Breitburn Energy Partners LP
Breitburn Energy Partners LP (Form: POS AM, Received: 12/15/2017 06:04:40)


As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 14, 2017
Registration No. 333-181526
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO:
FORM S-8 REGISTRATION STATEMENT NO. 333-181526
UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
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BREITBURN ENERGY PARTNERS LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
74-3169953
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation
or organization)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 4600
Los Angeles, California 90017
(213) 225-5900
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Registrants' principal executive offices)
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First Amended and Restated BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan, as Amended
(Full title of the plans)
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Gregory C. Brown
707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 4600
Los Angeles, California 90017
(213) 225-5900
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
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DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment (“ Post-Effective Amendment ”) filed by Breitburn Energy Partners LP (the “ Partnership ”) deregisters all common units representing limited partnership interests of the Partnership (the “ Common Units ”) remaining unissued under the following Registration Statement on Form S-8 (“ Registration Statement ”) filed by the Partnership with the Securities and Exchange Commission:
Registration Statement on Form S-8 (No. 333-181526), filed on May 18, 2012, registering 3,002,064 Common Units under the First Amended and Restated BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan, as amended.
As previously disclosed, on May 15, 2016, the Partnership and certain of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions for relief (and the cases commenced thereby, the “ Chapter 11 Cases ”) under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Chapter 11 Cases are being administered jointly under the caption In re Breitburn Energy Partners LP, et al., Case No. 16-11390.
As a result of the Chapter 11 Cases, the Partnership has terminated all offerings of securities pursuant to the Registration Statement. In accordance with an undertaking made by the Partnership in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the securities that had been registered for issuance that remain unsold at the termination of such offering, the Partnership hereby removes from registration by means of this Post-Effective Amendment all of such securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement. The Registration Statement is hereby amended, as appropriate, to reflect the deregistration of such securities and the Partnership hereby terminates the effectiveness of the Registration Statement.






SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Los Angeles, State of California, on the 14th day of December, 2017.
 
BREITBURN ENERGY PARTNERS LP
 
 
 
 
By:
BREITBURN GP LLC,
 
 
its general partner
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Halbert S. Washburn
 
 
Halbert S. Washburn
Chief Executive Officer
No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment in reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended