About Kinder Morgan
Kinder Morgan, Inc. is an American energy company. It is, through a subsidiary, the general partner and owner of many of the interests in Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, a publicly traded pipeline and terminal limited partnership.
The Kinder Morgan family of companies has four publicly traded entities: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) (one of the largest publicly traded pipeline master limited partnerships in America), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE: EPB). Combined, the Kinder Morgan companies have an enterprise value of approximately $105 billion.
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the third largest energy company in North America. It owns an interest in or operates approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Its pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide and more. It also stores or handles a variety of products and materials at its terminals such as gasoline, jet fuel, ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel.
In most of its businesses Kinder Morgan operates like a giant toll road and receives a fee for services, generally avoiding commodity price risk. Customers include major oil companies, energy producers and shippers, local distribution companies and businesses across many industries.
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Kinder Morgan is the largest natural gas transporter and largest storage operator in North America. Its pipelines are connected to every important natural gas resource play, including the Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Utica, Uinta, Haynesville, Fayetteville, Barnett, Mississippi Lime and Woodford, that will play a significant role in meeting the nation’s long-term natural gas supply. It serves the major consuming markets of the entire United States.
Key assets in this business segment include the Texas Intrastate Pipeline Group (Texas is the largest producer and consumer of natural gas in the United States), Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, (which serves the high-demand Chicago market), Tennessee Gas Pipeline that services New York City and Boston; Southern Natural Gas serving the Southeast United States; and the El Paso Natural Gas pipeline serving the entire southwest United States.