Access Midstream Partners (ACMP)
Owns natural gas gathering systems and other midstream energy assets on
the Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale and in Mid-Continent regions.
Changed name from Chesapeake to Access in July 2012 when Global
Infrastructure Partners became the general partner.
Pipeline Partners (APL)
Owns natural gas gathering, processing plants, and interstate pipelines
and in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas. Also owns pipelines in
western New York and eastern Ohio.
Pipeline Partners (BWP)
Owns natural gas pipelines serving customers in 11 states, plus
underground storage fields in four states.
Copano Energy (CPNO)
Copano is a
limited liability company (LLC), which is similar to an MLP, except it
has no general partner. With operations in
Oklahoma, Wyoming and
Copano owns over 6,000 miles of natural gas gathering and
transmission pipelines, 260 miles of NGL pipelines and 10 natural gas
Owns natural gas gathering and processing facilities serving the Fort
Worth Basin in north Texas. Formerly QuickSilver Gas Service
Energy LP (XTEX)
natural gas gathering pipelines and processing plants in the
north Texas Barnett shale area and in Louisiana.
DCP Midstream (DPM)
processes, and transports natural gas and natural gas liquids (propane) in the
Gulf Coast area. Also operates a wholesale propane distribution
A spin-off of Enterprise Product Partners slower growing assets,
Duncan agreed to be re-acquired by Enterprise in a deal expected to close
in the September 2011 quarter.
El Paso Pipeline Partners (EPB)
Owns an interstate pipeline system serving the Rocky Mountain region,
and an interest in the Colorado Interstate Gas Company and the Southern
Natural Gas Company, which operate interstate pipelines in the Rocky
Mountain and southeastern regions of the U.S.
Inergy Midstream (NRGM)
A December 2011 IPO, Inergy
owns natural gas pipeline and NGL storage assets in the New York
and Pennsylvania. Inergy LP (NRGY)
is the master partner.
MarkWest Energy Partners
Owns and operates natural gas pipelines, processing plants, and
associated facilities in the Northeast, Texas and Oklahoma.
Oneok Partners (OKS)
(formerly Northern Border
Partners) owns natural gas
pipelines, processing plants and associated facilities, mostly in the Mid-Continent region.
Regency Energy Partners (RGNC)
Owns natural gas gathering pipeline and processing facilities in
Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Has partnered with
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) in a number of expansion projects.
Spectra Energy Partners
Formed by Spectra energy, SEP owns more than 3,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and
Targa Resources Partners
Owns natural gas pipelines and processing plants in Louisiana and Texas.
Master partner Targa Resources is controlled by investment firm Warburg
Has interests in more than
5,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines including Great Lakes
Gas Transmission Limited Partnership, Northern Border Pipeline Company
Gas Transmission LLC, Bison Pipeline LLC,. TC Pipelines LP and North
Baja Pipeline LLC.
Western Gas Partners (WES)
by Anadarko Petroleum, Western is in the business of gathering,
compressing, processing, treating and transporting natural gas for
Anadarko and other producers.
Williams Partners LP (WPZ)
Owns natural gas gathering and processing assets in in the U.S.
Rocky Mountains and both onshore and offshore along the Gulf of Mexico.
Williams Corporation owns 75% of Williams Partners, including the