HOUSTON--()--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced that Stephanie C. Hildebrandt, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Enterprise’s general partner, was named Outstanding General Counsel for a midsize legal department during the 2012 Best Corporate Counsel Awards. Presented by the Houston Business Journal, the competition included 40 finalists from 11 categories who were judged by a panel of their peers.
Michael A. Creel, president and chief executive officer of Enterprise’s general partner, said, “As an accomplished lawyer, advisor and leader of our legal and government affairs functions, Stephanie has distinguished herself as a trusted and valuable member of the Enterprise team, and I congratulate her and her legal team on behalf of the partnership for this well-deserved honor. Her integrity and high moral and ethical character serve to guide the partnership and help us achieve our objectives.”
Hildebrandt, who joined Enterprise in 2004 as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, was elected vice president in 2006, general counsel in 2009 and senior vice president and secretary in 2010. She manages a staff of 15 in-house attorneys, a number which has increased significantly during her tenure to support the growth of Enterprise. She attributes that recruiting success to the opportunities offered at the partnership.
Hildebrandt holds a BS degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and earned her JD from the Tulane University Law School.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,700 miles of onshore and offshore pipelines; 190 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, petrochemicals, refined products and crude oil; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity. Services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage, and import and export terminals; crude oil and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; offshore production platforms; petrochemical transportation and services; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems and in the Gulf of Mexico.