionary statements and other disclosures made in those filings, specifically those under the heading Risk Factors. We do not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statement except as required by law.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.