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Williams

(Public)  
Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling
5,000 - 10,000 employees  |  
Overview


An integrated natural gas company, Williams produces, gathers, processes and transports clean-burning natural gas to heat homes and power electric generation across the country.

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Williams is one of America's leading natural gas companies, with production, gathering, processing and transmission in critical basins and markets across the country. We're well positioned to help meet the growing demand for natural gas as a cleaner-burning domestic energy source. A career at Williams can be as challenging, exciting and rewarding as you make it. Learn more about the many opportunities we have to offer.

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Our History


Williams traces its roots to 1908 with two brothers' construction projects in Fort Smith, Ark. Within a few years Miller and David Williams were building cross-country natural gas and petroleum pipelines. By the time the brothers relocated to Tulsa in 1919, they had a reputation for doing a job on time and on budget.

For more than 60 years, the company did business as Williams Brothers. We adopted The Williams Companies, Inc. name in the 1970s, reflecting our diverse businesses. That remains our legal name today, even though we began going by the simplified name "Williams" in 1997.

In 1966, Williams paid $287 million for the country's largest petroleum products pipeline (known as Great Lakes Pipe Line Company). The new company laid the cornerstone for the modern-era Williams.

The company began assembling its nationwide system of interstate natural gas pipelines in 1982 with the purchase of Northwest Energy Company.

Contact Us


One Williams Center
Tulsa, OK 74172
Phone (within Tulsa): 918-573-2000