Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP ("PEPL") and its subsidiaries (collectively, the "Company") primarily operate interstate pipelines that transport natural gas from the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas and the Panhandle region of Texas and Oklahoma to major United States markets in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions and storage of natural gas and are subject to the rules and regulations of the FERC. The Company's subsidiaries are Trunkline, Sea Robin and Southwest Gas.
In October 2018, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. completed the merger of ETO with a wholly-owned subsidiary of ET in a unit-for-unit exchange (the "Energy Transfer Merger"). Following the closing of the Energy Transfer Merger, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. changed its name to "Energy Transfer LP" and its common units began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the "ET" ticker symbol on Friday, October 19, 2018. In addition, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. changed its name to "Energy Transfer Operating, L.P." For purposes of maintaining clarity, the following references are used herein:
-References to "ETO" refer to the entity named Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. prior to the close of the Energy Transfer Merger and Energy Transfer Operating, L.P. subsequent to the close of the Energy Transfer Merger; and