Energy infrastructure company Williams (NYSE:WMB) has elected Ralph Izzo to the company's board of directors. This increases the size of Williams' board to 11.
Izzo has more than 20 years experience as a senior executive in the energy industry. He is currently chairman, president and CEO of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., a publicly traded (NYSE:PEG) diversified energy company headquartered in New Jersey and one of the largest electric utilities in the United States.
Williams is one of the leading energy infrastructure companies in North America. It owns interests in or operates 15,000 miles of interstate gas pipelines, 1,000 miles of NGL transportation pipelines, and more than 10,000 miles of oil and gas gathering pipelines. The company's facilities have daily gas processing capacity of 6.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas and NGL production of more than 200,000 barrels per day. Williams owns approximately 68 percent of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ), one of the largest diversified energy master limited partnerships. Williams Partners owns most of Williams' interstate gas pipeline and domestic midstream assets. The company's headquarters is in Tulsa, Okla.