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Global Partners Declares Increased Cash Distribution for the First Quarter of 2007

April 24, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) today announced that it has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.4650 per unit ($1.86 per unit on an annualized basis) on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units for the period from January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007. The distribution will be paid May 15, 2007 to unitholders of record as of the close of business May 4, 2007.

The distribution to be paid in May 2007 represents increases of approximately 9.4% over the quarterly distribution of $0.4250 paid in May 2006 and approximately 2.2% over the quarterly distribution of $0.4550 paid in February 2007.

About Global Partners LP

Global Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership based in Waltham, Massachusetts, owns, controls or has access to one of the largest terminal networks of refined petroleum products in the Northeast. The partnership is one of the largest wholesale distributors of gasoline, distillates (such as home heating oil, diesel and kerosene) and residual oil to wholesalers, retailers and commercial customers in the Northeast. Global Partners LP trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GLP." For additional information, please visit

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SOURCE Global Partners LP

Thomas J. Hollister
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Edward J. Faneuil
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
both of Global Partners LP
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