Enterprise Announces Results of Successful Open Commitment Period
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYS: EPD) today announced it will proceed with development of a project to transport diluent-quality natural gasoline from the partnership's Mont Belvieu, Texas liquids storage complex to several potential delivery points in and around the Chicago area. The positive response from shippers during the recent open commitment period soliciting long-term transportation agreements supported Enterprise's proposed plans to provide access to both the Southern Lights and Cochin pipelines. The new connections are expected to begin service during the fourth quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2014, respectively.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage, and import and export terminals; crude oil and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; offshore production platforms; petrochemical transportation and services; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems and in the Gulf of Mexico. The partnership's assets include approximately 50,000 miles of onshore and offshore pipelines; 200 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity. Additional information regarding Enterprise can be found on its website, www.enterpriseproducts.com.
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein that address activities, events, developments or transactions that Enterprise expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including anticipated benefits and other aspects of such activities, events, developments or transactions, are forward-looking statements.These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including required approvals by regulatory agencies, the possibility that the anticipated benefits from such activities, events, developments or transactions cannot be fully realized, the possibility that costs or difficulties related thereto will be greater than expected, the impact of competition and other risk factors included in the reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Enterprise.Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates.Except as required by law, Enterprise does not intend to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Randy Burkhalter, 713-381-6812 or 866-230-0745
Rick Rainey, 713-381-3635
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