Energy Transfer Executive Blasts Dakota Access ‘half-truths' for Damaging Company's Reputation

WASHINGTON - A top executive at Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners will lash out on Wednesday at what he calls a "series of politically motivated actions" heaped upon its contentious Dakota Access pipeline by the Obama administration.Joey Mahmoud, an ETP executive vice president, will tell a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee that a "host of half-truths and misrepresentations" about the project have "inflicted significant financial and reputational damage on our company.""We came to realize that even a company as large as Energy Transfer is helpless in the face of a government which will neither obey nor enforce the law," he will say, according to prepared remarks. "We came to realize that playing by the rules can count for little."  Continue reading...

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