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Williams Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

November 8, 2018

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 8, 2018--Williams’ (NYSE: WMB) board of directors has approved a regular dividend of $0.34 per share, or $1.36 annualized, on the company’s common stock, payable on Dec. 31, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on Dec. 14, 2018.

The new amount is a 13.33 percent increase from Williams’ fourth-quarter 2017 quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, paid in December 2017.

Williams has paid a common stock dividend every quarter since 1974.

About Williams

Williams (NYSE: WMB) is a premier provider of large-scale infrastructure connecting U.S. natural gas and natural gas products to growing demand for cleaner fuel and feedstocks. Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Williams is an industry-leading, investment grade C-Corp with operations across the natural gas value chain including gathering, processing, interstate transportation and storage of natural gas and natural gas liquids. With major positions in top U.S. supply basins, Williams owns and operates more than 33,000 miles of pipelines system wide – including Transco, the nation’s largest volume and fastest growing pipeline – providing natural gas for clean-power generation, heating and industrial use. Williams’ operations handle approximately 30 percent of U.S. natural gas. www.williams.com

Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined by federal law. Although the company believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. Any such statements are made in reliance on the “safe harbor” protections provided under the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Additional information about issues that could lead to material changes in performance is contained in the company’s annual and quarterly reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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CONTACT: Williams

Media Contact:

Keith Isbell, 918-573-7308

or

Investor Contacts:

John Porter, 918-573-0797

or

Paul Schroedter, 918-573-9673

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OKLAHOMA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OIL/GAS

SOURCE: Williams

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