There’s a clear trend among some of the biggest midstream players with operators growing their asset bases as a result of increased supply and demand for liquids and gas. This is great news for an industry still in the midst of recovering from a downturn that began in 2014.

While there have been signs of a market upturn, arguably none have been as strong as the remarks from officials at Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) and The Williams Cos. (NYSE: WMB) during their second-quarter earning calls.

Each company reported upticks in their businesses and are moving ahead with large projects that should result in further growth for the industry, both domestically and abroad.