American Midstream Partners (AMID)
A July 2011 IPO, American owns
gathering and pipeline assets in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Tennessee and Texas.
Acquired Costar Midstream in 2014. General partner is a unit of
ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.
Antero Midstream Partners
A December2014 IPO, Antero was
formed by Antero Resources Corporation (ARC), which operates exclusively
in the Marcellus and Utica regions, to develop and operate midstream
resources needed to support ARC's transportation requirements.
Pipeline Partners (BWP)
Owns natural gas pipelines serving customers in 11 states, plus
underground storage fields in four states.
CONE Midstream Partners (CNNX)
A September 2014 IPO, CONE
was set up by CONSOL Energy and Noble Energy to develop and
operate natural gas gathering and related assets to service CONSOL and
Noble's production in Marcellus Shale.
DCP Midstream (DPM)
processes, and transports natural gas and natural gas liquids (propane) in the
Gulf Coast area. Also operates a wholesale propane distribution
EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK)
Formerly Crosstex Energy
Partners, changed name to Enlink Midstream in March 2014. Owns
natural gas gathering pipelines and processing plants in the
north Texas Barnett shale area and in Louisiana.
Rice Midstream Partners (RMP)
A December 2014 IPO, Rice owns natural gas
pipelines and associated assets in the Appalachian Basin. Rice Energy
(RICE), its general partner, is its major customer. General partner
holds 50% of common units and owns incentive distribution rights
starting at 15% when distribution hits $0.2156/unit and topping out at
50% when distributions hit $0.2813/unit.
Spectra Energy Partners
Owns more than 17,000 miles of natural gas pipelines and
storage facilities. Spectra Energy (SE) is general partner.
Formed by TransCanada
Pipelines to acquire and operate U.S.-based natural gas pipeline
systems. General partner is TransCanada Corporation
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 (WMB) is the general-partner. WPZ had agreed to be acquired
by WMB in 2015, but that deal was canceled when WMB agreed to be
acquired by Energy Transfer Equity, but that acquisition didn't happen.