Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.

September 16, 2010 12:23 ET

Enbridge Energy Partners to Hold Media Briefing on Enbridge Oil Spill in Romeoville, Illinois September 16, 2010

ROMEOVILLE, ILLINOIS--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2010) - Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

On behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials Enbridge will hold a media briefing via conference call only regarding the EPA's ongoing response to the Enbridge oil spill in Romeoville, Illinois.

Enbridge will brief the media immediately following the Environmental Protection Agency, local and state officials briefing on the same conference line.

Date: September 16, 2010

Time: 12 p.m. Mountain / 1 p.m. Central / 2 p.m. Eastern

Dial-in: Toll-free at 1-866-770-7129 (North America)/ passcode 42182201

(please dial-in 15 minutes prior to call). International callers can dial-in to: 1-617-213-8067.

Conference Call replay information: A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call by dialing 1-888-286-8010. International callers, please call 1-617-801-6888. Passcode for both: 55772074.

Updates about the response to the leak on the 6A pipeline and related information are available online at romeoville.enbridgeus.com.

Line 6A is a 34-inch, 670,000 barrel-per-day line transporting light synthetics, heavy and medium crude oil from Superior, Wisconsin, to Griffith, Indiana. It is part of the Partnership's Lakehead System. At the time of the leak the pipeline was transporting about 459,000 barrels per day of heavy crude.

EPA has the role of Federal On-Scene Coordinator for this incident.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (www.enbridgepartners.com) owns and operates a diversified portfolio of crude oil and natural gas transportation systems in the United States. Its principal crude oil system is the largest transporter of growing oil production from western Canada. The system's deliveries to refining centers and connected carriers in the United States account for approximately 12 percent of total U.S. oil imports; while deliveries to Ontario, Canada satisfy approximately 60 per cent of refinery demand in that region. EEP's natural gas gathering, treating, processing and transmission assets, which are principally located onshore in the active U.S. Mid-Continent and Gulf Coast area, deliver approximately 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas daily.

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