SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)

TULSA OK 74172

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock(1) 02/23/2022 A 123,506 A $0.00 1,498,295 D
Common Stock 02/23/2022 M 159,681 A $29.11 1,657,976 D
Common Stock 02/23/2022 S 156,523 D $30.177 1,501,453 D
Common Stock 34,264 I By Trust(2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units(3) $0.00 02/23/2022 A 171,798 02/23/2025 02/23/2025 Common Stock 171,798 $0.00 876,609 D
Employee Options (Right to Buy) $29.11 02/23/2022 M 53,227 02/27/2013 02/25/2022 Common Stock 53,227 $0.00 1,106,117 D
Employee Options (Right to Buy) $29.11 02/23/2022 M 53,227 02/27/2014 02/25/2022 Common Stock 53,227 $0.00 1,052,890 D
Employee Options (Right to Buy) $29.11 02/23/2022 M 53,227 02/27/2015 02/25/2022 Common Stock 53,227 $0.00 999,663 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Payout in shares of common stock of restricted stock units (RSUs), in a transaction exempt under Rules 16b-3(d) and 16b-6(b), as awarded under The Williams Companies, Inc. 2007 Incentive Plan.
2. Alan and Shelly Armstrong Family Foundation dated 12/16/2015, Alan and Shelly Armstrong, Trustees.
3. Vesting is subject to applicable grant agreement and Compensation and Management Development Committee certification that the Company has met applicable performance requirements. Return on capital employed and available funds from operations per share are each weighted at 50 percent and are measured against predetermined targets. Additionally, relative total shareholder return is used as a performance modifier potentially increasing or decreasing the calculated result by up to 25%. The final potential payout will range 0 percent to 200 percent of the awarded number of units.
Cheryl L. Mahon, Attorney-in-Fact 02/25/2022
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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