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Phillips 66 Partners Reports Third-Quarter Earnings of $17.3 Million

<p class='bwalignc'> <span class='bwuline'><b>Highlights</b></span> </p> <ul> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> Successful initial public offering (IPO) </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> EBITDA of $13.2 million for the post-IPO period </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> $12.6 million of distributable cash flow for post-IPO period </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> Prorated quarterly cash distribution of $0.1548 per unit announced </li> </ul>

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Phillips 66 Partners Reports Third-Quarter Earnings of $17.3 Million

08:45 EDT Wednesday, October 30, 2013

HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP), a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Phillips 66, announces third-quarter earnings of $17.3 million. From the IPO closing on July 26, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2013, earnings were $11.9 million, or $0.17 per common limited partner unit. During the post-IPO period, the partnership generated earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $13.2 million and distributable cash flow of $12.6 million.

“We are pleased with the successful launch of Phillips 66 Partners,” said Chairman and CEO Greg Garland. “We are actively evaluating opportunities to grow the partnership through strategic acquisitions from Phillips 66 and third parties, as well as through organic development. With considerable financial flexibility and strong sponsorship from Phillips 66, the partnership is well positioned for significant growth.”

Financial Results

On July 23, 2013, Phillips 66 Partners' common units began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "PSXP." The partnership completed its IPO of 18,888,750 common units on July 26, 2013, at a price of $23.00 per unit. The public owns a 26.3 percent limited partner interest in Phillips 66 Partners, with Phillips 66 owning the remaining limited partner interest and the 2 percent general partner interest.

For the post-IPO period, transportation and terminaling services revenues were $21.1 million, consistent with the forecast provided in Phillips 66 Partners' final prospectus, dated July 22, 2013, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Total costs of $9.2 million and maintenance capital expenditures of $0.9 million for the post-IPO period were also in line with the forecast.

At the end of the quarter, Phillips 66 Partners had $421.6 million in cash and cash equivalents, including net IPO proceeds of $404.4 million, which the partnership retained primarily to fund future expansion capital expenditures and acquisitions. In addition, the partnership has a $250 million unused revolving credit facility, with the flexibility to expand it by up to an additional $250 million.

On Oct. 23, 2013, the board of directors declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.1548 per unit, or $11.1 million. This distribution corresponds to the minimum quarterly distribution of $0.2125 per unit, or $0.85 per unit on an annualized basis, and is prorated for the partial quarter following the closing of the IPO.

Basis of Third-Quarter Results

Results of operations for the third quarter of 2013 include the results of Phillips 66 Partners' predecessor through July 25, 2013. Because results presented for periods prior to the IPO do not factor into distributable cash flow, this earnings release focuses on results of operations for the post-IPO period. A reconciliation of the post-IPO period to the full third-quarter 2013 results is provided in the tables attached to this release.

Investor Webcast

Later today, Phillips 66 Partners Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Garland, President Tim Taylor, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greg Maxwell will host a webcast at 3 p.m. EDT to discuss the partnership's third-quarter performance. To listen to the conference call and view related presentation materials, go to www.phillips66partners.com/events. For detailed supplemental information, go to www.phillips66partners.com/reports.

