About Energy Transfer Partners
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is one of the largest publicly traded master limited partnerships. The company has a portfolio of midstream energy assets, including interstate pipelines, intrastate pipelines, and energy retail businesses.
ETP operates a number of different businesses, including the following segments:
- Intrastate Transportation and Storage
- Interstate Transportation and Storage
- NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) Transportation and Services
- Sunoco Logistics
- Retail Marketing Operations
This article will discuss the first four segments listed above.
ETP owns natural gas transportation pipelines that receive natural gas from other mainline transportation pipelines and gathering systems. These mainline pipelines and gathering systems deliver the natural gas to industrial end users, utilities, and other pipelines.
Intrastate Transportation and Storage
Through its Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment, Energy Transfer Partners owns and operates approximately 7,800 miles of natural gas pipelines. These pipelines have a transportation capacity of approximately 14.0 billion cubic feet per day. ETP also owns three natural gas storage facilities in Texas.