Williams Completes $850 Million Offer of Senior Notes

  Williams Completes $850 Million Offer of Senior Notes

Business Wire

TULSA, Okla. -- December 18, 2012

Williams (NYSE: WMB) today announced that it has completed a public offering
of $850 million of its 3.7-percent senior notes due 2023 at a price of 99.722
percent of par.

Williams intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance a
portion of its investments in Access Midstream Partners GP, L.L.C. and Access
Midstream Partners, L.P. that were previously announced on Dec. 11, 2012.

UBS Investment Bank, Barclays and Citigroup acted as joint book-running
managers for the offering.

This news release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer
to buy any of these securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation
or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is
unlawful. A copy of the prospectus supplement and related base prospectus may
be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov
or from the underwriters by contacting:

UBS Investment Bank
Attention: Prospectus Department
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171
Phone: 888-827-7275

c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Phone: 888-603-5847
E-mail: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com

c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
Phone: 800-831-9146
Email: batprospectusdept@citi.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 reports filed with
the SEC.


Media Contact:
Jeff Pounds, 918-573-3332
Investor Contacts:
John Porter, 918-573-0797
Sharna Reingold, 918-573-2078
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