ACCUMULATED OTHER COMPREHENSIVE LOSS:
The table below presents the components in accumulated other comprehensive loss, net of tax:
December 31, 2012
Net actuarial loss and prior service costs — pensions
Net actuarial gain and prior service credit — OPEB plans
Total accumulated other comprehensive loss, net of tax
Based on the estimated borrowing rates currently available to the Company and its subsidiaries for loans with similar terms and average maturities, the aggregate fair value of the Company’s consolidated debt obligations at September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012 was $2.34 billion and $3.39 billion, respectively. As of September 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, the aggregate carrying amount of the Company’s consolidated debt obligations was $2.34 billion and $3.28 billion, respectively. The fair value of the Company’s consolidated debt obligations is a Level 2 valuation based on the observable inputs used for similar liabilities.
On June 24, 2013, ETP completed the exchange of approximately $1.09 billion aggregate principal amount of the Company’s outstanding senior notes, comprising 77% of the principal amount of the 7.6% Senior Notes due 2024, 89% of the principal amount of the 8.25% Senior Notes due 2029 and 91% of the principal amount of the Junior Subordinated Notes due 2066. These notes were exchanged for new notes issued by ETP with the same coupon rates and maturity dates. In conjunction with this transaction, the Company entered into intercompany notes payable to ETP, which provide for the reimbursement by the Company of ETP’s payments under the newly issued notes.
Proceeds from the SUGS Contribution were used to repay $240 million of borrowings under the Southern Union Credit Facility and the facility was terminated.
Panhandle Senior Notes
Panhandle’s 6.05% Senior Notes in the amount of $250 million matured on August 15, 2013 and were repaid with intercompany borrowings.
Panhandle Term Loans
In September 2013, ETP issued $1.50 billion total principal amount of Senior Notes. A portion of the proceeds from this offering were used to repay $455 million of borrowings under the LNG Holdings term loan due February 2015.
Covenants Related to Our Credit Agreements
We were in compliance with all requirements, tests, limitations, and covenants related to our credit agreements as of September 30, 2013.