SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 18, 2020
MARINE PETROLEUM TRUST
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File No.)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
c/o The Corporate Trustee:
Simmons Bank, 2911 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 850
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (855) 588-7839
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Units of Beneficial Interest||MARPS||NASDAQ Capital Market|
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 18, 2020, Marine Petroleum Trust issued a press release announcing its quarterly cash distribution to unitholders. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the information contained herein shall not be incorporated by reference into any of our filings, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference to such filing. The information in this report shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press Release dated May 18, 2020, issued by Marine Petroleum Trust.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|MARINE PETROLEUM TRUST|
|Date: May 18, 2020|| |
By: Simmons Bank, in its capacity as trustee of Marine Petroleum Trust and not in its individual
capacity or otherwise
|By:||/s/ Ron Hooper|
|Senior Vice President|
Marine Petroleum Trust
MARINE PETROLEUM TRUST
ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER CASH DISTRIBUTION
DALLAS, Texas, May 18, 2020 Marine Petroleum Trust (NASDAQ: MARPS) (Marine) today declared a quarterly cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.103781 per unit, payable on June 29, 2020, to unitholders of record on May 29, 2020. Marines 2019 tax information, cash distribution history, current and prior year financial reports, a link to filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission and more can be found on its website at http://www.marps-marine.com/. Additionally, printed reports can be requested and are mailed free of charge.
This distribution of $0.103781 per unit is higher than the $0.065452 per unit distributed last quarter. As compared to the previous quarter, the volume of oil produced and included in this distribution has increased while the volume of natural gas produced has decreased. The price realized for oil increased while the price for natural gas produced and included in the current distribution decreased compared to the previous quarter. This distribution is higher than the $0.059910 per unit distributed in the comparable quarter in 2019. As compared to the comparable quarter in 2019, the price realized for oil increased while the price realized for natural gas has decreased. The volumes for both oil and natural gas produced and included in the current distribution have increased compared to this time last year.
Marines distributions to unitholders are determined by royalties received up to the date the distribution amount is declared. In general, Marine receives royalties two months after oil production and three months after natural gas production.
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|Contact:||Ron E. Hooper|
|SVP, Royalty Trust Services|
|Simmons Bank, Trustee|
|Toll Free 1.855.588-7839|