Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.
NYSE : TOO

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.

July 29, 2009 16:25 ET

Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Public Offering of 6,500,000 Common Units

HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - July 29, 2009) - Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE:TOO) announced today that it plans to offer 6,500,000 common units, representing limited partner interests, in a public offering. Teekay Offshore expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 975,000 common units to cover over-allotments, if any. The Partnership expects to use the net proceeds from the public offering to repay amounts outstanding on one of its revolving credit facilities.

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. is a publicly-traded master limited partnership formed by Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK), and is an international provider of marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. Teekay Offshore currently owns a 51% interest in and controls Teekay Offshore Operating L.P. which has a fleet of 33 shuttle tankers (eight of which are chartered-in), four floating storage and offtake (FSO) units and eleven conventional crude oil Aframax tankers. The Partnership also has direct ownership interests in two shuttle tankers and one FSO.

Teekay Offshore's common units trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TOO".

The joint book running managers for this offering are Citi, BofA Merrill Lynch, UBS Investment Bank and Wells Fargo Securities. The co-managers are Raymond James and Deutsche Bank Securities.

When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus related to this offering may be obtained from Citi, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11220, Attention: Prospectus Department; phone: (800) 831-9146; BofA Merrill Lynch, 4 World Financial Center, New York, NY 10080, Attention: Prospectus Department; UBS Investment Bank, Attn: Prospectus Dept, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, Tel: (888) 827-7275; or Wells Fargo Securities, Attn: Equity Syndicate Dept., 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, Email: equity.syndicate@wachovia.com, Phone: (800) 326-5897.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The common units will be offered and sold pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form F-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC). This offering may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, which will be filed with the SEC.

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in Teekay Offshore's public filings with the SEC. Teekay Offshore undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward looking statements, unless required to do so under the securities laws.

Contact Information

  • Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.
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    Investor Relations Enquiries
    +1 (604) 609-6442
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