Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
NYSE : TGP

Teekay LNG Partners L.P.

November 13, 2009 08:02 ET

Teekay LNG Partners Reports Third Quarter Results

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2009) - Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) -

Highlights

- Generated distributable cash flow of $29.2 million in the third quarter of 2009, up from $28.9 million in the third quarter of 2008.

- Declared and paid cash distribution of $0.57 per unit for the third quarter of 2009.

- Completed acquisition of two Tangguh LNG carriers from Teekay Corporation in August 2009.

- Entered into a new $122.0 million credit facility in late-October 2009 that will be secured by the five newbuilding Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers.

- Took delivery of the second of five Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers in November 2009.

Teekay GP LLC, the general partner of Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG or the Partnership) (NYSE:TGP) today reported its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. During the third quarter of 2009, the Partnership generated distributable cash flow(1) of $29.2 million, compared to $28.9 million in the same quarter of the previous year. The increase was mainly due to the acquisition of the first of five Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers in April 2009 and the acquisition of the Tangguh LNG carriers in August 2009, partially offset by the scheduled drydockings of two LNG carriers which resulted in 53 off-hire days as compared to none in the third quarter of 2008. On October 20, 2009, the Partnership declared a cash distribution of $0.57 per unit for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. The cash distribution is payable on November 13, 2009 to all unitholders of record on October 27, 2009.

"Our distributable cash flow during the third quarter of 2009 remained stable due to the Partnership's diversified portfolio of long-term fixed-rate contracts. Despite a higher than normal number of scheduled drydock days during the third quarter, our coverage ratio was maintained and distributable cash flow was slightly higher than the same period in 2008," commented Peter Evensen, Chief Executive Officer of Teekay GP LLC. "Our distributable cash flow is expected to increase in the fourth quarter as we will have the benefit of the Tangguh vessels for a full quarter and the second Skaugen vessel for two months as well as fewer off-hire days due to drydocking." Mr. Evensen added, "The Partnership remains financially well-positioned with over $440 million of total liquidity, a fully-financed newbuilding program, and no debt covenant concerns."

Teekay LNG's Fleet

On November 3, 2009, the Partnership took delivery of the second of five Skaugen LPG/Multigas vessels which concurrently commenced a 15-year fixed-rate charter. The first of these vessels was delivered to the Partnership in April 2009. In August 2009, the Partnership acquired Teekay Corporation's 70 percent interest in two 155,000 cubic meter LNG carriers (the Tangguh LNG Carriers). These vessels have commenced their 20-year time-charters.

The following table summarizes the Partnership's fleet as of November 3, 2009:



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Number of Vessels
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Delivered Committed
Vessels Vessels Total
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LNG Carrier Fleet(i) 15 - 15

LPG/Multigas Carrier Fleet 3 3(ii) 6

Suezmax Tanker Fleet 8 - 8
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Total 26 3 29
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(i) Excludes Teekay's 33 percent interest in the four Angola LNG
newbuildings, as described below.
(ii) Represents the three Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers currently under
construction, as described below.


(1) Distributable cash flow is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain investors to measure the financial performance of the Partnership and other master limited partnerships. Please see Appendix B for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure.

Future Projects

Below is a summary of LNG and LPG/Multigas newbuildings that the Partnership has agreed to, or has the right to, acquire:

Skaugen LPG/Multigas

The Partnership has agreed to acquire a total of five LPG/Multigas carriers from subsidiaries of IM Skaugen ASA (Skaugen), three of which are currently under construction and will be purchased upon their deliveries from the shipyard scheduled in 2010. Upon their delivery, the vessels will commence service under 15-year fixed-rate charters to Skaugen. Two of the five vessels were delivered in April 2009 and November 2009, respectively.

Angola LNG

As previously announced, a consortium in which Teekay has a 33 percent interest, has agreed to charter four newbuilding LNG carriers for a period of 20 years to the Angola LNG Project, which is being developed by subsidiaries of Chevron, Sonangol, BP, Total and ENI. The vessels will be chartered at fixed rates, with inflation adjustments, following their deliveries, which are scheduled to commence in 2011. In accordance with an agreement between Teekay and Teekay LNG, Teekay is obligated to offer the Partnership its interest in these vessels and related charter contracts no later than 180 days before delivery of these newbuilding LNG carriers.