About Phillips 66 Partners

Phillips 66 Partners is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Phillips 66 to own, operate, develop and acquire primarily fee-based crude oil, refined petroleum product and natural gas liquids pipelines and terminals and other transportation and midstream assets. Headquartered in Houston, the partnership's assets include the Clifton Ridge crude oil pipeline, terminal and storage system in Louisiana; the Sweeny to Pasadena refined petroleum product pipeline, terminal and storage system in Texas; and the Hartford Connector refined petroleum product pipeline, terminal and storage system in Illinois. For more information, visit www.phillips66partners.com.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This news release includes forward-looking statements. Words and phrases such as “is anticipated,” “is estimated,” “is expected,” “is planned,” “is scheduled,” “is targeted,” “believes,” “intends,” “objectives,” “projects,” “strategies” and similar expressions are used to identify such forward-looking statements. However, the absence of these words does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements relating to Phillips 66 Partners' operations are based on management's expectations, estimates and projections about the partnership, its interests and the energy industry in general on the date this news release was prepared. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecast in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements include the continued ability of Phillips 66 to satisfy its obligations under our commercial and other agreements; the volume of crude oil and refined petroleum products we transport; the tariff rates with respect to volumes that we transport through our regulated assets, which rates are subject to review and possible adjustment by federal and state regulators; fluctuations in the prices for crude oil and refined petroleum products; liabilities associated with the risks and operational hazards inherent in transporting, terminaling and storing crude oil and refined petroleum products; potential liability from litigation or for remedial actions, including removal and reclamation obligations under environmental regulations; and other economic, business, competitive and/or regulatory factors affecting Phillips 66 Partners' businesses generally as set forth in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Phillips 66 Partners is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial InformationThis news release includes the terms EBITDA and distributable cash flow. These are non-GAAP financial measures. EBITDA and distributable cash flow are included to help facilitate comparisons of operating performance of the Partnership with other companies in our industry, as well as help facilitate an assessment of our assets' ability to generate sufficient cash flow to make distributions to our partners. We believe that the presentation of EBITDA and distributable cash flow provide useful information to investors in assessing our financial condition and results of operations. The GAAP measures most directly comparable to EBITDA and distributable cash flow are net income and net cash provided by operating activities. EBITDA and distributable cash flow should not be considered as alternatives to GAAP net income or net cash provided by operating activities. EBITDA and distributable cash flow have important limitations as analytical tools because they exclude some but not all items that affect net income and net cash provided by operating activities. EBITDA and distributable cash flow should not be considered in isolation or as substitutes for analysis of our results as reported under GAAP. Additionally, because EBITDA and distributable cash flow may be defined differently by other companies in our industry, our definition of EBITDA and distributable cash flow may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies, thereby diminishing their utility.

References in the release to earnings refer to net income.

Results of Operations

         
Summarized Income Statement Information*

 

Millions of Dollars
Except as Indicated

 

Three Months Ended

Nine Months Ended

 

September 30

September 30

 

 

2013

 

 

2012

 

 

2013

 

 

2012

 
Revenues $ 29.6 $ 21.3 $ 76.8 $ 58.0
Net income 17.3 11.9 43.7 29.5
EBITDA 19.2 13.8 48.9 34.8
EBITDA subsequent to IPO 13.2 ** 13.2 **
Distributable cash flow subsequent to IPO     12.6   **       12.6   **
 
Net Income Subsequent to Initial Public Offering
Per Limited Partner Unit—Basic and Diluted (dollars)
Common units $ 0.17 ** $ 0.17 **
Subordinated units—Phillips 66    

0.17

 

**

      0.17   **
 
*The above table presents revenues, net income, EBITDA and distributable cash flow for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2013, and September 30, 2012. The unaudited combined financial results of Phillips 66 Partners LP predecessor, the predecessor for accounting purposes, are presented for periods through July 25, 2013. Differences in revenues and expenses for periods prior to and after the IPO are detailed in the "Factors Affecting the Comparability of Our Financial Results" in the Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the final prospectus, dated July 22, 2013, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The above table does not include distributable cash flow for the periods prior to the IPO.
**Information is not applicable for the pre-IPO periods.
 
     
Statement of Income—Reconciliation of Predecessor and Partnership
 

Millions of Dollars

2013

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Predecessor
Jul 1 Through
Jul 25

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Jul 26 Through
Sep 30

 

Three Months
Ended Sep 30

Revenues
Transportation and terminaling services—related parties $ 8.4

$

21.1

$ 29.5
Transportation and terminaling services—third parties - - -
Other income     -     0.1     0.1
Total revenues   $ 8.4   $ 21.2   $ 29.6
 
Costs and Expenses
Operating and maintenance expenses $ 1.6 $ 5.9 $ 7.5
Depreciation 0.5 1.1 1.6
General and administrative expenses 0.7 1.8 2.5
Taxes other than income taxes 0.1 0.3 0.4
Interest and debt expense     -     0.1     0.1
Total costs and expenses   $ 2.9   $ 9.2   $ 12.1
Income before income taxes 5.5 12.0 17.5
Provision for income taxes     0.1     0.1     0.2
Net Income   $ 5.4   $ 11.9   $ 17.3
 
