TULSA, Okla., Aug. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. (NYSE:RRMS) today announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Barcas Field Services LLC, which owns and operates a crude oil trucking fleet, for $47 million. Approximately 140 employees of Barcas Field Services will join Rose Rock at the close of the transaction. Closing is expected during the third quarter of 2013 and is subject to customary closing conditions.
114 trucks, 120 trailers and miscellaneous equipment, operating in Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Wyoming, North Dakota, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas; and
Long-term take-or-pay customer transportation agreement.
"Trucking is a key component of crude oil transportation, serving as a mobile extension of fixed pipeline gathering systems," said Norm Szydlowski, chief executive officer of Rose Rock Midstream's general partner. "This purchase expands our scale in highly attractive areas with strong producer activity and we are excited about the synergy it creates for Rose Rock."
The company will be hosting its second quarter earnings call August 9, 2013. Interested parties are invited to listen to the call with management regarding this acquisition and second quarter 2013 results at 11:00 AM Eastern by dialing 877.359.3652 (International 720.545.0014), passcode 10053658 or by logging on to the webcast at ir.semgroupcorp.com.
About Rose Rock Midstream
Rose Rock Midstream, L.P. (NYSE:RRMS) is a growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership formed by SemGroup® Corporation (NYSE:SEMG) to own, operate, develop and acquire a diversified portfolio of midstream energy assets. Rose Rock Midstream provides crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and marketing services. Headquartered in Tulsa, OK, Rose Rock Midstream has operations in six states with the majority of its assets strategically located in or connected to the Cushing, Oklahoma crude oil marketing hub.
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