The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

The Williams Cos., Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1987

Headquarters

One Williams Center,Tulsa, OK 74172

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

5,322

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

Chief Executive Officer

President & Chief Executive Officer

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-Corporate Development & Planning

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

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.

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

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 Chief Investment Officer at New York State Common Retirement Fund

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

Member, Administrative Board at Cornell University - Lab of Ornithology

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Owners & Shareholders
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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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CFSAMA manages funds across a diverse range of domestic and global asset classes, including Australian and global equities (such as global listed infrastructure and property securities), cash, fixed interest and credit. The firm's key strategies are global listed infrastructure and global property securities. For global listed infrastructure, their investment process utilizes an active, bottom-up security selection process that aims to exploit market inefficiencies. They target undervalued securities where the market underestimates the level and quality of sustainable free cash flows. The firm looks for companies with robust business models and strong management execution. For global property securities, the investment process is primarily focused on bottom-up stock research. CFSAMA focuses on undervalued real estate securities with sound qualitative attributes and sustainable earnings growth. Securities are then ranked within each region according to valuation and qualitative measures. The investment team of regional specialists undertakes rigorous research process and proprietary valuation techniques identifying mispriced opportunities in a risk-adjusted framework in order to achieve outperformance objectives. Focused research effort in real estate markets that are under-researched provides further opportunities to add value to portfolios. A great deal of emphasis is placed on meetings with individual companies in order to help identify undervalued securities.

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RREEF's securities analysis methods include fundamental analysis, for their liquid real estates. Their main sources of information are financial periodicals, inspections of corporate activities, third party research materials, annual reports, prospectus and filings with the SEC and company press releases. They also procure information from external real estate professionals, conducts independent research, and factors in the state of real estate, real asset and infrastructure securities markets when it makes investment decisions. For RREEF's direct real estate separately managed accounts and non-registered pooled vehicles, teams of experienced officers perform acquisitions research, analyses and negotiations. Their \"due diligence period\" commences upon identification of a suitable asset to verify the information provided by the seller. For the firm's infrastructure debt investments, they developed a process wherein it plans to target newly originated loans in the primary market based on its view that such loans will generally offer higher risk-adjusted returns than secondary market investments.

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

Insider Transactions
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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 Common Stock

Legal Advisor

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

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Advised onThe Williams Cos., Inc. issued Common Stock

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

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

Legal Advisor

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

Legal Advisor

Partner at Sidley Austin 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.

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.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second-largest producer of natural gas, the 11th largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company's operations are focused on discovering and developing unconventional natural gas and oil fields onshore in the U.S. Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Eagle Ford, Utica, Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Mississippi Lime and Niobrara unconventional liquids plays and in the Marcellus, Haynesville/Bossier and Barnett unconventional natural gas shale plays. The company also owns substantial marketing and oilfield services businesses through its subsidiaries Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. and Chesapeake Oilfield Services, L.L.C.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$28.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$45.1B
Earnings Per Share
$-0.16
Revenue
$8.69B
Net Profit
$-155M
EBITDA
$3.8B
EBITDAMargin
43.69%
Total Debt
$22.4B
Total Equity
$16B
Enterprise Value Sales
5.19x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.88x
TEVNet Income
-290.88x
Debt TEV
0.5x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.69%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.83%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$2,500 - $4,999
2015
$500 - $999
2012
$500 - $999
2012
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Political Donations
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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, 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 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. 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
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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