Global Partners Announces Pipeline Connection Agreement

  Global Partners Announces Pipeline Connection Agreement

Basin Transload Facility in Beulah, North Dakota to Establish Connection from
                 Tesoro Logistics High Plains Pipeline System

Business Wire

WALTHAM, Mass. -- April 24, 2014

Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) today announced that Basin Transload, LLC, its
60% owned subsidiary, has executed a pipeline connection agreement with Tesoro
High Plains Pipeline Company LLC, a subsidiary of Tesoro Logistics LP,
(“Tesoro Logistics”) whereby Tesoro Logistics will build, own and operate a
new 4.1-mile pipeline lateral from its Dunn Center Station to Basin
Transload’s facility in Beulah, ND. Crude oil is expected to begin flowing to
the Beulah destination in the fourth quarter of 2014, enhancing the facility’s
ability to source product from a broader region. The Beulah facility includes
280,000 barrels of storage capacity and connects via direct long-haul service
to the West and Gulf Coasts via BNSF.

“Basin Transload’s agreement with Tesoro Logistics broadens the Beulah
facility’s access to energy production in North Dakota,” said Eric Slifka,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Partners. “The pipeline
connection will augment the volume of crude currently being transported from
the wellhead to Beulah. The addition of pipeline access enhances the
ratability of the terminal.”

About Global Partners LP

A publicly traded master limited partnership, Global Partners LP is a
midstream logistics and marketing company. Global owns, controls or has access
to one of the largest terminal networks of refined petroleum products and
renewable fuels in the Northeast, and is one of the largest distributors of
gasoline, distillates, residual oil and renewable fuels to wholesalers,
retailers and commercial customers in New England and New York. Global is a
leader in the purchasing, selling and logistics of transporting domestic and
Canadian crude oil and other products by rail across its “virtual pipeline”
from the mid-continent region of the U.S. and Canada to the East and West
Coasts for distribution to refiners and other customers. With a portfolio of
approximately 900 locations primarily in the Northeast, Global also is one of
the largest independent owners, suppliers and operators of gasoline stations
and convenience stores. In addition, Global is a distributor of natural gas
and propane. Global is No. 157 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest
corporations. For additional information visit www.globalp.com.

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Contact:

Global Partners LP
Daphne H. Foster, 781-894-8800
Chief Financial Officer
or
Edward Faneuil, 781-894-8800
Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
 
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