Low natural gas liquids prices have persisted for over a year now, wreaking havoc on midstream companies. Some diverse outfits are able to mitigate losses with strong earnings from other segments. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a look at Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE: EPD ) first-quarter results and discusses how NGL prices affected earnings, and how these prices have affected other midstream companies in the past.
The growing production of natural gas from hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling is flooding the North American market and resulting in record-low prices for natural gas. Enterprise Products Partners, with its superior integrated asset base, can profit from the massive bottlenecks in takeaway capacity by taking on large-scale projects. To help investors decide whether Enterprise Products Partners is a buy or a sell today, click here now to check out The Motley Fool's brand new premium research report on the company.