In this edition, Fool.com energy editor Joel South discusses a number of master limited partnerships (MLPs) and lists Energy Transfer Partners as a solid investment, especially in today’s low-interest-rate environment. The company sports a healthy 8.4% distribution, backed up with a relatively safe fixed fee natural gas transportation business. Check out the following video for more information on Energy Transfer Partners as well as some other possibly buys in the MLP space.

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