The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

Date Founded



One Williams Center,Tulsa, OK 74172

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Oil & Gas
Other Business & Consulting Services
Power & Utilities
Computer Software

Company Description

The Williams Cos., Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company, which explores, produces, transports, sells and processes natural gas and petroleum products. It operates through three segments: Williams Partners; and Others. The Williams Partners segment includes gas pipeline and domestic midstream businesses. The gas pipeline business includes interstate natural gas pipelines and pipeline joint venture investments, and the midstream business provides natural gas gathering, treating and processing services; NGL production, fractionation, storage, marketing and transportation and deepwater production handling and crude oil transportation services. The Other segment comprises of corporate operations; olefins pipeline assets; and Canada assets. The company was founded by David Williams and Miller Williams in 1908 and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Head, Nonregulated Operating Segment

Head, Regulated Operating Segment

Senior Vice President, Northeast Gathering & Processing

Senior Vice President, NGL & Petchem Services

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman at Third Coast Midstream Holdings LLC

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Magnolia Oil & Gas

President & Chief Executive Officer at Pioneer Natural Resources Co.

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Williams Cos., Inc.

Director of International Politics & Economics, Tower Center at Southern Methodist University

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at PPL Corp.

Former Senior Resident Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Newmont Goldcorp Corp.

Former Chief Investment Officer at New York State Common Retirement Fund

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at EPCO Holdings, Inc.

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BlackRock Advisors offers investors around the world a variety of investment products that span across asset classes, market-caps, investment styles and geographic regions. The product range also includes sector funds, long-only and long/short portfolios, as well as products that combine different strategies to create balanced, multi asset and asset allocation portfolios. The firm offers strategies for investments in equities, fixed-income, cash management, multi-asset classes, and alternative investments. BlackRock Advisors manages a full range of equity strategies that cover the entire risk/return spectrum. They also offer opportunities that target specific market sectors, as well as asset allocation and balanced investment strategies. They offer fixed-income strategies designed to meet an array of client risk/return profiles and to add value in all market environments. Their fixed-income investment strategy is based on a globally-integrated approach to information sharing and risk management. Blackrock Advisors utilize fixed income strategies that are actively managed or model or index based. They often consider credit ratings when analyzing bonds, notes and other debt-related investments for client accounts.

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Tortoise Capital Advisors' primary investment strategy is fundamentals based, long-only, with an emphasis on managing risk which they define as the potential for a permanent loss of capital. However, their investment strategies may include short-term purchases and trading where appropriate, as indicated by their fundamental and technical analysis. The firm may employ other strategies for investment company clients involving leveraging and hedging, or writing (selling) covered call options on selected equity securities in the client's portfolio. These other strategies may include currency hedging transactions and interest rate transactions such as swaps, caps and floors. Tortoise Capital Advisors evaluate companies operating in the entire energy value chain to gain a better understanding of the impact on the firm's respective investments. They have primary coverage on all midstream MLPs and pipeline c-corporations in the investment universe, and a majority of the large energy and power companies. Tortoise Capital Advisors have secondary coverage on all other MLPs, as well as a majority of the energy value chain in their investment universe.

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Harvest Fund Advisors' principal investment area is energy and energy infrastructure assets with a particular focus on US MLPs. They use fundamental, value-oriented, bottom-up research, analysis, and industry knowledge to generate alpha. The funds may be organized in the US or in a foreign jurisdiction as limited liability companies, limited partnerships, trusts, or offshore corporations, partnerships, trusts, or any other legal entity. For some of their clients or funds, Harvest Fund Advisors may purchase or sell derivatives instruments or swaps.

Recent Transactions
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Crestwood Equity Partners LP, Crestwood Niobrara LLC purchase Jackalope Gas Gathering Services LLC from The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Easton Energy LLC purchases Williams Cos., Inc. /Gulf Coast Natural Gas Liquids Pipelines from The Williams Cos., Inc.

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The Williams Cos., Inc. purchases Williams Partners LP

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Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

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Co-Chair, Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Northwest Natural Holding Co. operates through its subsidiaries, which engages in the local distribution of gas and water. It supplies natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. The company is headquartered in Portland, OR.

