BKEP Blueknight Energy Partners
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 4, 2021
BLUEKNIGHT ENERGY PARTNERS, L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation or organization)||(Commission file number)||(I.R.S. employer identification number)|
|6060 American Plaza, Suite 600|
|Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135|
|(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)|
|(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
|Title of each class|
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Common Units||BKEP||The Nasdaq Global Market|
|Series A Preferred Units||BKEPP||The Nasdaq Global Market|
|Item 2.02.||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On May 4, 2021, Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth herein and in the press release is deemed to be "furnished" and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth in the attached Exhibit 99.1 is deemed to be “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Exchange Act.
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.
BLUEKNIGHT ENERGY PARTNERS, L.P.
|By:||Blueknight Energy Partners G.P., L.L.C.|
|its General Partner|
|Date: May 4, 2021||By:||/s/ Matthew R. Lewis|
|Matthew R. Lewis|
|Chief Financial Officer|