HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced that it is the recipient of the GPA Midstream Association (GPA) safety award for 1st place safety performance among companies with at least one million work hours. Founded in 1921, the GPA is a trade organization with approximately 100 members engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas. The organization is the primary advocate for a sustainable midstream industry. GPA is dedicated to developing standards, conducting industry research, educating workers and improving operational safety. The award was presented April 16, 2018 during the GPA annual convention in Austin.
“This award marks the second year in a row that Enterprise has received top honors from the GPA and reflects the uncompromising commitment to safety of our 7,000 employees,” said A.J. “Jim” Teague, chief executive officer of Enterprise’s general partner. “In 2017, our injury rates were the lowest in the company’s history. Not one to rest on our laurels, Enterprise continues to improve safety performance as we strive for our ultimate goal of zero incidents.”
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.
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