The Products Pipelines segment handled 7.3 million barrels of ethanol in the first quarter, flat with the same period a year ago. Additionally, this segment once again realized significant growth in biodiesel barrels stored and blended and continues to make various asset investments across its operations to accommodate more biofuels.The Natural Gas Pipelines business produced first quarter segment earnings before DD&A and certain items of $279 million, up 25 percent from $223 million for the comparable period in 2011, and is currently expected to finish the year slightly below its published annual budget of 19 percent growth.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Increases Quarterly Distribution To $1.20 Per Unit
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