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U.S. Army to Grant Energy Transfer Partners Final Approval to Complete Dakota Access Pipeline

Bloomberg, February 8, 2017

The U.S. Army has announced it will grant Energy Transfer Partners LP the easement it needs to complete its 1,172 mile Dakota Access Pipeline, which will ship almost half a million barrels of crude a day from North Dakota’s shale fields to refineries across the Midwest and on to the Gulf Coast. The $3.8 billion line has been stalled since September when the Obama administration halted work to reconsider prior decisions to allow it. The project is expected to start operating June 1, assuming no new obstacles prevent it, a person familiar with the matter said Feb. 3. Lisa Dillinger, a spokeswoman for Energy Transfer, confirmed that the project would be in service in the second quarter.

 

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