El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. owns and operates natural gas transportation pipelines and storage assets. The Company conducts its business activities through various natural gas pipeline systems and storage facilities, including the Wyoming Interstate Company, Ltd., (WIC) system, a 58% general partner interest in Colorado Interstate Gas Company (CIG) and a 25% general partner interest in Southern Natural Gas Company (SNG). WIC is an interstate pipeline transportation business primarily located in Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. CIG is an interstate pipeline transportation and storage business that extends from production areas in the United States Rocky Mountain region to interconnection points on pipelines transporting gas to the midwest, southwest and northwest United States and to market areas in the Front Range of Colorado and Wyoming. SNG is an interstate pipeline transportation and storage business that extends from production fields in the southern United States and the Gulf of Mexico to market areas across the Southeast. In July 2009, the Company completed the acquisition of an additional 18% interest in Colorado Interstate Gas Company (CIG) from El Paso Corporation. The acquisition increases the Company’s interest in CIG to 58%.
WIC consists of a mainline system that extends from western Wyoming to northeast Colorado (the Cheyenne Hub) and several lateral pipeline systems that extend from various interconnections along the WIC mainline into western Colorado and northeast Wyoming and into eastern Utah. WIC is one of the primary interstate natural gas transportation systems providing takeaway capacity from the mature Overthrust, Piceance, Uinta, Powder River and Green River Basins. CIG is the operator of the WIC system pursuant to a service agreement with WIC.
CIG comprises of several pipelines that deliver natural gas from production areas in the United States Rocky Mountains and the Anadarko Basin directly to customers in Colorado, Wyoming and indirectly to the midwest, southwest, California and Pacific northwest. CIG also owns five storage facilities located in Colorado and Kansas with approximately 35 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of underground working natural gas storage capacity and one natural gas processing plants located in Wyoming. CIG owns a 50% ownership interest in WYCO Development LLC (WYCO), a joint venture with an affiliate of Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo). WYCO owns Totem Gas Storage and the High Plains pipeline. The High Plains pipeline consists of a 164-mile interstate gas pipeline extending from the Cheyenne Hub in northeast Colorado to PSCo’s Fort St. Vrain electric generation plant and other points of interconnections with PSCo’s system.
Southern Natural Gas Company
SNG comprise pipelines extending from natural gas supply basins in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf of Mexico to market areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, including the metropolitan areas of Atlanta and Birmingham. SNG is the principal natural gas transporter to southeastern markets in Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. SNG owns interests in two storage facilities along the system with approximately 60 Bcf of underground working natural gas storage capacity. The SNG system is also connected to El Paso’s Elba Island LNG terminal near Savannah, Georgia.
The Company competes with Rockies Express Pipeline LLC.
El Paso Pipeline Partners, LP owns and operates natural gas transportation pipelines, storage and other midstream assets in the United States. The company was formed in 2007 by El Paso Corporation (the parent company). It is a publicly quoted company with head office located in Houston, Texas in the United States.
El Paso Pipeline Partners owns Wyoming Interstate Company, Ltd., an interstate pipeline transportation business primarily located in Wyoming and Colorado and serves the Rocky Mountain region.
The company also has interests in two interstate pipeline transportation businesses: Colorado Interstate Gas Company and Southern Natural Gas Company, which operate in the Rocky Mountain and southeastern regions of the United States, respectively.
The company is the master limited partnership of El Paso Corporation, one of North America’s largest independent natural gas and related energy products producers.
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EL PASO PIPELINE PARTNERS OPERATING COMPANY LLC
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