As described in its press release dated
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to future business expectations and financial condition and results of operations of the Partnership, based on management's current good faith expectations and beliefs concerning future developments. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed or implied in such forward-looking statements, including the following:
-- The impact of weather conditions on the demand for propane, fuel oil and other refined fuels, natural gas and electricity; -- Volatility in the unit cost of propane, fuel oil and other refined fuels and natural gas, the impact of the Partnership's hedging and risk management activities and the adverse impact of price increases on volumes as a result of customer conservation; -- The ability of the Partnership to compete with other suppliers of propane, fuel oil and other energy sources; -- The impact on the price and supply of propane, fuel oil and other refined fuels from the political, military or economic instability of the oil producing nations, global terrorism and other general economic conditions; -- The ability of the Partnership to acquire and maintain reliable transportation for its propane, fuel oil and other refined fuels; -- The ability of the Partnership to retain customers; -- The impact of customer conservation, energy efficiency and technology advances on the demand for propane and fuel oil; -- The ability of management to continue to control expenses; -- The impact of changes in applicable statutes and government regulations, or their interpretations, including those relating to the environment and global warming and other regulatory developments on the Partnership's business; -- The impact of legal proceedings on the Partnership's business; -- The impact of operating hazards that could adversely affect the Partnership's operating results to the extent not covered by insurance; -- The Partnership's ability to make strategic acquisitions and successfully integrate them; and -- The impact of current conditions in the global capital and credit markets, and general economic pressures.
Some of these risks and uncertainties are discussed in more detail in the Partnership's Annual Report on Form 10-K for its fiscal year ended
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.-0- 01/07/2009/CONTACT: Michael Stivala, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer, +1-973-503-9252/ (SPH) CO: Suburban Propane Partners, L.P.; LyondellBasell Industries ST: New JerseyIN: OIL FIN SU: PR -- NY56420 -- 6420 01/07/2009 13:46 ESThttp://www.prnewswire.com