Genie Energy Ltd., (NYSE: GNE) believes that competition and ceaseless innovation are required to meet the world’s growing demand for affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable sources of energy. Genie Energy is comprised of two divisions: IDT Energy and Genie Oil and Gas IDT Energy Founded in 2004, IDT Energy has grown to become the largest independent residential energy service provider (REP) in New York State. In 2010, IDT Energy entered deregulated markets in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and entered is fourth state, Maryland, in 2012. The key to IDT Energy’s success is its commitment to consumer choice. IDT Energy offers flexible rate plans without the commitment of contracts, up-front deposits, sign up fees, early termination fees or cancellation penalties. For more information, visit IDT Energy. Genie Oil and Gas (GOGAS) GOGAS is pioneering technologies to produce clean and affordable transportation fuels from the world’s abundant supply of oil shales and other fuel resources. GOGAS seeks to leverage its technical expertise to access resources on a scale sufficient to materially contribute to the energy independence and long term prosperity of the countries in which it operates. GOGAS contains interests in two oil shale development initiatives: American Shale Oil, LLC (AMSO) American Shale Oil, LLC (AMSO) Israel Energy Initiatives (IEI) Israel Energy Initiatives (IEI) American Shale Oil, LLC (AMSO) holds a U.S. Bureau of Land Management Research, Demonstration and Development lease to develop oil shale on federal lands in the Piceance Basin of Colorado. Based on U.S. Geological Service data and its own field work, AMSO estimates that there are approximately 10 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place within its 5,120 acre preferential lease right area. Its plan for commercial operations targets approximately 20 percent of the available resource. AMSO is a 50/50 joint venture with Total, SA, the world’s fifth largest integrated oil and gas E&P company. Israel Energy Initiatives (IEI) holds an exclusive shale oil exploration and production license in the Shfela region of Israel. There are an estimated 40 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place within IEI’s 238 square kilometer license area. In these projects, GOGAS is investing heavily to develop and deploy environmentally sustainable approaches to oil shale development. AMSO and IEI are pioneering new techniques and technologies to preserve the quality of ground water, reduce carbon emissions, and minimize impacts on their respective local landscapes. Genie Oil and Gas also includes Genie Energy’s interest in Genie Israel Oil and Gas, Ltd. In February of 2013, Genie Israel Oil and Gas, Ltd., was granted an exclusive petroleum exploration license by the government of Israel covering 396.5 square kilometers in the Southern portion of the Golan Heights.

Global Partners LP engages in purchasing, selling, storing, and logistics of transporting petroleum and related products. It operates through the following business segments; Wholesale, Gasoline Distribution and Station Operations (GDSO), and Commercial. The Wholesale segment sells branded and unbranded gasoline and gasoline blendstocks and diesel to wholesale distributors. The GDSO segment includes sales of branded and unbranded gasoline to gasoline station operators and sub jobbers. The Commercial segment refers to the sales and deliveries to end user customers in the public sector and to large commercial and industrial end users of unbranded gasoline, home heating oil, diesel, kerosene, residual oil, bunker fuel, and natural gas. The company was founded in March 2005 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

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ONI Systems Corp. developed optical networking telecommunications equipment and software. It offered online products that are used in conventional ring network topologies. The company was headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Discovery Midstream Partners LLC engages in providing outstanding services to oil and gas producers. It offers natural gas and crude gathering, gas processing and treating, infield gathering and production facilities, and fresh and produced water transport. The company was founded by Steven E. Meisel and Drew R. Chambers and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Corinth Pipeworks Holdings SA Metal Manufacturing & Products | Maroussi, GI

Corinth Pipeworks Holdings SA engages in the manufacture and sale of steel pipes. It also offers final site delivery, storage, material and corrosion testing, pipe coating, pipe cutting, and technical consultancy and materials selection services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece.

Husteel Co., Ltd. Metal Manufacturing & Products | Seoul, SL

Husteel Co. Ltd. engages in the production of steel pipes. Its products include ASTM, API, BS, ANSI, UL, and JIS. The ASTM products include pipe for general purposes, pipe for conveying liquid, gas or vapor, boiler tubes, heat-exchanger & condenser tubes, steel pipe piles, steel tubes for structural purposes, mechanical tubing, and steel water-well pipe. The API products include line pipe, casing and tubing. The BS products include metal scaffolding, steel tubes suitable for pipe thread, steel tubes for mechanical, structural and general engineering purpose, and steel pipes for pressure purpose. The ANSI products include rigid steel conduit. The JIS products include steel pipe for ordinary piping, steel pipes for pressure service, steel pipes for boiler and heat exchanger, steel pipes for general structural purpose, steel pipes for machines structural purpose, steel square pipe for general structural purpose, rigid steel conduit, arc welded varbon steel pipes, polyethylene coated steel pipe, galvanized pipe for water service, polyethylene powder lining steel pipes for water works, steel pipe piles, and corrosion resistance welded steel pipes for water service. The company was founded on April 18, 1967 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

