Buckeye Partners, L.P. Announces Organizational Changes

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Announces Organizational Changes

HOUSTON, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye")
(NYSE:BPL) announced today that Khalid A. Muslih has been appointed President
of Buckeye's International Pipelines and Terminals business unit. Mr. Muslih
has been an integral member of the Buckeye executive team since 2007, having
served most recently as Buckeye's Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
and Strategic Planning.Mr. Muslih is succeeding Mary F. Morgan, who is
retiring from Buckeye at the end of the month.

"As head of our Corporate Development and Strategic Planning functions, Khalid
Muslih has been a leader in developing and shaping the vision around our
growth and diversification," said Clark C. Smith, President and Chief
Executive Officer."We believe Khalid's extensive industry and market
knowledge will serve him well as he continues to develop our international
marine terminal business and strengthens Buckeye's position in the global
petroleum marketplace.We appreciate Mary's contributions to Buckeye's success
and wish her well in her future endeavors."

Buckeye also announced today that Chris S. Pine has been promoted to Vice
President, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning and will report to
Keith E. St.Clair, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Mr.
Pine joined Buckeye in 2009 and has served in various Corporate Development
and Business Analysis functions during his tenure."Chris has had an important
role in crafting our strategy and in our very successful corporate development
activities," said Mr. Smith."We expect our growth and our record of success
to continue under his leadership."

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is a publicly traded master limited
partnership that owns and operates one of the largest independent liquid
petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States in terms of volumes
delivered, with approximately 6,000 miles of pipeline. Buckeye also owns more
than 100 liquid petroleum products terminals with aggregate storage capacity
of over 70 million barrels. In addition, Buckeye operates and/or maintains
third-party pipelines under agreements with major oil and chemical companies,
owns a high-performance natural gas storage facility in Northern California,
and markets liquid petroleum products in certain regions served by its
pipeline and terminal operations. Buckeye's flagship marine terminal in The
Bahamas, BORCO, is one of the largest crude oil and petroleum products storage
facilities in the world, serving the international markets as a premier global
logistics hub. More information concerning Buckeye can be found at
www.buckeye.com.

This press release includes forward-looking statements that we believe to be
reasonable as of today's date. Such statements are identified by use of the
words "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "plans,"
"predicts," "projects," "should," and similar expressions. Actual results may
differ significantly because of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to
predict and that may be beyond our control. Among them are (i) changes in
federal, state, local, and foreign laws or regulations to which we are
subject, including those governing pipeline tariff rates and those that permit
the treatment of us as a partnership for federal income tax purposes, (ii)
terrorism, adverse weather conditions, including hurricanes, environmental
releases, and natural disasters, (iii) changes in the marketplace for our
products or services, such as increased competition, better energy efficiency,
or general reductions in demand, (iv) adverse regional, national, or
international economic conditions, adverse capital market conditions, and
adverse political developments, (v) shutdowns or interruptions at our
pipeline, terminal, and storage assets or at the source points for the
products we transport, store, or sell, (vi) unanticipated capital expenditures
in connection with the construction, repair, or replacement of our assets,
(vii) volatility in the price of refined petroleum products and the value of
natural gas storage services, (viii) nonpayment or nonperformance by our
customers, (ix) our ability to integrate acquired assets with our existing
assets and to realize anticipated cost savings and other efficiencies and
benefits, (x) our ability to successfully complete our organic growth projects
and to realize the anticipated financial benefits, and (xi) an unfavorable
outcome with respect to the proceedings pending before the FERC regarding
Buckeye Pipe Line Company, L.P.'s transportation of jet fuel to the New York
City airports. You should read our filings with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2012 and our most recently filed Quarterly Report on Form
10-Q, for a more extensive list of factors that could affect results. We
undertake no obligation to revise our forward-looking statements to reflect
events or circumstances occurring after today's date.

CONTACT: Kevin J. Goodwin
         Senior Director, Investor Relations
         Irelations@buckeye.com
         (800) 422-2825
 
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