SOURCE: Buckeye Partners, L.P.

Buckeye Partners, L.P.

February 26, 2010 18:25 ET

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Announces Filing of 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K and Availability of 2009 K-1 Tax Packages Online

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - February 26, 2010) -  Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye") (NYSE: BPL) today filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Buckeye's Annual Report on Form 10-K is available through Buckeye's website at
http://www.buckeye.com/InvestorCenter/AnnualReports/tabid/92/Default.aspx as well as on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?company=&CIK=0000805022&State=&SIC=&action=getcompany. Buckeye's security holders are entitled to receive, free of charge, copies of Buckeye's complete audited financial statements by writing to Investor Relations, Buckeye Partners, L.P., One Greenway Plaza, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77046, by calling Investor Relations at 800-422-2825, or by sending an email request to Irelations@buckeye.com.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. also announced that its 2009 unitholder tax information is available online. Investors can obtain their Buckeye Partners, L.P. Schedule K-1 information package on the Internet at https://www.taxpackagesupport.com/buckeye. The link is also posted on Buckeye's Tax and K-1 Information page in the Investor Center section of Buckeye's website at www.buckeye.com. Mailing of Buckeye Partners, L.P tax packages will commence Monday March 1, 2010. All tax package changes can be made through the Tax Package Support website, or directed to Buckeye's K-1 call center at (800) 230-7224.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (www.buckeye.com) is a publicly traded partnership that owns and operates one of the largest independent refined petroleum products pipeline systems in the United States in terms of volumes delivered, with approximately 5,400 miles of pipeline. Buckeye Partners, L.P. also owns 67 refined petroleum products terminals, operates and maintains approximately 2,400 miles of pipeline under agreements with major oil and chemical companies, owns a major natural gas storage facility in northern California, and markets refined petroleum products in certain of the geographic areas served by its pipeline and terminal operations. The general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. is owned by Buckeye GP Holdings L.P. (NYSE: BGH).