Energy Transfer Equity

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Energy Transfer LP
TypePublic company
Master limited partnership
IndustryPetroleum industry
FoundedSeptember 2002; 18 years ago (2002-09) (as Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.)
HeadquartersDallas, Texas, U.S.
RevenueIncrease $54.087 billion (2018)
Increase $4.039 billion (2018)
Total assetsIncrease $88.442 billion (2018)
Total equityDecrease $36.621 billion (2018)
Number of employees
11,768 (2018)
Footnotes / references

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. is the former name of Energy Transfer LP, a master limited partnership. Its only asset is a 100% interest in Energy Transfer Operating L.P. (formerly known as Energy Transfer Partners).


The company was formed as La Grange Energy, L.P. by Energy Transfer in September 2002.

In February 2006, it became a public company via an initial public offering.[2]

In June 2015, the company made a proposal to acquire Williams Companies.[3] The offer was rejected.[4]

In October 2018, the company acquired Energy Transfer Partners and changed its name to Energy Transfer LP.[5]


  1. ^ "Energy Transfer Operating L.P. 2018 Form 10-K Annual Report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. ^ "Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering". Energy Transfer (Press release). February 2, 2006.
  3. ^ Sakelaris, Nicholas (June 23, 2015). "Energy Transfer Equity confirms it made $53B proposal to The Williams Company". American City Business Journals.
  4. ^ Sakelaris, Nicholas (June 22, 2015). "Why The Williams Company publicly rejected Energy Transfer Equity's $53B deal". American City Business Journals.
  5. ^ Morwa, Rida (4 December 2018). "Energy Transfer LP: Safe 8.5% Yield And Enormous Upside Potential". Seeking Alpha. Retrieved 5 December 2018.