Financial Summary

The Partnership reported adjusted net income attributable to the partners(1) (as detailed in Appendix A to this release) of $15.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2009, compared to $16.3 million for the same period of the prior year. Adjusted net income attributable to the partners excludes a number of specific items which had the net effect of decreasing net income by $45.0 million and increasing net income by $29.6 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, as detailed in Appendix A. Including these items, the Partnership reported net loss attributable to the partners, on a GAAP basis(2), of $30.1 million and net income attributable to the partners, on a GAAP basis(2), of $45.9 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively.

For accounting purposes, the Partnership is required to recognize the changes in the fair value of its derivative instruments on the statements of income (loss). This method of accounting does not affect the Partnership's cash flows or the calculation of distributable cash flow, but results in the recognition of unrealized gains or losses on the statements of income (loss).

The Partnership's financial statements for the prior periods include historical results of vessels acquired by the Partnership from Teekay, referred to herein as the Dropdown Predecessor, for the period when these vessels were owned and operated by Teekay.

Teekay LNG's annual results on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2008, as filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), can be found on the Partnership's Web site www.teekaylng.com or alternatively can be requested free of charge by contacting Teekay LNG Investor Relations.

(1) Adjusted net income attributable to the partners is a non-GAAP financial measure. Please refer to Appendix A to this release for a reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure to the most directly comparable financial measure under GAAP and information about specific items affecting net income (loss) which are typically excluded by securities analysts in their published estimates of the Partnership's financial results.

(2) Commencing in 2009 and applied retroactively, the Partnership's GAAP net income (loss) is presented before non-controlling interest on the Statements of Income (Loss). Net income (loss) attributable to the partners represents net income (loss) attributable to the limited partners and general partner of
Teekay LNG.

Operating Results

The following table highlights certain financial information for Teekay LNG's segments: the liquefied gas segment and the Suezmax tanker segment (please refer to the "Teekay LNG's Fleet" section of this release above and Appendix C for further details).



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Three Months Ended Three Months Ended
September 30, 2009 September 30, 2008
(unaudited) (unaudited)
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(in thousands Liquefied Suezmax Liquefied Suezmax
of U.S. Gas Tanker Gas Tanker
dollars) Segment Segment Total Segment Segment Total
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Net voyage
revenues(1)(2) 61,429 17,611 79,040 57,479 19,420 76,899

Vessel
operating
expenses 12,760 6,366 19,126 10,776 6,724 17,500
Depreciation
and
amortization 13,989 4,912 18,901 14,310 4,795 19,105

Cash flow from
vessel
operations(3) 44,735 9,193 53,928 44,342 10,890 55,232
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(1) Net voyage revenues represents voyage revenues less voyage expenses,
which comprise all expenses relating to certain voyages, including
bunker fuel expenses, port fees, canal tolls and brokerage commissions.
Net voyage revenues is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain
investors to measure the financial performance of shipping companies.
Please see the Partnership's web site at www.teekaylng.com for a
reconciliation of this non-GAAP measure as used in this release to the
most directly comparable GAAP financial measure.
(2) Commencing in 2009 and applied retroactively, the gains and losses
related to derivative instruments that are not designated as hedges for
accounting purposes have been reclassified to a separate line item in
the statements of income (loss) and are no longer included in the
amounts above.
(3) Cash flow from vessel operations represents income from vessel
operations before depreciation and amortization expense, excluding
the cash flow from vessel operations relating to the Partnership's
Variable Interest Entities and Dropdown Predecessors and adjusting
for direct financing leases on a cash flow basis. Cash flow from vessel
operations is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain investors
to measure the financial performance of shipping companies. Please see
the Partnership's web site at www.teekaylng.com for a reconciliation
of this non-GAAP measure as used in this release to the most directly
comparable GAAP financial measure.


Liquefied Gas Segment

Cash flow from vessel operations from the Partnership's liquefied gas segment increased to $44.7 million in the third quarter of 2009 from $44.3 million in the same quarter of the prior year. This increase is primarily due the delivery of the first of five Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers in April 2009 and the acquisition of the Tangguh LNG carriers in August 2009, partially offset by the scheduled drydockings of two LNG carriers during the third quarter of 2009.

Suezmax Tanker Segment

Cash flow from vessel operations from the Partnership's Suezmax tanker segment decreased to $9.2 million for the third quarter of 2009 from $10.9 million in the same quarter of the prior year. This decrease is due to a reduction in revenue as the decrease in LIBOR affected the daily charter rates that are adjusted for changes in LIBOR under the time-charter contracts for five Suezmax tankers. Under the terms of the capital leases relating to these vessels, there was a corresponding decrease in the Partnership's lease payments, which is reflected as a decrease to interest expense. Accordingly, these and future interest rate adjustments do not impact the Partnerships' current or future cash flows or net income. The decrease in revenue is partially offset by lower vessel operating expenses.

