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Phillips 66 to form MLP, registration statement to be filed with SEC in Q2

Phillips 66 remains focused on value creation and growth in its Midstream and Chemicals segments. As announced in December, the company intends to form a master limited partnership. A registration statement is expected to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the second quarter of 2013 and, subject to final approval by Phillips 66’s board of directors, an initial public offering is anticipated during the second half of 2013. DCP continues to execute its long-term growth plan. In December, the first phase of the Sand Hills pipeline, which extends from Eagle Ford to Mont Belvieu, was placed in service. The second phase of the project, with deliveries from the Permian Basin, is expected to be complete in the second quarter of 2013. Southern Hills is also on schedule with service from the midcontinent to Mont Belvieu anticipated by mid-2013. DCP expects to increase the initial projected capacity of Southern Hills from 150,000 barrels per day to 175,000 barrels per day. Currently, Phillips 66 has the capability to export up to 285,000 barrels per day of refined products from its domestic refineries. In the first quarter of 2013, the company expects to complete a project at the Ferndale Refinery to increase export capacity by approximately 20,000 barrels per day. Through further investment at its facilities on the Gulf and West Coasts, Phillips 66 expects to increase U.S. export capability to 370,000 barrels per day by the end of 2013.