Energy Transfer Announces Receipt of Consents to the Acquisition of Enable Midstream from Majority Unitholders
Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) and Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL) today announced that following the Securities and Exchange Commission declaring effective the Registration Statement on Form S-4 on April 7, 2021, the two largest Enable unitholders have delivered their written consents to approve the merger of Enable into Energy Transfer. These unitholders, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) and OGE Energy Corp (OGE), own approximately 79% of Enable’s outstanding common units. While the consents of CNP and OGE are sufficient to approve the transaction, Enable is requesting all its common unitholders approve the merger and other proposals outlined in the Registration Statement by executing and returning the written consent furnished with the filing. Energy Transfer and Enable expect the transaction to close in mid-2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including Hart-Scott-Rodino clearance.
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About Energy Transfer
Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States, with a strategic footprint in all of the major domestic production basins. ET is a publicly traded limited partnership with core operations that include complementary natural gas midstream, intrastate and interstate transportation and storage assets; crude oil, NGL and refined product transportation and terminalling assets; NGL fractionation; and various acquisition and marketing assets. ET, through its ownership of Energy Transfer Operating, L.P., also owns Lake Charles LNG Company, as well as the general partner interests, the incentive distribution rights and 28.5 million common units of Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN), and the general partner interests and 46.1 million common units of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC). For more information, visit the Energy Transfer LP website at https://www.energytransfer.com/.
Enable (NYSE: ENBL) owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. Enable’s assets include approximately 14,000 miles of natural gas, crude oil, condensate and produced water gathering pipelines, approximately 2.6 Bcf/d of natural gas processing capacity, approximately 7,800 miles of interstate pipelines (including Southeast Supply Header, LLC of which Enable owns 50%), approximately 2,200 miles of intrastate pipelines and seven natural gas storage facilities comprising 84.5 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. For more information, visit https://www.enablemidstream.com/.