Liquidity

As of September 30, 2009, the Partnership had total liquidity of $441.2 million, comprised of $90.5 million in cash and cash equivalents and $350.7 million in undrawn medium-term revolving credit facilities. In addition, the Partnership entered into a new $122 million credit facility in late-October 2009 to finance the five newbuilding Skaugen LPG/Multigas carriers.

About Teekay LNG Partners L.P.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. is a publicly-traded master limited partnership formed by Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) as part of its strategy to expand its operations in the LNG and LPG shipping sectors. Teekay LNG Partners L.P. provides LNG, LPG and crude oil marine transportation services under long-term, fixed-rate time-charter contracts with major energy and utility companies through its fleet of fifteen LNG carriers, six LPG/Multigas carriers and eight Suezmax class crude oil tankers. Two of the fifteen LNG carriers were acquired by the Partnership during the third quarter of 2009. Three of the six LPG/Multigas carriers are newbuildings scheduled for delivery in 2010.

Teekay LNG Partners' common units trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TGP".



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TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (LOSS)
(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except unit data)
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Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
September June September September September
30, 2009 30, 2009 30, 2008 30, 2009 30, 2008
(unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited)

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VOYAGE REVENUES 79,783 80,124 77,514 235,580 225,411
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OPERATING
EXPENSES
Voyage expenses 743 222 615 1,483 1,672
Vessel
operating
expenses 19,126 18,178 17,500 56,045 56,699
Depreciation
and
amortization 18,901 20,160 19,105 58,387 56,767
General and
administrative 4,952 4,056 4,167 12,563 14,367
Restructuring
charge (1) 393 709 - 3,053 -
Goodwill
impairment (2) - - 3,648 - 3,648
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44,115 43,325 45,035 131,531 133,153
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Income from
vessel
operations 35,668 36,799 32,479 104,049 92,258
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OTHER ITEMS
Interest
expense (13,396) (16,115) (32,627) (46,630) (101,227)
Interest income 3,375 3,508 14,711 10,858 45,678
Realized and
unrealized
(loss) gain on
derivative
instruments (3) (33,882) 8,642 (23,297) (41,476) (26,008)
Income tax
recovery 144 49 336 443 248
Foreign
exchange (loss)
gain (4) (17,559) (22,379) 48,567 (19,510) 14,647
Equity (loss)
income (5) (2,499) 10,133 278 11,507 (1,413)
Other (expense)
income - net (83) (40) (129) (204) 963
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Net (loss)
income (28,232) 20,597 40,318 19,037 25,146
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Net income
(loss)
attributable
to:
Non-controlling
interest (6) 1,818 16,191 (5,571) 22,700 (10,235)
Dropdown
Predecessor - - - - 894
Partners (30,050) 4,406 45,889 (3,663) 34,487
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Limited
partners' units
outstanding:
Weighted-average
number of
common units
outstanding
- Basic and
diluted 41,021,963 39,078,943 33,338,320 37,855,872 28,475,744
Weighted-average
number of
subordinated
units
outstanding
- Basic and
diluted 7,367,286 9,310,306 11,050,929 9,229,347 12,933,082
Weighted-average
number of
total units
outstanding
- Basic and
diluted 48,389,249 48,389,249 44,389,249 47,085,219 41,408,826
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(1) The total estimated cost to be incurred in connection with the
Partnership's restructuring plan to move certain ship management
functions from the Partnership's office in Spain to a subsidiary of
Teekay is approximately $3 million, of which $0.4 million and $0.7
million was incurred for the three months ended September 30, and
June 30, 2009, respectively and $3.1 million for the nine months ended
September 30, 2009.
(2) Goodwill impairment incurred in 2008 has been reclassified from other
items to operating expenses.
(3) Commencing in 2009 and applied retroactively, the realized and
unrealized gains and losses related to derivative instruments that are
not designated as hedges for accounting purposes have been reclassified
to a separate line item in the statements of income (loss). The
realized gains (losses) relate to the amounts the Partnership actually
paid to settle such derivative instruments and the unrealized gains
(losses) relate to the change in fair value of such derivative
instruments as detailed in the table below.

Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
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September June September September September
30, 2009 30, 2009 30, 2008 30, 2009 30, 2008
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Realized losses
relating to:
Interest rate swaps (10,491) (8,736) (2,071) (25,128) (4,777)
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Unrealized (losses)
gains relating to:
Interest rate swaps (24,491) 16,801 (21,918) (23,103) (9,953)
Toledo Spirit
time-charter
derivative contract 1,100 577 692 6,755 (11,278)
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(23,391) 17,378 (21,226) (16,348) (21,231)
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Total realized and
unrealized (losses)
gains on derivative
instruments (33,882) 8,642 (23,297) (41,476) (26,008)
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(4) The Partnership's Euro-denominated revenues currently approximate its
Euro-denominated expenses and debt service costs. As a result, the
Partnership currently is not exposed materially to foreign currency
fluctuations. However, for accounting purposes, the Partnership is
required to revalue all foreign currency-denominated monetary assets
and liabilities based on the prevailing exchange rate at the end of
each reporting period. This revaluation does not affect the
Partnership's cash flows or the calculation of distributable cash flow,
but results in the recognition of unrealized foreign currency
translation gains or losses in the statements of income (loss).
(5) Equity income (loss) includes unrealized (losses) gains on derivative
instruments of ($4.0) million, $8.3 million and nil for the three
months ended September 30, 2009, June 30, 2009 and September 30, 2008,
respectively, and $7.1 million and nil for the nine months ended
September 30, 2009 and September 30, 2008, respectively.
(6) Commencing in 2009 and applied retroactively, net income (loss) is
shown before non-controlling interest.


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TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (1)
(in thousands of U.S. dollars)
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As at As at As at
September June December
30, 2009 30, 2009 31, 2008
(unaudited) (unaudited) (unaudited)
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ASSETS
Cash and cash equivalents 90,485 94,199 117,641
Restricted cash - current 35,574 32,221 28,384
Other current assets 17,234 14,928 18,388
Advances to affiliates 11,926 10,176 9,583
Restricted cash - long-term 614,943 610,373 614,565
Vessels and equipment 1,793,551 1,801,459 2,007,321
Advances on newbuilding contracts 56,421 55,661 200,557
Net investments in direct financing
leases 419,249 406,177 -
Derivative assets 71,976 51,239 167,326
Investment in and advances to joint
venture 77,024 79,611 64,382
Other assets 23,395 26,593 27,266
Intangible assets 134,958 137,240 141,805
Goodwill 35,631 35,631 35,631
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Total Assets 3,382,367 3,355,508 3,432,849
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LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Accounts payable, accrued
liabilities and unearned revenue 54,785 45,235 44,614
Current portion of long-term debt
and capital leases 218,111 186,720 184,971
Current portion of long-term debt
related to vessels to be
delivered to the Partnership (2) - 28,182 39,446
Advances from affiliates and joint
venture partners 100,623 100,959 74,300
Long-term debt and capital leases 2,013,274 1,613,253 1,699,231
Long-term debt related to vessels to
be delivered to the Partnership (2) - 320,594 276,304
Derivative liabilities 183,246 139,109 260,602
Other long-term liabilities 55,097 54,389 44,668
Equity
Non-controlling interest (3) 6,510 23,744 2,862
Partners' equity 750,721 843,323 805,851
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Total Liabilities and Total Equity 3,382,367 3,355,508 3,432,849
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(1) Although the acquisition of the Tangguh LNG carriers did not occur
until August 2009, due to the Partnership's agreement to acquire Teekay
Corporation's 70 percent interest in the Tangguh LNG Project, it was
required to consolidate the Tangguh vessels prior to the actual
acquisition date under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.
Due to the Partnership's acquisition of a 40 percent interest in the
four RasGas 3 LNG carriers on May 6, 2008, it is required to equity
account for its investment in the RasGas 3 joint venture under U.S.
generally accepted accounting principles.
(2) As at June 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, the current portion of
long-term debt related to vessels to be delivered to the Partnership
includes the debt associated with the Tangguh LNG Carriers, which the
Partnership had not yet acquired from Teekay Corporation as of these
dates.
(3) As at September 30, 2009, non-controlling interest includes the 30
percent portion of Teekay Nakilat (RasGasII Project) which the
Partnership does not own and 30 percent of the equity interest in the
Tangguh project. Prior to August 2009, the non-controlling interest
related to the Tangguh project was 100 percent as the Partnership had
not yet acquired the interest in the Tangguh project and was
consolidating the Tangguh project as described in Note (1) above.


