KMP Description — Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. As of Dec 31 2012, Co. owned an interest in or operates approximately 46,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Co.'s pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products, and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle such products as ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel. Co. is also a producer and transporter of carbon dioxide (CO2), for oil recovery projects in North America. Co. has five business segments: Products Pipelines, Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals and Kinder Morgan Canada.