Enbridge Inc.

Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

November 28, 2007 23:06 ET

Enbridge Confirms Fatalities

CALGARY, ALBERTA and HOUSTON, TEXAS--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2007) - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB)(NYSE:ENB) and Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) are deeply saddened to report that we have received confirmation of the death of two Enbridge employees in an explosion and fire on an Enbridge Energy Partners' crude oil pipeline. The explosion occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. CST, November 28, 2007, approximately three miles southeast of Enbridge's Clearbrook, Minnesota terminal.

"On behalf of Enbridge, I would like express our deepest sympathy and concern for all those affected by this incident," said Richard Bird, Executive Vice-President, Liquids Pipelines. "Enbridge staff members are in contact with the families of the victims to offer assistance."

Enbridge will be working with local agencies on site to provide employees whatever assistance is needed at this very difficult time. Enbridge is also working with federal and state authorities to begin a thorough investigation.

Enbridge Inc. (www.enbridge.com) is a leader in energy transportation and distribution in North America and internationally. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and the United States, the world's longest crude oil and liquids pipeline system. Enbridge also has international operations and a growing involvement in the natural gas transmission and midstream businesses. As a distributor of energy, Enbridge owns and operates Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, which provides distribution services in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and in New York State; and is developing a gas distribution system for the Province of New Brunswick. Enbridge is a Canadian company and its common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada and on the New York Stock Exchange in the United States under the symbol ENB.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. owns the U.S. portion of the world's longest liquid petroleum pipeline and is active in natural gas gathering, treating, processing and transmission. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (NYSE:EEQ) manages the business and affairs of the Partnership and its sole asset is an approximate 14 percent interest in the Partnership. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, is the general partner and holds an approximate 15 percent interest in the Partnership.

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