MRC Global, Inc. Power & Utilities | Houston, TX

MRC Global is the largest global industrial distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) and related products and services to the energy industry based on sales, and we hold the leading position in our industry across each of the upstream (exploration, production and extraction of underground oil and natural gas), midstream (gathering and transmission of oil and natural gas, natural gas utilities and the storage and distribution of oil and natural gas) and downstream (petrochemical processing, crude oil refining and general industrials) sectors. We offer more than 150,000 stock keeping units, including an extensive array of PVF, oilfield supply, automation, instrumentation and other general and specialty industry supply products. Through our North American and International segments we serve our more than 12,000 active customers through over 410 service locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. Oil & Gas - HOUSTON, TX

Kinder Morgan, Inc. is an energy infrastructure company. It engages in the operation of pipelines and terminals that transport natural gas; gasoline; crude oil; carbon dioxide (CO2) and other products and stores petroleum products chemicals; and handles bulk materials like ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel. The firm operates through the following segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Product Pipelines and Kinder Morgan Canada. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment engages in the ownership and operation of major interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline & storage systems, and natural gas & crude oil gathering systems and natural gas processing & treating facilities. The CO2 segment is focused on the production, transportation and marketing of CO2 to oil fields that use CO2 as a flooding medium for recovering crude oil from mature oil fields to increase production. The Terminals segment engages in the ownership and operation of liquids and bulk terminal facilities located throughout the U.S. and portions of Canada that transload and store refined petroleum products, crude oil, chemicals, ethanol & bulk products, including coal, petroleum coke, fertilizer, steel and ores. The Products Pipelines segment owns and operates refined petroleum products, NGL and crude oil and condensate pipelines that primarily deliver, among other products, gasoline, diesel & jet fuel, propane, crude oil and condensate to various markets. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment is focused on the operation of the Trans Mountain pipeline system that transports crude oil and refined petroleum products from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for marketing terminals and refineries in British Columbia, Canada and the state of Washington. The company was founded by Richard D. Kinder and William V. Morgan in February 1997 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Keyera Corp. Oil & Gas - Calgary, AB

Keyera is one of the largest independent natural gas and natural gas liquids midstream businesses in western Canada. Our operating businesses provide a range of gathering, processing, fractionation, storage, transportation and marketing services to the oil and gas industry. As a “midstream” business, Keyera is not engaged in exploration and production; rather we focus on providing essential services to producers and delivering natural gas liquids and other related products to key markets across North America. We provide these services through our two integrated business lines: Gathering and Processing, and the Liquids Business Unit. The Liquids Business Unit consists of the NGL Infrastructure and Marketing segments. Since 1998, Keyera has developed a strong reputation for our expertise in operating complex energy processing facilities safely and responsibly, in a manner that demonstrates respect for our employees and the communities we call home. We are committed to continuing our record of conducting our business ethically, safely and in an environmentally and financially responsible manner. Under the guidance of our dedicated management team, together with our experienced and innovative employees, we have proven our ability to deliver financial and operational results. We are very proud of our track record and plan to continue to pursue our goal of delivering steady value growth based on sustainable, competitive energy facilities.

Enbridge, Inc. Oil & Gas - Calgary, AB

Over the past 60 years, Enbridge has become a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America and is proud to be recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. We transport energy, operating the world's longest, most sophisticated crude oil and liquids transportation system. We have a significant and growing presence in the natural gas transmission and midstream businesses, and an increasing involvement in power transmission. We generate energy, expanding our interests in renewable and green energy technologies including wind and solar energy, geothermal and hybrid fuel cells. We distribute energy, owning and operating Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, and provide distribution services in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. Enbridge manages and has a 72.3 per cent overall interest in Enbridge Income Fund and a 25.5 per cent overall ownership in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Enbridge’s corporate headquarters are in Calgary, Alberta and we employ about 6,900 people in Canada and the United States and are ranked as one of the Top 100 Employers to Work for in Canada, and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. Enbridge Inc. common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB.

Awards & Honors
Rank #364
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #364
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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