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Spectra Energy Corp Acquires One-Third Interest in Sand Hills and Southern Hills Pipelines

November 15, 2012

HOUSTON – Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) today announced it has closed its previously announced acquisition of a one-third interest in the Sand Hills and Southern Hills pipelines, both of which currently are under construction by DCP Midstream, LLC (DCP Midstream), a 50/50 joint venture between Spectra Energy and Phillips 66.

Spectra Energy, Phillips 66, and DCP Midstream each own a one-third interest in the two pipelines – and will equally fund the remaining capital expenditures through completion. The aggregate investment by Spectra Energy in the two pipeline projects is expected to be approximately $700-800 million.

Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. For more than a century, Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies have developed critically important pipelines and related infrastructure connecting natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company’s operations in the United States and Canada include more than 19,000 miles of transmission pipeline, approximately 305 billion cubic feet of storage, as well as natural gas gathering and processing, natural gas liquids and local distribution operations. The company also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, one of the largest natural gas gatherers and processors in the United States. Spectra Energy is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the Carbon Disclosure Project's Global 500 and S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Indexes. For more information, visit

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