Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company’s Midstream segment gathers, compresses, treats, blends, processes, and markets natural gas in the Austin Chalk trend and Eagle Ford Shale, Bossier Sands, and Barnett Shale in Texas; the Permian Basin in west Texas and New Mexico; the Uinta and Piceance Basins in Utah and Colorado; the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia; and the Haynesville Shale in east Texas and Louisiana. This segment owns and operates approximately 7,400 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines, 2 natural gas processing plants, 15 natural gas treating facilities, and 11 natural gas conditioning facilities. Its Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment transports natural gas from various natural gas producing areas through connections with other pipeline systems, as well as through its Oasis pipeline, east Texas pipeline, and natural gas pipeline and storage assets. This segment has approximately 8,300 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and 3 natural gas storage facilities in Texas. The company’s Interstate Transportation segment provides natural gas transportation services; owns and operates approximately 2,880 miles of interstate natural gas pipeline; and has interests in the 185-mile Fayetteville Express pipeline. Its Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) Transportation and Services segment owns an approximately 45-mile NGL pipeline; has 50% interest in the Liberty pipeline, an approximately 85-mile NGL pipeline; and has 70% interest in approximately 1,400 miles of NGL pipelines, 3 NGL processing plants, 1 fractionation facility, and NGL storage facilities. The company’s Retail Propane segment engages in the retail sale of propane, and propane-related products and services to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. was founded in 2002 and is based in Dallas, Texas.