Energy Transfer Partners (ETP -5.8%) is the latest of several MLP secondary offerings, and more...

|About: Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP)|By:, SA News Editor

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP -5.8%) is the latest of several MLP secondary offerings, and more are sure to come as pipeline companies expand into areas such as North Dakota, Ohio and Michigan where pipelines are relatively scarce. At least 50 MLPs are involved in pipelines, propane distribution and shipping, and all need to raise capital almost constantly.