Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE: ETP) said March 1 that its subsidiaries Dakota Access LLC and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Co. LLC launched a binding expansion open season to solicit shipper commitments for expanded joint tariff transportation service from the Bakken/Three Forks play in North Dakota to storage terminals located in Nederland, Texas through their respective pipeline systems.

Dakota Access and ETCO anticipate that incremental capacity on the Bakken Pipeline System will be determined based on committed subscriptions made by shippers during the expansion open season. The Bakken Pipeline System is operated by a wholly owned subsidiary of ETP.

The expansion open season commenced at 12:00 p.m. CT on March 1, 2018.

Bona fide potential shippers that desire to receive copies of the open season documents are required to execute a confidentiality agreement and may direct their requests for a confidentiality agreement to the following e-mail address: For more information, visit the Energy Transfer Partners LP website at