Sterling Energy, a Denver-based midstream company, has been providing gas gathering, compression, processing, treating, NGL and natural gas marketing to our customers since 2000, and water transportation by pipeline since 2013. Our goal is to provide producers with the infrastructure and services necessary to transport their products to market in a safe, timely, and cost-efficient manner. Our experienced management team possesses a combination of engineering, construction, operations, innovation, and financial know-how. We are committed to environmental stewardship, and to upholding our reputation for integrity, reliability, and trust.
Sterling entered into a strategic partnership with Morgan Stanley Private Equity ("MSPE") in August 2011. MSPE has committed not less than $200 million in equity for growth projects that enhance Sterling's ability to serve its customers. Senior management's relationship with MSPE dates back to 1991. MSPE's roots in private equity investing date back to 1985. MSPE, through five funds, has invested approximately $6.7 billion of equity across a broad spectrum of industries.