|ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L P filed this Form S-3 on 11/07/2017|
November 7, 2017
We have also assumed that, at the time of the issuance, sale and delivery of any of the Common Units being offered, (i) the Common Units will be issued and sold as contemplated in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and any prospectus supplement relating thereto and (ii) the Certificate of Limited Partnership of the Partnership, the Partnership Agreement, the Certificate of Formation of the General Partner and the LLC Agreement, in each case as amended to date, will not have been amended in any manner that would affect any legal conclusion set forth herein.
Based on and subject to the foregoing and the other limitations, qualifications and assumptions set forth herein, we are of the opinion that with respect to the Common Units, when (i) the General Partner has taken all necessary action (pursuant to action by the board of directors of the General Partner) to authorize and approve the issuance by the Partnership of such Common Units, the terms of the offering thereof and related matters and (ii) such Common Units have been paid for, issued and delivered in accordance with the terms of the applicable definitive purchase, underwriting or similar agreement so authorized and approved by the board of directors of the General Partner (on behalf of the Partnership), such Common Units will be validly issued, and purchasers of such Common Units will have no obligation, solely by reason of their ownership of such Common Units, to make any contributions to the Partnership or any further payments for their purchase of such Common Units, and such purchasers will have no personal liability, solely by reason of their ownership of such Common Units, to creditors of the Partnership for any of its debts, liabilities or other obligations.
This opinion letter is limited to the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. We express no opinion as to the laws, rules or regulations of any other jurisdiction, including, without limitation, the federal laws of the United States of America or any state securities or blue sky laws.
We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion letter as an Exhibit to the Registration Statement and to all references to our Firm included in or made a part of the Registration Statement. In giving such consent, we do not thereby admit that we are in the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act.