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Bracewell Represents Kinder Morgan in the Sale of a 50% Equity Interest in Southern Natural Gas to Southern Company

July 11, 2016

HOUSTON – Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) announced a strategic venture pursuant to which The Southern Company will acquire from KMI a 50 percent equity interest in Southern Natural Gas (SNG). Inclusive of existing SNG debt, the transaction equates to an SNG total enterprise value of approximately $4.15 billion which implies a value of $1.47 billion for The Southern Company’s 50 percent share of the equity interest.

Kinder Morgan attorneys involved in the transaction include:

David R. DeVeau, General Counsel; J. Curtis Moffatt, Deputy General Counsel; R. Eric McCord, Assistant General Counsel; Patricia S. Francis, Assistant General Counsel; Jordan H. Mintz, Chief Tax Officer; and Jeffrey A. Utay, Vice President, Tax

Bracewell attorneys involved in the transaction include:

Partners: W. Cleland Dade, Jason M. JeanGregory M. Bopp, Troy L. Harder, Robert A. JacobsonD. Kirk Morgan II, Aaron P. Roffwarg and Timothy A. Wilkins

Senior Counsel: Elena V. Rubinov

Associates: Aaron N. Carpenter, Mona M. Cannon, Yaniv M. Maman, Kathryn M. Schroeder and Caitlin E. Tweed