First-quarter earnings are under way, and results from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (UNKNOWN:KMP.DL) and TransCanada (NYSE:TRP) could bode well for the performance of the energy sector as a whole. In this video, contributor Aimee Duffy discusses the general performance of these two giants, but warns against relying too heavily on comparisons of midstream companies from a mile up.

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