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Suburban Propane Partners, LP Announces Executive Appointments Of Michael J. Dunn to Senior Vice President Corporate Development And A. Davin D'Ambrosio to Treasurer

WHIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH) today announced executive appointments in line with their current strategic direction.

Michael J. Dunn, Senior Vice President and Board Member, will now have the added responsibility of corporate development for the Partnership. Mr. Dunn joined Suburban Propane in March 1997 following an 18-year career with Goldman Sachs. President and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Alexander stated, "Michael has successfully transformed the logistical part of our business, enabling Suburban to significantly improve efficiencies and customer service. This expansion of responsibilities allows Mike to focus more, going forward, on aggressively growing our business."

A. Davin D'Ambrosio will take on full responsibility as Treasurer for the Partnership continuing to report to Robert M. Plante, Vice President-Finance. Mr. Alexander stated, "Davin has had a great track record as Assistant Treasurer handling our cash management, risk programs and internal audit initiatives. He is a dedicated professional well deserving of this promotion to Treasurer."

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded Master Limited Partnership on the New York Stock Exchange. Headquartered in Whippany, New Jersey, Suburban has been in the customer service business since 1928 and is the nation's third largest propane gas marketer. The Partnership serves approximately 800,000 residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers through approximately 330 customer service centers in more than 40 states. Corporate news, unit prices and additional information about Suburban are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the company's web site. Via the Internet, go to http://www.suburbanpropane.com. To receive news releases via fax: Dial 800-758-5804 and input extension 112074. SOURCE Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.

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/CONTACT: Michael M. Keating, Vice President Human Resources and Administration, of Suburban Propane Partners, L.P., +1-973-503-9211/

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