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Midwest Connector Capital Company LLC -- Moody's assigns Baa2 rating to Midwest Connector Capital Company

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned a first time rating of Baa2 to Midwest Connector Capital Company LLC's (Midwest Connector) proposed issuance of $2.5 billion of senior notes. Midwest Connector is a special purpose entity formed solely for the purpose of issuing the proposed notes. The notes will be jointly and severally guaranteed by Dakota Access, LLC (DAPL) and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Company, LLC (ETCOC), the respective owners of the DAPL and ETCOC pipeline assets which together comprise the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline system (Dakota Access).