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Global Partners Expands Presence in Providence with Addition of 474,000 Barrels of Terminal Storage Capacity

November 12, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2007--Global Partners LP (NYSE: GLP) today announced that it plans to increase its refined products and biofuels storage capacity in Providence, Rhode Island by 474,000 barrels. The partnership has entered into agreements with New England Petroleum Terminal, LLC at a deepwater marine terminal located at the Port of Providence.

Global's Providence terminal is slated to open for business in December 2007 and will provide the partnership with approximately 244,000 barrels of dedicated storage for distillates and biofuels. In addition, Global is building approximately 230,000 barrels of dedicated storage for residual fuels, which are scheduled to be available in the first half of 2008.

"This strategically located terminal enables us to attract new business and more effectively serve existing customers in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts," said Eric Slifka, president and chief executive officer of Global Partners. "The assets complement our existing terminal portfolio, open new organic growth opportunities and extend our leadership position in the Northeast."

About Global Partners LP

Global Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership based in Waltham, Massachusetts, owns, controls and 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 region. Global Partners LP, a FORTUNE 500(R) company, trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GLP." For additional information, please visit

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CONTACT: Global Partners LP Thomas J. Hollister, 781-894-8800 Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer or Edward J. Faneuil, 781-894-8800 Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

SOURCE: Global Partners LP

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