The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           The Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                   Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE61FSA                                                                                             Publication Date: MAR 2013

          One Williams Center                                Phone              +1 918 5732000                  Revenue          7,486 (million USD)
          Tulsa, OK                                          Fax                +1 918 5736714                  Net Profit       859 (million USD)
          74172                                              Website            www.williams.com                Employees        4,639
                                                                                WMB [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       The Williams Companies, Inc. (Williams) is an energy infrastructure company. Williams undertakes the business activities
       including natural gas gathering, treating, and processing; natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation, storage and transportation; oil
       transportation; and olefins production. Its operations span from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian oil sands including
       midstream gathering and processing assets, an olefins production facility, and interstate natural gas pipelines. The company
       owns around 68% of Williams Partners L.P. Williams Partners owns the company's interstate gas pipeline and domestic
       midstream assets.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      The Williams Companies, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Alan S. Armstrong                   Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Frank T. MacInnis                   Chairman
                                                                                      Business Operations                    Decreased Efficiency Ratios
         Joseph R. Cleveland                 Director
                                                                                      Operational Network
         Kathleen B. Cooper                  Director
         John A. Hagg                        Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisitions and Joint Fluctuating Oil Markets
       Share Data                                                                     Ventures
                                                                                                                       Intense Competition
         The Williams Companies, Inc.
                                                                                      Rising Demand for Petroleum
        Share Price (USD) as on 22-Mar-                                36.87          Products in the US
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.16
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                      25,108         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                37,680
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     681
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 18, 2013         Williams To Build And Operate PDH Facility In
                                                                                                           Alberta
                                                                                      Feb 20, 2013         Williams Reports 2012 Financial Results
                                                                                      Jan 30, 2013         Fluor Wins Contract From Williams For PDH
                                                                                                           Project In Canada
                                                                                      Nov 14, 2012         Williams Receives Approval For Modifying
                                                                                                           Pipeline Crossing In Chester County,
                                                                                                           Pennsylvania
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................... 5
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................ 6
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................. 7
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................... 8
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Key Operational Summary ............................................................................................................... 9
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - History ............................................................................................................................................ 10
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................... 14
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................ 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 20
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Business Description ..................................................................................................................... 20
          Business Description - Access Midstream Partners ..................................................................................................................... 20
             Access Midstream Partners - Overview .................................................................................................................................... 20
          Business Description - Williams NGL & Petchem Services .......................................................................................................... 21
             Williams NGL & Petchem Services - Overview ......................................................................................................................... 21
             Williams NGL & Petchem Services - Production ....................................................................................................................... 21
             Williams NGL & Petchem Services - Financials ........................................................................................................................ 21
          Business Description - Williams Partners ..................................................................................................................................... 21
             Williams Partners - Overview .................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Williams Partners - Production .................................................................................................................................................. 22
             Williams Partners - Financials ................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Williams Partners - Market View ............................................................................................................................................... 22
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Corporate Strategy......................................................................................................................... 23
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................. 24
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 24
          The Williams Companies, Inc. - Strengths .................................................................................................................................... 24
             Strength - Business Operations ................................................................................................................................................ 24
             Strength - Operational Network ................................................................................................................................................. 24
             Strength - Liquidity Position....................................................................................................................................................... 24
          The Williams Companies, Inc. - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................... 25
             Weakness - Decreased Efficiency Ratios.................................................................................................................................. 25
          The Williams Companies, Inc. - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................. 25
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions and Joint Ventures............................................................................................................ 25
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Petroleum Products in the US ............................................................................................... 25
             Opportunity - Business Expansion ............................................................................................................................................ 25
          The Williams Companies, Inc. - Threats ....................................................................................................................................... 26
             Threat - Fluctuating Oil Markets ................................................................................................................................................ 26
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 26
             Threat - Fluctuations in the Oil and Gas Prices ......................................................................................................................... 26
       The Williams Companies, Inc. - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................ 27


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       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 28
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 30
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 30
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 31
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 32
       Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances ........................................................................................ 33
          The Williams Companies, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 ............................................................................. 33
          The Williams Companies, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................
				
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Description: The Williams Companies, Inc. (Williams) is an energy infrastructure company. Williams undertakes the business activities including natural gas gathering, treating, and processing; natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation, storage and transportation; oil transportation; and olefins production. Its operations span from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian oil sands including midstream gathering and processing assets, an olefins production facility, and interstate natural gas pipelines. The company owns around 68% of Williams Partners L.P. Williams Partners owns the company's interstate gas pipeline and domestic midstream assets.
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