Sept 1 (Reuters) - Enbridge
* Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. and co announced today that EEP and Marathon Petroleum Corporation have formed a new joint venture
* JV entered into an agreement to acquire a 49 percent equity interest in holding company that owns 75 percent of the Bakken pipeline system
* Bakken pipeline system purchased from an affiliate of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P.
* EEP, Marathon Petroleum would indirectly hold 75 percent and 25 percent, respectively, of JV’s 49 percent interest in holding co of Bakken pipeline
* Purchase price of EEP’s effective 27.6 percent interest in the system is US$1.5 billion
* Purchased system consists of the Dakota Access Pipeline ("DAPL") and the Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline ("ETCO") projects Source - bit.ly/2c3LdT7