Jan 9 Private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP
is no longer looking at buying a $5 billion stake in
Energy Transfer Partners, Bloomberg reported on Monday,
citing people familiar with the matter.
In December, Blackstone was said to be looking at a stake in
ETP, the company building the controversial Dakota Access
Pipeline. ETP shares slid nearly 2 percent on Monday while the
stock of parent Energy Transfer Equity LP shed 5.4
Reuters was unable to verify the report.
(Reporting by David Gaffen in New York; Editing by Jeffrey