Energy Transfer Announces FERC Approval to Place Rover Pipeline’s Mainline Compressor Station 1 into Partial Service – Business Wire (press release)

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP) announced today that Rover
Pipeline, LLC received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory
Commission (FERC) to begin operating three compressor units at its
Mainline Compressor Station 1 in Carroll County, Ohio. Phase 1A of the
pipeline can now move more than 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural
gas from Cadiz, Ohio, to Defiance, Ohio, which brings the project closer
to its design total of 3.25 billion cubic feet per day. Phase 1A began
operating on August 31, 2017. Phase 1B of the pipeline from Seneca,
Ohio, to Cadiz, Ohio, is anticipated to be complete by the end of the
year. The Rover Pipeline Project is expected to be in full service by
the end of the first quarter of 2018.

The approximately 713-mile pipeline will transport natural gas from the
Marcellus and Utica Shale production areas to markets across the United
States as well as into Union Gas Dawn Storage Hub in Ontario, Canada.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) is a master
limited partnership that owns and operates one of the largest and most
diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States.
Strategically positioned in all of the major U.S. production basins, ETP
owns and operates a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary
natural gas midstream, intrastate and interstate transportation and
storage assets; crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL) and refined product
transportation and terminalling assets; NGL fractionation; and various
acquisition and marketing assets. ETP’s general partner is owned
by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE). For more information, visit
the Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. website at energytransfer.com.

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) is a master limited
partnership that owns the general partner and 100% of the incentive
distribution rights (IDRs) of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP)
and Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN). ETE also owns Lake Charles LNG Company. On a
consolidated basis, ETE’s family of companies owns and operates a
diverse portfolio of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil and
refined products assets, as well as retail and wholesale motor fuel
operations and LNG terminalling. For more information, visit the Energy
Transfer Equity, L.P. website at energytransfer.com.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release may include certain statements concerning
expectations for the future that are forward-looking statements as
defined by federal law. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a
variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors
that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management’s
control. An extensive list of factors that can affect future results are
discussed in ETP’s Annual Reports on Form 10-K and other documents filed
from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. ETP
undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statement to reflect new information or events.

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