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Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC

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Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC (“KM Cochin”) is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal office at 500 Dallas Street Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77002. It is engaged in the interstate, intrastate and international transportation by pipeline of light liquid hydrocarbons, including transportation of light liquid hydrocarbons between the U.S. and Canada on the Cochin Pipeline. KM Cochin is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of KMP, a Delaware master limited partnership. KMP and its consolidated subsidiaries own an interest in or operate approximately 53,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. KMP 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.

The Department of State (Department) is currently considering a 2014 Presidential Permit application from KM Cochin regarding existing facilities at the U.S.-Canadian border in Detroit, Michigan associated with the Cochin Pipeline. KM Cochin is seeking a new Presidential Permit that reflects its acquisition of a pipeline passing under the Detroit River, formerly operated by Dome Pipeline as the Eastern Delivery System Pipeline, which KM Cochin now operates as part of its Cochin Pipeline to transport light liquid hydrocarbons across the U.S.-Canadian border. For more information, see the Presidential Permit application:

In 2013, the Department issued a Presidential Permit to KM Cochin reflecting an ownership transfer for existing facilities at the U.S.-Canadian border in Renville County, North Dakota. Those facilities are also operated as part of KM Cochin’s Cochin Pipeline.

*New name and address as of 1 Dec 2014: Kinder Morgan Cochin, LLC; Renville, North Dakota; permit issued 11/2013


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