Last Leg Of Rockies Express Pipeline Completed All 1,679 Miles In Service

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Nov. 12, 2009

Construction of the final 195 miles of Rockies Express-East is complete and service began today on the final portion of the pipeline from the Lebanon Hub in Warren County, Ohio, to Clarington in Monroe County , Ohio .

“We are pleased that the final leg of Rockies Express is in service,” said Steve Kean, president of Kinder Morgan's Natural Gas Pipelines group.

The entire 1,679 miles of the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) stretching from northwestern Colorado to eastern Ohio is now operational and available for full firm shipper nominations. Long-term, b inding firm commitments have been secured for virtually all of the pipeline's capacity.

REX is one of the largest natural gas pipelines ever constructed in America . Kinder Morgan owns 50 percent of the pipeline, which it constructed and operates. Sempra Pipelines and Storage, a unit of Sempra, and ConocoPhillips each own a 25 percent stake in REX.

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