Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE: RNF) announced today the declaration of a cash distribution of $0.75 per common unit for the fourth quarter of 2012. The distribution is payable on February 14, 2013 to holders of record as of February 7, 2013.
The cumulative cash distribution paid for the twelve months ending December 31, 2012 will be $3.30 per unit, which exceeds the Partnership’s previous guidance of $3.27 per common unit (as described in its press release dated December 17, 2012).
As previously announced, the Partnership will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012 on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. PST. Callers may listen to the live presentation, which will be followed by a question and answer segment, by dialing 800-697-5978 or 630-691-2750 and the audience passcode 6179090#. An audio webcast of the call will be available at www.rentechnitrogen.com within the Investor Relations portion of the site under the Presentations section. A replay will be available by audio webcast and teleconference from 11:00 a.m. PST on March 19 through 11:00 a.m. PST on March 26. The replay teleconference will be available by dialing 888-843-7419 or 630-652-3042 and the audience passcode 6179090#.
This release is intended to serve as a qualified notice to nominees and brokers as provided for under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b). Please note that 100 percent of Rentech Nitrogen’s distributions to foreign investors is attributable to income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, Rentech Nitrogen’s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest effective tax rate.Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on management’s current expectations and actual results may differ materially as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements are set forth in the Partnership’s prior press releases and periodic public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available via Rentech Nitrogen’s website at www.rentechnitrogen.com. The forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and Rentech Nitrogen does not undertake to revise or update these forward-looking statements, except to the extent that it is required to do so under applicable law. About Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. Rentech Nitrogen ( www.rentechnitrogen.com) was formed by Rentech, Inc. to own, operate and expand its nitrogen fertilizer business. Rentech Nitrogen’s assets consist of two fertilizer production facilities owned by its operating subsidiaries. Rentech Nitrogen’s East Dubuque facility is located in the northwestern corner of Illinois, and uses natural gas as a feedstock to produce primarily anhydrous ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate solution for sale to customers in the Mid Corn Belt. Rentech Nitrogen’s Pasadena facility is located in Pasadena, Texas along the Houston Ship Channel. Rentech Nitrogen’s Pasadena facility is the largest producer of synthetic granulated ammonium sulfate fertilizer in North America, with sales in the United States and South America. The Pasadena facility’s other products, which are sold domestically, include ammonium thiosulfate fertilizer and sulfuric acid. The facility uses ammonia and sulfur as its primary feedstocks.