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TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.
SUMMARY CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(in thousands of U.S. dollars)
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Nine Months Ended September 30,
2009 2008
(unaudited) (unaudited)
Cash and cash equivalents provided by (used for)
OPERATING ACTIVITIES
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Net operating cash flow 132,705 89,300
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FINANCING ACTIVITIES
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt 162,826 819,056
Debt issuance costs - (2,248)
Scheduled repayments of long-term debt (61,541) (32,184)
Prepayments of long-term debt (95,900) (321,000)
Scheduled repayments of capital lease obligations
and other long-term liabilities (7,092) (6,766)
Proceeds from follow-on offering net of offering
costs 68,532 202,519
Advances to and from affiliates 17,954 3,974
Advances from joint venture partners - 607
Decrease in restricted cash 1,390 2,032
Cash distributions paid (85,196) (70,631)
Excess of purchase price over the contributed
basis of Teekay Nakilat (III) Holdings Corporation - (25,120)
Excess of purchase price over the contributed
basis of Teekay Tangguh Borrower LLC (33,442) -
Distribution to Teekay Corporation for the
purchase of Kenai LNG Carriers - (230,000)
Equity distribution from Teekay Corporation - 3,281
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Net financing cash flow (32,469) 343,520
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INVESTING ACTIVITIES
Advances to joint venture (2,610) (262,721)
Expenditures for vessels and equipment (95,669) (115,020)
Purchase of Teekay Nakilat (III) Holdings
Corporation - (73,070)
Purchase of Teekay Tangguh Borrower LLC (35,646) -
Receipts from direct financing leases 6,533 -
Return on capital from Teekay BLT Corporation - (19,600)
Receipt of Spanish re-investment tax credit - 5,431
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Net investing cash flow (127,392) (464,980)
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Decrease in cash and cash equivalents (27,156) (32,160)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the
period 117,641 91,891
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Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period 90,485 59,731
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TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.

APPENDIX A - SPECIFIC ITEMS AFFECTING NET (LOSS) INCOME

(in thousands of U.S. dollars, except per share data)

Set forth below is a reconciliation of the Partnership's unaudited adjusted net (loss) income attributable to the partners, a non-GAAP financial measure, to net (loss) income as determined in accordance with GAAP, adjusted for some of the significant items of income and expense that affected the Partnership's net (loss) income for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, all of which items are typically excluded by securities analysts in their published estimates of the Partnership's financial results:



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Three Months Three Months
Ended Ended
September September
30, 2009 30, 2008
(unaudited) (unaudited)
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Net (loss) income -- GAAP basis (28,232) 40,318
Less:
Net loss (income) attributable to non-controlling
interest (1,818) 5,571
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Net (loss) income attributable to the partners (30,050) 45,889
Add (subtract) specific items affecting net
(loss) income:
Foreign currency exchange loss (gain) (1) 17,559 (48,567)
Unrealized losses from derivative instruments (2) 23,391 21,226
Unrealized losses from derivative instruments
from equity accounted investees (2) 3,988 -
Restructuring charge (3) 393 -
Goodwill impairment - 3,648
Non-controlling interests' share of items above (311) (5,858)
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Total adjustments 45,020 (29,551)
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Adjusted net income attributable to the partners 14,970 16,338
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(1) Foreign currency exchange gains and losses primarily relate to the
revaluation of the Partnership's debt denominated in Euros.
(2) Reflects the unrealized gain or loss due to changes in the
mark-to-market value of derivative instruments that are not designated
as hedges for accounting purposes.
(3) Restructuring charges were incurred in connection with the
Partnership's restructuring plan to move certain ship management
functions from the Partnership's office in Spain to a subsidiary of
Teekay Corporation.


TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.

APPENDIX B - RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE

(in thousands of U.S. dollars)

Description of Non-GAAP Financial Measure - Distributable Cash Flow (DCF)

Distributable cash flow represents net loss adjusted for depreciation and amortization expense, non-cash items, estimated maintenance capital expenditures, gains and losses on vessel sales, unrealized gains and losses from derivatives, income from variable interest entity, income taxes and foreign exchange related items. Maintenance capital expenditures represent those capital expenditures required to maintain over the long-term the operating capacity of, or the revenue generated by the Partnership's capital assets. Distributable cash flow is a quantitative standard used in the publicly-traded partnership investment community to assist in evaluating a partnership's ability to make quarterly cash distributions. Distributable cash flow is not required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States and should not be considered as an alternative to net loss or any other indicator of the Partnership's performance required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. The table below reconciles distributable cash flow to net loss.




