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Pipeline

The underwriting process that must be completed with the SEC before a security can be offering for sale to the public.

Pipeline

1. Informal; the process by which a company or underwriter conducts all due diligence, files all necessary paperwork, and generally makes preparation for a new issue. The pipeline especially refers to abiding by regulations issued by the SEC.

2. More broadly, any activity or project that is in the preparatory stages.

pipeline

The process through which security issues pass before their distribution to the public. If securities are being readied for distribution, they are said to be in the pipeline.

pipeline

(1) A system for carrying fluids or gases. (2) A popular expression for things that are in process. For example,“There are over 10,000 condo units in the pipeline, in various stages of construction or conversion.” Or “I'm not worried about apartment move-outs this summer because I have a number of prospects in the pipeline.”

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Lastly, the communities through which the pipeline would pass are poor, working-class minority communities.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws relating to expectations, plans or prospects for Boardwalk and its subsidiaries, including those relating to whether or not the Company will successfully complete the Fayetteville Lateral and the Greenville Lateral, the cost and timing of any completed projects, the impact of government regulations on the construction and operation of these laterals, the volumes of gas that may be discovered, developed and produced from the Fayetteville Shale and shipped on the Fayetteville Lateral, any future additional expansions of our pipeline systems and the future financial performance of any of these assets.
As part of a separate but complementary initiative, the partnership will construct an 11-mile, 20-inch pipeline to connect the new storage facility in Port Arthur to its refined products terminal in Beaumont, Texas, which is the primary origination facility for the TEPPCO mainline system.
As part of its commitment to the project, Devon has subscribed for capacity on the new pipeline to accommodate a portion of the company's current and future Barnett Shale production and has extended existing firm transportation contracts on Enterprise's Texas intrastate pipeline system until 2015.
NYSE:EPD) announced today that it has signed definitive agreements with producers to construct, own and operate an oil export pipeline to provide firm gathering services from the BHP Billiton-operated Shenzi field located in the prolific South Green Canyon area of the central Gulf of Mexico.
When completed in the fourth quarter of 2006, the eight-inch Barnett Shale lateral pipeline will connect to multiple gas processing facilities in and around Johnson County, and will deliver the NGL into the existing Louis Dreyfus Pipeline system near Walnut Springs, Texas.
Both pipelines were shut down by pipeline control center operators within minutes and the affected section was isolated within 20 minutes.
APL owns and operates more than 4,600 miles of natural gas transmission and gathering pipelines in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio and gas processing facilities in Oklahoma.