Lehigh Gas Partners LP: Announces the Acquisition of Wholesale Motor Fuel Supply Contracts in the Richmond, VA Market

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ALLENTOWN, PA (December 23, 2013) - Lehigh Gas Partners LP (LGP) announced today that it completed the acquisition of certain wholesale motor fuel supply contracts from Manchester Marketing, Inc. for a total consideration of $11.1 million.  The acquisition consisted of 45 independent dealer supply contracts, 5 subjobber supply contracts and certain other assets.  The acquired supply contracts are primarily for branded motor fuels and the weighted average remaining term on the supply contracts is approximately 9 years.  The sites supplied under the acquired contracts are located in the Richmond, VA area.

About Lehigh Gas Partners LP

Lehigh Gas Partners, headquartered in Allentown, Pa., is a leading wholesale distributor of motor fuels and owner and lessee of real estate used in the retail distribution of motor fuels.  Formed in 2012, Lehigh Gas Partners owns or leases more than 500 sites in eleven states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, New York, Massachusetts, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Maine, Tennessee, and Virginia.  The company is affiliated with several major oil brands, including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Chevron, Sunoco and Valero.  LGP ranks as one of ExxonMobil`s largest distributors by fuel volume in the United States and in the top 10 for many additional brands.  For additional information, please visit www.lehighgaspartners.com.

Investor Contact:

Karen Yeakel
Vice President, Investor Relations
Lehigh Gas Partners
610-625-8126
kyeakel@lehighgas.com

Forward Looking and Cautionary Statements

This press release and oral statements made regarding the subjects of this release may contain forward-looking statements, which may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Partnership`s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical facts, including statements identified by words such as "outlook," "intends," "plans," "estimates," "believes," "expects," "potential," "continues," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "approximately," "predicts," "anticipates," "foresees," or the negative version of these words or other comparable expressions. All statements addressing operating performance, events, or developments that the Partnership expects or anticipates will occur in the future, including statements relating to revenue growth and earnings or earnings per unit growth, as well as statements expressing optimism or pessimism about future operating results, are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are based upon the Partnership`s current views and assumptions regarding future events and operating performance and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond the Partnership`s control. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by the Partnership on its website or otherwise. The Partnership does not undertake any obligation to update or revise these statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.

Although the Partnership does not make forward-looking statements unless it believes it has a reasonable basis for doing so, the Partnership cannot guarantee their accuracy. Achieving the results described in these statements involves a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including the factors discussed in this report and those described in the "Risk Factors" section of the Partnership`s Form 10-K filed on March 28, 2013 with the SEC as well as in the Partnership`s other filings with the SEC. No undue reliance should be placed on any forward-looking statements.




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