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Three Months
Ended
September
30, 2009
(unaudited)
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Net loss (28,232)
Add:
Depreciation and amortization 18,901
Equity loss of RasGas 3 joint venture 2,499
Partnership's share of RasGas 3 DCF before estimated
maintenance capital expenditures 4,724
Unrealized foreign exchange loss 17,559
Unrealized loss from derivatives and other non-cash items 25,930

Less:
Income tax recovery (144)
Estimated maintenance capital expenditures (9,236)

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Distributable Cash Flow before Non-controlling interest 32,001
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Non-controlling interests' share of DCF before estimated
maintenance capital expenditures (2,831)
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Distributable Cash Flow 29,170
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TEEKAY LNG PARTNERS L.P.
APPENDIX C - SUPPLEMENTAL SEGMENT INFORMATION
(in thousands of U.S. dollars)
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Three Months Ended September 30, 2009
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(unaudited)

Suezmax
Liquefied Tanker
Gas Segment Segment Total
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Net voyage revenues (1)(2) 61,429 17,611 79,040
Vessel operating expenses 12,760 6,366 19,126
Depreciation and amortization 13,989 4,912 18,901
General and administrative 3,118 1,834 4,952
Restructuring charge 175 218 393
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Income from vessel operations 31,387 4,281 35,668
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Three Months Ended September 30, 2008
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(unaudited)

Suezmax
Liquefied Tanker
Gas Segment Segment Total
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Net voyage revenues (1)(2) 57,479 19,420 76,899
Vessel operating expenses 10,776 6,724 17,500
Depreciation and amortization 14,310 4,795 19,105
General and administrative 2,361 1,806 4,167
Goodwill impairment (3) - 3,648 3,648
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Income from vessel operations 30,032 2,447 32,479
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(1) Net voyage revenues represents voyage revenues less voyage expenses,
which comprise all expenses relating to certain voyages, including
bunker fuel expenses, port fees, canal tolls and brokerage commissions.
Net voyage revenues is a non-GAAP financial measure used by certain
investors to measure the financial performance of shipping companies.
Please see the Partnership's web site at www.teekaylng.com for a
reconciliation of this non- GAAP measure as used in this release to
the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure.
(2) Commencing in 2009 and applied retroactively, the gains and losses
related to derivative instruments that are not designated as hedges
for accounting purposes have been reclassified to a separate line
item in the statements of income (loss) and are no longer included in
the amounts above.
(3) Goodwill impairment incurred in 2008 has been reclassified from other
items to operating expenses thereby reducing the Suezmax tanker
segment's income from vessel operations in the three months ended
September 30, 2008.


FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) which reflect management's current views with respect to certain future events and performance, including statements regarding: the Partnership's future growth prospects; Teekay Corporation offering its interest in the Angola LNG Project vessels to the Partnership; the timing of LNG and LPG/Multigas newbuilding deliveries and incremental cash flows relating to such newbuildings; the stability of the Partnership's distributable cash flows; the Partnership's financial position; and the expected increase in the Partnership's distributable cash flow in the fourth quarter of 2009. The following factors are among those that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and that should be considered in evaluating any such statement: the unit price of equity offerings to finance acquisitions; changes in production of LNG or LPG, either generally or in particular regions; required approvals by the conflicts committee of the board of directors of the Partnership's general partner to acquire any LNG projects offered to the Partnership by Teekay Corporation; less than anticipated revenues or higher than anticipated costs or capital requirements; changes in trading patterns significantly affecting overall vessel tonnage requirements; changes in applicable industry laws and regulations and the timing of implementation of new laws and regulations; the potential for early termination of long-term contracts and inability of the Partnership to renew or replace long-term contracts; LNG and LPG/Multigas project delays, shipyard production delays; the Partnership's ability to raise financing to purchase additional vessels or to pursue LNG or LPG/Multigas projects; changes to the amount or proportion of revenues, expenses, or debt service costs denominated in foreign currencies; and other factors discussed in Teekay LNG Partners' filings from time to time with the SEC, including its Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008. The Partnership expressly disclaims any obligation to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Partnership's expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Contact Information

  • Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
    Kent Alekson
    Investor Relations Enquiries
    +1 (604) 609-6442
    or
    Teekay LNG Partners L.P.
    Alana Duffy
    Media Enquiries
    +1 (604) 844-6631
    www.teekaylng.com