The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1987

Headquarters

One Williams Center, PO Box 2400, Tulsa, OK, 74172, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

4,812

Industries

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

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Head, Nonregulated Operating Segment

Head, Regulated Operating Segment

Senior Vice President, NGL & Petchem Services

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development

Senior Vice President, Project Execution

Founder & Director

Board of Directors

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

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Newmont Corp.

Senior Vice President at The Williams Cos., Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at DCP Midstream LP

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

Fund Advisor at DMS Offshore Management Services (Europe) Ltd.

Former President at Talen Generation LLC

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

Member, Administrative Board at Cornell University - Lab of Ornithology

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Dodge & Cox employs in-house, fundamental bottom-up research, a rigorous valuation discipline, and maintains a long-term investment horizon. Their investment decisions are made by a team of seasoned investment professionals. The firm’s approach stresses an evaluation of risk relative to opportunity and they seek investments that they believe are undervalued by the market.

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FMA utilizes a research driven, fundamental, value-oriented strategy for selecting investments. In selecting their investments, the firm bases on their own analysis of the security’s intrinsic value, including, for equity securities, an analysis of book value, cash flow potential, long-term earnings and multiples of earnings. The team examines each investment separately and there are no set criteria as to specific value parameters, asset size, earnings or industry type. The management team also looks for catalysts such as complicated corporate restructurings, the sale of non-core assets, spin-offs, share buybacks, or new management teams (among other factors) which they believe will help unlock value for investors. FMA uses different strategies which include Franklin mutual shares; Franklin mutual beacon and Franklin mutual global discovery; Franklin mutual quest; Franklin mutual European; Franklin mutual US value; Franklin mutual financial services; and Franklin mutual international.

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Harvest Fund Advisors’ principal investment area is energy and energy infrastructure assets with a particular focus on US master limited partnerships (MLPs). The firm employs fundamental, value-oriented, bottom-up research, analysis, and industry knowledge to generate alpha returns. 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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The Williams Cos., Inc. purchases Utica East Ohio Midstream LLC from Momentum Midstream LLC

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

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. purchases MAPCO, Inc.

Investment Advisor

Advised onWilliams Partners LP (Inactive) purchases Williams Four Corners LLC from The Williams Cos., Inc.

Underwriter

Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. purchases Williams Partners LP

Legal Advisor

Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. purchases Williams Partners LP

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

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

Legal Advisor

Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Electronic Discovery & Information Law Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

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.

Spire Inc. operates as a public utility holding company, which provides natural gas service through its utility operations while engaging in non-regulated activities. It operates through the following business segments: Gas Utility and Gas Marketing. The Gas Utility segment includes the regulated operations of Laclede Gas Company and Alabama Gas Corporation. The Gas Marketing segment includes Laclede Energy Resources, Inc. a subsidiary engaged in the marketing of natural gas and related activities on a non-regulated basis. The company also engages in other businesses, including the transportation of liquid propane, real estate development, the compression of natural gas, financial investments in other enterprises, propane sales transactions, propane storage, and related services, and merchandise sales business. Spire was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

outhwestern Energy Company is a growing independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production within North America. We are also focused on creating and capturing additional value through our natural gas gathering and marketing businesses, which we refer to as Midstream Services. Exploration and Production - Our primary business is the exploration for and production of unconventional oil and natural gas. Our current operations are principally focused on development of unconventional oil and natural gas in the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas, the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, the Brown Dense in Arkansas and Louisiana and other new venture plays in North America. We primarily conduct our exploration and production operations through our wholly-owned subsidiaries, SEECO, Inc. and Southwestern Energy Production Company, or SEPCO. SEECO has historically operated exclusively in Arkansas. It holds a large base of both developed and undeveloped gas reserves in Arkansas and conducts the drilling programs for the Fayetteville Shale play and the conventional drilling program in the Arkansas part of the Arkoma Basin. SEPCO conducts development drilling and exploration programs in the Oklahoma portion of the Arkoma Basin, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Colorado and Montana. SWN Drilling, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEPCO, operates drilling rigs in the Fayetteville Shale play, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. Midstream Services - Our Midstream Services segment primarily supports our E&P operations and is currently concentrated on the Fayetteville Shale play. Midstream Services generates revenue from gathering fees associated with the transportation of natural gas to market and through the marketing of our own gas production and some third-party natural gas. We engage in gas gathering activities in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and Texas through our gathering subsidiaries, DeSoto Gathering Company, L.L.C. and Angelina Gathering Company, L.L.C. Our gas marketing subsidiary, Southwestern Energy Services Company, or SES, captures downstream opportunities which arise through marketing and transportation activity.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$27.2B
Total Enterprise Value
$54B
Earnings Per Share
$0.7
Revenue
$8.2B
Net Profit
$850M
EBITDA
$4.12B
EBITDAMargin
50.18%
Total Debt
$22.5B
Total Equity
$16.4B
Enterprise Value / Sales
6.59x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
13.08x
TEVNet Income
63.58x
Debt TEV
0.42x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.03%
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Ignite Sports Media partners with sports properties and media companies to provide targeted convergence media destinations for sports fans. From sports teams and leagues, Ignite licenses exclusive Internet media rights to create team- oriented Internet destinations that increase fan involvement and provide highly targeted, interactive relationships between teams, their sponsors and fans. For media companies, Ignite serves as an Internet media partner, producing custom sports destination sites for newspapers, broadcast networks, television and radio stations, and Internet portals. Included among Ignite's media clients are America Online, AltaVista, Zip2, and GolfServ.com. Ignite's quality content comes from leading sources, including SportsTicker, the Associated Press, Pro Sports Xchange and the company's major sports team partners.

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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.

Suppliers
Corinth Pipeworks Holdings SA Metal Manufacturing & Products | Maroussi, Greece

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, South Korea

Husteel Co. Ltd. engages in the production of steel pipes. Its products include oil country tubular goods, line pipe, pipes for steel tower, boilers, and others. 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.

Competitors
Kinder Morgan, Inc. Oil & Gas - Houston, TX

Kinder Morgan, Inc. is an energy infrastructure company, which 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 and storage systems, natural gas and crude oil gathering systems, and natural gas processing and treating facilities. The CO2 segment focuses 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 consists of 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 and 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 and jet fuel, propane, crude oil, and condensate to various markets. The Kinder Morgan Canada segment operates 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.

Enbridge, Inc. Oil & Gas - Calgary, Canada

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.

ONEOK, Inc. Oil & Gas - Tulsa, OK

ONEOK consists of three business segments: Distribution, Energy Services and ONEOK Partners. Distribution: Provides low-risk and stable cash flow Rate strategies have led to an increase in sustainable earnings and improved returned on equity Energy Services: Combined supply, transportation and storage contracts provide premium service to customers Positions us to capture upside in the market ONEOK Partners ONEOK's primary growth engine Provides non-discretionary services to natural gas producers and various customers

Awards & Honors
Rank #364
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #364
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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