Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP or 'the company') is an Enbridge company engaged in generation, transportation and distribution of energy. The company primarily owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets, and natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and marketing assets in the US and Canada. Enbridge Energy Management manages the business of EEP. Enbridge Inc., headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, manages and has 21.1% overall ownership in EEP.
EEP owns approximately 11,100 miles of natural gas gathering and transportation lines and approximately 233 miles of natural gas liquids (NGL), gathering and transportation lines. It has 18 active natural gas processing plants, including two hydrocarbon dewpoint control facilities (HCDP plants), with a combined capacity of approximately 1.6 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), including 350 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) provided by the HCDP plants. The company also operates eight active natural gas treating plants, including three that are leased from third parties, with a total combined capacity of approximately 0.9 Bcf/d. EEP owns 225 transport trucks, 370 trailers and 190 railcars for transporting NGLs.
EP operates through two business segments: natural gas and liquids.
The natural gas segment of EEP includes natural gas and NGL gathering and transportation pipeline systems, natural gas processing and treating facilities and NGL fractionation facilities, as well as trucking, rail and liquids marketing operations. The natural gas segment of EEP includes the Anadarko system, the East Texas system, the North Texas system, and the Texas Express NGL system.
Anadarko system includes production from the Granite Wash tight sand formation. Productive horizons in the Granite Wash play include the Hogshooter, Checkerboard, Cleveland, Skinner, Red Fork, Atoka and Morrow formations and has approximately 3,100 miles of natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines, approximately 60 miles of NGL pipelines, seven active natural gas processing plants, five standby natural gas processing plants and one standby treating plant located in the Anadarko basin. The NGLs produced at the Anadarko system processing plants are transported by pipeline to third-party fractionation facilities and NGL market hubs in Conway, Kansas and Mont Belvieu, Texas
The East Texas system gathers production from the: Cotton Valley Lime and lean Bossier Shale plays, the Haynesville/Bossier Shale plays, the Cotton Valley Sand formation and the Eaglebine play The East Texas basin also includes multiple other natural gas and oil formations that are frequently explored, including, among others the Woodbine, Travis Peak, James Lime, Rodessa, and Pettite. The East Texas system consist of approximately 4,100 miles of natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines, approximately 144 miles of NGL pipelines, four active natural gas processing plants, including two HCDP plants, seven active natural gas treating plants, two standby natural gas treating plants and one fractionation facility located in the East Texas basin.
North Texas system produce natural gas in the Barnett Shale play within the Fort Worth basin. North Texas system contains approximately 3,900 miles of natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines, approximately 29 miles of NGL pipelines, and seven active natural gas processing plants located in the Fort Worth basin. Texas Express NGL system possess a 35% interest in an approximately 593-mile NGL intrastate transportation mainline and a related NGL gathering system that consists of approximately 116 miles of gathering lines.
The liquids segment of EEP includes the Lakehead system, the mid-continent system, and the North Dakota system.
The Lakehead system, together with the Enbridge system in Canada, forms the Mainline system. The Mainline system operates in a segregation, or batch, mode allowing the transport of 28 crude oil commodities including light, medium, and heavy crude oil, condensate, and NGLs. The Mainline system serves all the major refining centers in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions of the US and the province of Ontario, Canada. Lakehead system spans a distance of approximately 2,211 miles and consists of approximately 5,300 miles of pipe with diameters ranging from 12 inches to 48 inches, and is the primary transporter of crude oil and liquid petroleum from Western Canada to the US. Additionally, the Lakehead system has 66 pump station locations with a total of approximately 1,027,000 installed horsepower and 75 crude oil storage tanks with an aggregate capacity of approximately 15.5 million barrels.
The mid-continent system is located within PADD II and is comprised of the Ozark pipeline and storage terminals at Cushing, Oklahoma and Flanagan, Illinois. The Mid-Continent system includes approximately 1,666 miles of crude oil pipelines and approximately 21.4 million barrels of crude oil storage capacity. Ozark pipeline transports crude oil from Cushing to Wood River, where it delivers to the Phillips 66 refinery located at Wood River, Illinois and interconnects with the Woodpat Pipeline and the Wood River Pipeline, each owned by unrelated parties.
The mid-continent storage terminals consist of 108 individual storage tanks ranging in size from 55,000 to 575,000 barrels. Of the approximately 21.4 million barrels of storage shell capacity on the mid-continent system, the Cushing, Oklahoma terminal accounts for approximately 20.1 million barrels.
North Dakota system is a crude oil gathering and interstate pipeline transportation system servicing the Williston Basin in North Dakota and Montana, which includes the highly publicized Bakken and Three Forks formations. The North Dakota system is approximately 847 miles long, has 23 pump stations, multiple delivery points and storage facilities with an aggregate working storage capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels. It also consists gathering pipelines that comprise the North Dakota system which collect crude oil from nearly 100 different receipt facilities located throughout western North Dakota and eastern Montana, including nearly 20 third party gathering pipeline connections. In addition, the company delivers a fungible common stream to a variety of interconnecting pipeline and rail export facilities.
Scope of the Report
-- About the Company - Historical Details, Current Ownership Structure and basic overview of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in terms of revenue, net income, and operating income.
-- Financials - Details about Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. listing status, annual financial reports (for the past 5 years), key financial highlights and region wise and category wise breakdown of their net revenue.
-- Products / Services - Listing of the company’s entire portfolio along with description of individual products / services providing a clear picture of their target audience.
-- Company SWOT Analysis - Outlines Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and threats facing the company.
-- Recent Developments - Showcases Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.’s recent developments including mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, collaborations, new product launches, investment and divestment plans.
-- Strategic Evaluation - Provides an overview of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.’s corporate goals and strategic initiatives and evaluates their outcomes along with outlining any persisting legal issues and outlook of our in-house analyst panel on the particular company.
-- Technology Landscape - Details how the company allocates its IT budget across the core areas of its business, CIO/CTO Profile, Key IT Initiatives and Deals undertaken buy the company at present along with outlook.
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1. About the Company
1.1 History and Basic Facts
1.2 Ownership Structure and Key Executives
1.3 Head Office
1.4 Other Locations & Subsidiaries
1.5 List of Competitors
1.6 Employee Count & Distribution
2.1 Company Type (Listed / Unlisted)
2.2 Annual Statements
2.3 Key Financial Highlights
2.4 Region-wise Breakdown
3. Product / Services
4. SWOT Analysis
4.1 SWOT Overview
5. Recent Developments
5.1 Mergers & Acquisitions
5.2 Partnerships, Collaborations & Joint Ventures
5.3 New Product Launches
5.4 Business Expansion / Divestment
6. Strategic Evaluation
6.1 Corporate Strategy
6.2 Legal Issues
6.3 Analyst Outlook
7. Technology Landscape
-- 7.1.1 Industry Snapshot
-- 7.1.2 IT Spend
-- 7.1.3 Key Information Technology Trends
-- 7.2.1 IT Overview
-- 7.2.2 Key IT Technologies
-- 7.2.3 Recent IT Initiatives
-- 7.2.4 IT Outsourcing Engagements
-- 7.2.5 Key IT Management
-- 7.2.6 CIO/CTO Profile
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