Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 25, 2018 (October 19, 2018)
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8111 Westchester Drive, Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75225
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(214) 981-0700
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On October 19, 2018, the compensation committee of the Board of Directors of Energy Transfer LP (the “Partnership” or “ET”) approved a special one-time bonus award (the “Special Award”) to Thomas E. Long, the Partnership’s Chief Financial Officer, in recognition of Mr. Long’s contributions to several key strategic initiatives, including the successful merger of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Partnership. The Special Award is composed of $1,000,000 cash and 115,200 restricted common units representing limited partner interests in ET (“ET Restricted Units”) pursuant to the Partnership’s Second Amended and Restated 2008 Long-Term Incentive Plan. The ET Restricted Units carry tandem distribution equivalent rights and are subject to vesting as follows: 60% of the aggregate number of ET Restricted Units on December 5, 2021; and the remaining 40% on December 5, 2023, based on continued employment with the Partnership on each such date.




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.

Energy Transfer LP
   its general partner
Date: October 25, 2018
/s/ Thomas P. Mason       
Thomas P. Mason
      Executive Vice President & General Counsel