Some investors worry that the MLP structure itself has a fatal flaw, a concern that reflects the market’s tendency to view the group as a whole during times of panic. Examining the factors at play in the recent correction can help to identify the pockets of risk and the best-positioned names for when the market returns to its senses and focuses on individual stories.
The stakes are high for the masters of midstream, particularly in the Northeast where surging output of natural gas has overwhelmed local demand and existing takeaway capacity, depressing the prices at Pennsylvania’s Leidy Hub relative to the Henry Hub in Louisiana.
On June 16, 2014, Williams Companies announced an agreement to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners’ 50 percent general-partner interest and 27 percent equity interest in Access Midstream Partners LP for $5.995 billion.We examine four key takeaways from this deal for MLP investors.
Every month, Roger Conrad and I host an exclusive Live Chat with Energy & Income Advisor subscribers. February's four-hour discussion was particularly lively; we decided to present an excerpt of some of our readers’ most frequent questions and our responses.
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