Alliance Pipeline Hires New Business Development VP

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Alliance Pipeline Ltd. today announced that Daniel Sutherland will join the company January 21, 2013 as its new Vice President, Business Development.

Mr. Sutherland brings to Alliance an extensive background in oil and gas midstream business and marketing. With more than 20 years in increasingly prominent roles with Husky Energy, most recently as Vice President, Midstream Assets, New Ventures and U.S. Marketing, he joins Alliance with an outstanding track record in leadership effectiveness, business development and customer relationship building.

"We are pleased to have Dan join Alliance as Vice President of our Business Development group", said Terrance Kutryk, Alliance Pipeline President and CEO. "As Alliance grows its value proposition as a premier North American liquids-rich natural gas transportation solution, his diverse industry experience and proven strengths in market strategy development and implementation will be vital attributes".

"I am pleased to be joining Alliance's strong management team, and I am looking forward to this key business development role with a company so well positioned for dynamic growth in the future," said Mr. Sutherland.

Alliance is currently consulting with shippers and potential customers about new customer-focused service and toll offerings for the transportation of liquids-rich gas to premium downstream markets.

The Alliance Pipeline system consists of a 2,311-mile integrated Canadian and U.S. high-pressure natural gas transmission pipeline system, delivering rich natural gas from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and the Williston Basin to the Chicago market hub. The system has been in commercial service since December 2000 and delivers, on average, about 1.6 billion standard cubic feet (or 45.3 million standard cubic metres) of natural gas per day.

About Alliance Pipeline:

Alliance Pipeline Limited Partnership ("Alliance Canada") owns the Canadian portion of the Alliance Pipeline system.  Alliance Canada is owned 50 percent each by affiliates of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (TSX:ENF) and Veresen Inc. (TSX:VSN).

Alliance Pipeline L.P. ("Alliance U.S.A.") owns the U.S. portion of the Alliance Pipeline system.  Alliance U.S.A. is owned 50 percent each by affiliates of Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and Veresen Inc. (TSX:VSN).

More information about the company is available at www.alliancepipeline.com.

SOURCE: Alliance Pipeline Limited Partnership

For further information:

Alan Roth
Corporate Communications
(403) 517-7742
alan.roth@alliancepipeline.com