HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2014) - Midcoast Holdings, L.L.C. (MH), the general partner of Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. (Midcoast) (
Midcoast, an Enbridge Inc. indirect subsidiary, is a limited partnership formed by Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (the Partnership) (
Also effective Jan. 30, Mr. Harper will become president, Gas Pipelines and Processing for Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge) (
Mark A. Maki, who has led Enbridge's gas businesses in an interim capacity and precedes Mr. Harper as principal executive officer of MH, will remain president and principal executive officer of EEM and a director on the boards of EECI, EEM and MH.
Mr. Harper joins Enbridge from Southwestern Energy, where he held the position of senior vice president, Midstream. He previously held senior leadership roles with Centerpoint Energy, Spectra Energy Partners, LP and Duke Energy. In 2013, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). He is actively involved in community service, including educational, industry, professional, and arts organizations. Mr. Harper holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Houston.
About Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P.
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In addition to the risks listed above, other risks include those detailed from time to time in Midcoast Partners' Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, reports, including, without limitation, in Midcoast Partners' prospectus related to its initial public offering, dated November 6, 2013 and filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on November 8, 2013, and any subsequently filed annual, quarterly or current reports, which filings are available to the public at the SEC's website (www.sec.gov).