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Enterprise Products Partners

Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Traded as EPD
Industry Oil and gas
Headquarters Enterprise Plaza
Houston, Texas
, United States
Products Crude oil, refined products and certain petrochemicals.
Services Oil and gas transportation

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is a natural gas and crude oil pipeline company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. It acquired GulfTerra in September 2004, and is a member of the Fortune 500. Dan Duncan (1933–2010) was the majority owner.


According to the company website, it has the following assets:[1]


  • 52,000 miles (84,000 km) of natural gas, NGL crude oil, refined products and petrochemical pipelines
  • 19,800 miles (31,900 km) of natural gas pipelines
  • 16,900 miles (27,200 km) of NGL and petrochemical pipelines
  • 4,700 miles (7,600 km) of Refined Products pipelines
  • 1,400 miles (2,300 km) of Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas pipelines
  • 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of Gulf of Mexico crude oil pipelines

Storage (salt dome)

  • 192 MMBbls of NGL storage capacity
  • 27×10^9 cu ft (760,000,000 m3) of natural gas storage capacity

Drilling platforms

  • Seven offshore Gulf of Mexico hub platforms
  • NGL Import/Export Terminals on the Houston Ship Channel
  • Import: unload up to 10,000 Bbls/hr
  • Export: load up to 5,000 Bbls/hr


  • 19 NGL and propylene fractionators
  • NGL: nine plants, with a net capacity of approximately 439 Mbpd
  • Propylene: four plants, with a net capacity of approximately 65 Mbpd
  • Isomerization: three plants, with a net capacity of approximately 116 Mbpd

Natural gas processing

  • 26 plants, with a net processing capacity of 6.3 Bcf/day


In 2005, Ralph S. Cunningham became CEO of Enterprise Products Partners.[2]

On July 23, 2007, Cunningham replaced Michael A. Creel as president and CEO of the affiliated Enterprise GP Holdings LP (Template:Nyse2). Cunningham had earlier been named interim president and CEO, and resigned from the Enterprise Products CEO position effective July 31, 2007. Creel then became president and CEO of the company's general partner Enterprise Products Partners L.P.[2]

Cunningham also became a director of both Enterprise GP Holdings and affiliated Duncan Energy Partners LP (Template:Nyse2).[2]

Enterprise Products acquired Enterprise GP Holdings in 2010.

Plant explosion

On February 8, 2011, a series of explosions destroyed much of a Mont Belvieu facility owned and operated by Enterprise Products. The ensuing fire was controlled after two hours. One contractor at the plant was not accounted for, however no other injuries were reported.


External links

Houston portal
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