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Sunoco Logistics’ History
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates a logistics business consisting of a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids pipeline, terminalling and acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids. SXL’s general partner is a consolidated subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP). Our business is characterized by extensive industry and safety experience, strong financial fundamentals, as well as operational flexibility. Collectively, a strong asset base and the successful execution of our business strategies have consistently delivered substantial returns to unitholders.
On February 8, 2002, we completed our initial public offering of 5.75 million common units. The units are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SXL". Click on News Releases for ongoing updates about Sunoco Logistics or on Financial Information to access SEC filings, distribution history, tax information, analyst coverage and more.
What We Do & Where We Do Business
Sunoco Logistics is principally engaged in transport, terminalling and storage of crude oil, refined products, and NGL products. In addition to logistics services, we also own acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil and refined products. We are organized into four business units: Crude Oil Pipeline System, Crude Oil Acquisition and Marketing, Terminal Facilities, and Products Pipeline System.
Our Crude Oil Pipeline System
transports crude oil in the southwest and midwest United States, principally in Oklahoma and Texas. The segment contains approximately 5,300 miles of crude oil trunk pipelines for high-volume, long-distance transportation, and approximately 500 miles of crude oil gathering lines that supply the trunk pipelines. The segment includes the West Texas Gulf Pipe Line Company ("West Texas Gulf"), a wholly-owned subsidiary, a controlling financial interest in Mid-Valley Pipeline Company ("Mid-Valley"), and an equity interest in SunVit Pipeline LLC ("SunVit"). In addition, we own a 37 percent undivided interest in the approximately 100-mile Mesa Pipe Line.
Our Crude Oil Acquisition and Marketing
business gathers, purchases, markets and sells crude oil, principally in the mid-continent United States. The segment utilizes our proprietary fleet of approximately 335 crude oil transport trucks and approximately 135 crude oil truck unloading facilities, as well as third-party assets.
Our Terminal Facilities
consist of crude oil, refined products and NGL terminals, as well as a refined products and NGL acquisition and marketing business. The segment operates with an aggregate storage capacity of approximately 48 million barrels, including the 25 million barrel Nederland, Texas crude oil and NGL terminal; the 6 million barrel Eagle Point, New Jersey refined products and crude oil terminal; the 3 million barrel Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania refined products and NGL facility (the "Marcus Hook Industrial Complex"); 39 active refined products marketing terminals located in the northeast, midwest and southwest United States; and refinery terminals located in the northeast United States
Our Products Pipeline System consist of approximately 2,400 miles of refined products and NGL pipelines, and joint venture interests in four products pipelines in several regions of the United States. The pipelines primarily transport refined products and NGLs in the northeast, midwest and southwest United States to markets in these areas, as well as Ontario, Canada. These operations include our controlling financial interest in Inland, which owns approximately 350 miles of products pipeline.
Our Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) business operations and projects are included in our Terminals and Refined Products Pipeline business unit.
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SXL's general partner is a consolidated subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP). Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. is a master limited partnership which owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States. ETP currently owns and operates approximately 43,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products, and crude oil pipelines. ETP owns 100% of ETP Holdco Corporation, which owns Southern Union Company and Sunoco, Inc. and a 70% interest in Lone Star NGL, LLC, a joint venture that owns and operates natural gas liquids storage, fractionation and transportation assets. ETP owns the general partner, 100% of the incentive distribution rights, and approximately 33.5 million common units in Sunoco Logistics. ETP's general partner is owned by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE). Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. is a master limited partnership which owns the general partner and 100% of the incentive distribution rights (IDRs) of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. and approximately 99.7 million ETP common units; and owns the general partner and 100% of the IDRs of Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE: RGP) and approximately 26.3 million RGP common units. The Energy Transfer family of companies owns more than 56,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products, and crude pipelines. For more information, visit the Energy Transfer web site at www.energytransfer.com