ONEOK, ONEOK Partners Make Management Changes

ONEOK Inc. and ONEOK Partners L.P. have named James C. Kneale, 56, currently president and chief operating officer of ONEOK, has assumed additional responsibilities as president and chief operating officer of ONEOK Partners.
The position was previously held by John W. Gibson, chief executive officer of ONEOK, and chairman and chief executive officer of ONEOK Partners, to whom Kneale will continue to report.
Reporting to Kneale will be Pierce H. Norton II, 48, and Terry K. Spencer, 49, who are both promoted to executive vice presidents of ONEOK, Inc. Norton will continue as executive vice president — natural gas of ONEOK Partners, and Spencer will continue as executive vice president — natural gas liquids of ONEOK Partners. They previously reported to Gibson.
Samuel Combs III, president of ONEOK Distribution Companies, and Stephan R. Guy, senior vice president of technical services, will now report to Norton. Both had previously reported to Kneale.
Roger N. Mitchell, 56, has been named president of Oklahoma Natural Gas, succeeding Phyllis S. Worley who is retiring after 38 years of service. Gregory A. Phillips, 45, currently regional vice president for Texas Gas Service, has been promoted to president, succeeding Mitchell. A replacement for Phillips will be named at a later date. Mitchell and Phillips will report to Combs. These changes are effective following Worley’s retirement.
Patrick J. McDonie, 47, has been promoted to president of energy services and will report to Spencer. McDonie was previously senior vice president of energy services and had reported to Kneale. Charles M. Kelley, 49, has been promoted to senior vice president of energy services responsible for origination, retail and business development, reporting to McDonie. He was previously vice president, origination.
D. Lamar Miller, 48, has been named senior vice president of compliance, a new position, reporting to John R. Barker, senior vice president and general counsel. Miller was previously senior vice president of energy services and had reported to Kneale. S. Eric Grimshaw, 56, has been promoted to vice president, associate general counsel and corporate secretary, reporting to Barker; he was previously associate general counsel and corporate secretary.



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