HOUSTON (AP) ¿ Natural gas storage and transport company Spectra Energy Partners LP appointed Theopolis Holeman and J.D. Woodward to the general partner's board of directors.

The partnership said Tuesday that Holeman, group vice president of Spectra Energy Corp.'s U.S. operations, is responsible for pipeline and storage operations, and environmental health and safety.

Woodward is president of Woodward Development Inc., a real estate and energy investment firm, and managing member of Woodward - Apple Springs LLC, an owner and operator of natural gas midstream assets in East Texas.

Units of Spectra Energy Partners fell 1 cent to $23.11 in afternoon trading.

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