Frank Billings became Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development in January 2014. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Northeastern Gathering and Processing. He is responsible for enterprise-level strategy, business development and customer relationship management.
Billings is a director on the board of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ), an industry-leading master limited partnership with operations across the natural gas value chain.
In August 2010 Billings rejoined Williams as Vice President of Business Development and since then has held several roles including Vice President, Onshore Gathering and Processing and Vice President, Onshore East.
Prior to rejoining Williams, Billings was President of the privately owned Cumberland Plateau Pipeline Company. From July 2008 to June 2009, he served as the Senior Vice President – Commercial of Crosstex Energy, Inc. and Crosstex Energy L.P.
Prior to joining Crosstex, Billings worked for Williams from 1988 to 2008 in a variety of roles including Vice President of Business Development for Williams Midstream and Williams Partners L.P. and as Vice President of Business Development. He served as the top leader overseeing Midstream’s on-shore business development activities, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
Prior to the Williams-MAPCO merger in 1998, Billings spent 10 years with MAPCO in various management roles in the natural gas liquids business. He was General Manager, NGL Supply and Trading, responsible for MAPCO’s NGL supply and trading activity and MAPCO’s unregulated natural gas liquids assets. Billings also was commercial manager for MAPCO’s NGL pipeline transportation, fractionation and underground storage businesses.
Billings received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and earned his M.B.A. from the University of Tulsa in 1992.
Billings serves on the boards of Warburton Capital, the Tulsa Zoo and The Williams Foundation. He previously served on the boards of the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Billings has spoken at many energy conferences, events and seminars, including Platts Energy Conferences, the Gas Processors Association Convention and Infocast events.