XNYS:NTI Northern Tier Energy LP Class A Insider Activity 4 Filing - 8/28/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Kuchta Hank
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Northern Tier Energy LP [NTI]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President, COO & Director
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
38C GROVE STREET, SUITE 100
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/28/2012
(Street)

RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Units 08/28/2012   G V 1,100 D $ 0 4,300 D  
Common Units 08/28/2012   G(1) V 1,100 D $ 0 3,200 D  
Common Units 08/28/2012   G(2) V 1,100 D $ 0 2,100 D  
Common Units 08/28/2012   G(1) V 1,100 A $ 0 1,100 I By son
Common Units 08/28/2012   G(2) V 1,100 A $ 0 1,100 I By daughter

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Kuchta Hank
38C GROVE STREET, SUITE 100
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877
  X     President, COO & Director  

Signatures

 /s/ Hank Kuchta by Peter T. Gelfman, as Attorney-in-Fact   08/29/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) This transaction involved a gift of securities by the reporting person to his son, who shares the reporting person's household. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the units held by his son, and this report should not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of his son's units for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
(2) This transaction involved a gift of securities by the reporting person to his daughter, who does not share the reporting person's household. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the units held by his daughter, and this report should not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of his daughter's units for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
 
Remarks:
Northern Tier Holdings LLC ("NTH") owns all of the limited partner interests in Northern Tier Energy LP (the "Partnership") and a 100% ownership interest in Northern Tier Energy GP LLC, the general partner of the Partnership. All of the common interests in NTH are owned by Northern Tier Investors, LLC, the sole member of which is Northern Tier Investors LP ("NTI LP"). An entity in which Mr. Kuchta has an ownership interest owns 2.5% of the Class A Common Units in NTI LP.

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