Press Release
Energy Transfer Announces Binding Supplemental Open Season for Bakken Pipeline Transport

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2017-- Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) today announced that Dakota Access, LLC (“Dakota Access”) and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company, LLC (“ETCO”) have launched a Binding Supplemental Open Season (“Supplemental Open Season”) to solicit shipper commitments for transportation service for Bakken/Three Forks production to reach multiple markets through their respective pipeline systems (collectively, the "Bakken Pipeline"). Dakota Access and ETCO, the entities responsible for developing, owning, and operating the Bakken Pipeline, each anticipate that incremental transport capacity for Bakken/Three Forks production will be determined based on committed subscriptions made by shippers during the Supplemental Open Season.

The Supplemental Open Season includes local tariff service on the Dakota Access pipeline from the Bakken/Three Forks play to Patoka, Illinois. It also provides interested parties with the opportunity for joint tariff service from the Bakken/Three Forks play to Nederland, Texas, through a commitment to both the Dakota Access and ETCO pipeline systems.

Supplemental Open Season Process

The Supplemental Open Season commenced at 12:00 p.m. (CDT) on March 29, 2017.

Bona fide potential shippers that desire to receive copies of the open season documents are required to execute a confidentiality agreement and may direct their requests for a confidentiality agreement to the following e-mail address: dlDA_ETCO@energytransfer.com

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. ETP’s subsidiaries include Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP (the successor of Southern Union Company) and Lone Star NGL LLC, which owns and operates natural gas liquids storage, fractionation and transportation assets. In total, ETP currently owns and operates more than 62,500 miles of natural gas and natural gas liquids pipelines. ETP also owns the general partner, 100% of the incentive distribution rights, and approximately 67.1 million common units of Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL), which operates a geographically diverse portfolio of pipelines, terminalling and acquisition and marketing assets. ETP recently acquired the general partner, 100% of the incentive distribution rights, and an approximate 65% limited partnership interest in PennTex Midstream Partners, LP (Nasdaq: PTXP), which is a growth-oriented master limited partnership that provides natural gas gathering and processing and residue gas and natural gas liquids transportation services to producers in northern Louisiana. 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 www.energytransfer.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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.

Source: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.

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