As the United States largest pipeline company and third-largest energy company, Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI ) can be a difficult company to analyze. As the general partner of Kinder Morgan Partners (NYSE: KMP ) and El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE: EPB ) , owning everything from oil producing assets to coal exportation facilities, traditional metrics do not work when analyzing this midstream giant. Today, energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman take a question from their mailbag and look into the Kinder Morgan family of companies.
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This segment is from Thursday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy and materials sectors @TMFEnergy.