     
Selected Operating Data—Reconciliation of Predecessor and Partnership
 

 

Thousands of Barrels Daily

 

2013

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Predecessor
Jul 1 Through
Jul 25

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Jul 26 Through
Sep 30

 

Three Months
Ended Sep 30

Pipeline, Terminal and Storage Volumes
Pipelines*
Crude oil throughput 294 231 249
Refined product throughput   291   304   300
Total   585   535   549
 
Terminals
Crude Oil
Storage volumes 216 188 195
Terminaling throughput 150 182 173
Refined Products
Terminaling throughput   265   263   264
Total   631   633   632
 

* Represents the sum of volumes transported through each separately tariffed pipeline segment.

 
           
Reconciliation of EBITDA and Distributable Cash Flow to Net Income and Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities
 

 

Millions of Dollars

 

2013

 

2012

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Predecessor
Jul 1
Through
Jul 25

 

Phillips 66
Partners LP
Jul 26
Through
Sep 30

 

Three
Months
Ended
Sep 30

 

Nine
Months
Ended
Sep 30

 

Three
Months
Ended
Sep 30

 

Nine
Months
Ended
Sep 30

Reconciliation to Net Income
Net Income $ 5.4 $ 11.9 $ 17.3 $ 43.7 $ 11.9 $ 29.5
Plus:
Depreciation 0.5 1.1 1.6 4.7 1.8 5.0
Net interest expense - - - - - -
Amortization of deferred rentals - 0.1 0.1 0.1 - -
Provision for income taxes     0.1     0.1     0.2     0.4     0.1     0.3
EBITDA $ 6.0 $ 13.2 $ 19.2 $ 48.9 $ 13.8 $ 34.8
Less:
Predecessor EBITDA prior to IPO on July 26, 2013     6.0     -     6.0     35.7     13.8     34.8
EBITDA subsequent to IPO   $ -   $ 13.2   $ 13.2   $ 13.2   $ -   $ -
 
Plus:
Adjustments related to minimum volume commitments ** 0.1 0.1 0.1 ** **
Phillips 66 prefunded projects ** 0.3 0.3 0.3 ** **
Less:
Net interest paid ** 0.1 0.1 0.1 ** **
Income taxes paid ** - - - ** **
Maintenance capital expenditures   **     0.9     0.9     0.9   **   **
Distributable Cash Flow Subsequent to IPO   **   $ 12.6   $ 12.6   $ 12.6   **   **
 
** Information is not applicable for the pre-IPO periods.
 
       

 

Millions of Dollars

 

Three Months Ended
September 30

 

Nine Months Ended
September 30

 

 

2013

 

 

 

2012

 

 

2013

 

 

2012

Reconciliation to Net Cash from Operating Activities
Net cash from operating activities $ 13.6 $ 12.2 $ 43.5 $ 31.6
Plus:
Net interest expense - - - -
Provision for income taxes 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3
Changes in working capital 5.7 0.9 4.9 1.2
Deferred rentals and other     (0.3 )     0.6     0.1     1.7
EBITDA $ 19.2 $ 13.8 $ 48.9 $ 34.8
Less:
Predecessor EBITDA prior to IPO on July 26, 2013     6.0       13.8     35.7     34.8
EBITDA subsequent to IPO   $ 13.2     $ -   $ 13.2   $ -
 
Plus:
Adjustments related to minimum volume commitments 0.1 ** 0.1 **
Phillips 66 prefunded projects 0.3 ** 0.3 **
Less:
Net interest paid 0.1 ** 0.1 **
Income taxes paid - ** - **
Maintenance capital expenditures     0.9     **     0.9   **
Distributable Cash Flow Subsequent to IPO   $ 12.6     **   $ 12.6   **
 
** Information is not applicable for the pre-IPO periods.
 

Phillips 66
Alissa Hicks, 832-765-1014 (media)
alissa.k.hicks@p66.com
or
Andrea Baca, 832-765-3174 (investors)
andrea.m.baca@p66.com

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