FTC Mulls Longer Transition For Kinder Morgan Pipeline Sales

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission said Monday it will consider whether to let Kinder Morgan Inc. lengthen its support of Tallgrass Energy Partners LP, the private equity purchaser of assets Kinder Morgan sold to secure clearance for its $21 billion El Paso Corp. acquisition.

The FTC opened a public comment period regarding a Kinder Morgan request that the company be allowed to extend the length of its transitional support of Tallgrass in operating several assets Kinder Morgan divested as part of an agreement to secure antitrust clearance...
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