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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): July 26, 2022


Plains GP Holdings, L.P.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification No.)


333 Clay Street, Suite 1600, Houston, Texas 77002

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 713-646-4100


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


o       Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


o       Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


o       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


o       Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Shares   PAGP   Nasdaq


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o







Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On July 26, 2022, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Plains GP Holdings, L.P.’s (“PAGP” or the “Registrant”) general partner, PAA GP Holdings LLC (the “Company”), appointed, effective August 15, 2022, Ellen R. DeSanctis as an independent member of the Board serving in Class I. She will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee and Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Committee. The Board has responsibility for managing the business and affairs of the Registrant and of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (“PAA”).


Ms. DeSanctis has over 40 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations for ConocoPhillips, where she worked from 2012 until her retirement in 2022. She previously held various positions relating to corporate communications and strategic development and planning for a number of upstream energy companies, including Petrohawk Energy Corporation, Rosetta Resources, Burlington Resources and ARCO. She also serves as a member of the board of directors of St. Agnes Academy in Houston and served as past chair of the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council. Ms. DeSanctis has a BA in Geology from Princeton University and an MBA from UCLA.


Consistent with our compensation program for non-employee directors, Ms. DeSanctis will receive an annual cash retainer of $115,000 for service as a Board member and an additional retainer of $15,000 for service on the Audit Committee. She will also receive an annual grant of phantom Class A Shares of PAGP having a market value on the date of grant equal to approximately $125,000 (based on a volume weighted average price for the 10-trading day period beginning five days before and ending five days after the ex-dividend date immediately preceding the date of grant). These annual grants will vest (become payable in Class A Shares of PAGP) one year from the date of grant and include associated distribution equivalent rights.


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.


In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information presented under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each as amended.


On July 27, 2022, the Registrant issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. DeSanctis to the Board of the Company. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


  Exhibit 99.1 –  Press Release dated July 27, 2022.


  Exhibit 104 - Cover Page Interactive Data File (Formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)







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 hereunto duly authorized.


Date:  July 28, 2022    
  By: PAA GP Holdings LLC, its general partner
  By:  /s/ Richard McGee
    Name: Richard McGee
    Title:   Executive Vice President




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