SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORTPURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 31, 2012
Blue Dolphin Energy Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
801 Travis Street, Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77002
(Address of principal executive office and zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On August 30, 2012, Herbert W. Whitney, a member of Blue Dolphin Energy Company’s Board of Directors, made a slide presentation at American Business Conferences’ Eagle Ford Product Markets and Midstream Capacity 2012 conference. Mr. Whitney’s slide presentation, which is available on the company’s website (http://www.blue-dolphin-energy.com), is incorporated herein by reference.
The information under Item 7.01 in this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information under Item 7.01 in this Current Report on Form 8-K will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed by Blue Dolphin Energy Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated by reference. The furnishing of the information under Item 7.01 in this Current Report on Form 8-K is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination by Blue Dolphin Energy Company that the information under Item 7.01 in this Current Report on Form 8-K is complete or that investors should consider this information before making an investment decision with respect to Blue Dolphin Energy Company’s Common Stock.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
Date: August 31, 2012