Kim Dang in the Houston Chronicle

Kinder Morgan CEO Kim Dang sat down with the Houston Chronicle on her first day in her new role.

"Dang prefers to focus on personal excellence as she steers the Houston pipeline giant through the energy transition. Energy companies such as Kinder Morgan are grappling with how to serve the urgent energy needs of the moment while laying the groundwork for a future model that uses less fossil fuel."

David Michels in The Wall Street Journal

For Kinder Morgan, a higher tax would mean lower stock prices are needed at the time of share repurchases, Chief Financial Officer David Michels recently told the The Wall Street Journal. “We only really consider share repurchases when we have an attractive repurchase price,” the CFO said. At 1%, the excise tax is a consideration, but not a very large part of any decision on buybacks, according to Michels. 

Kimberly Watson Speaks at FERC Forum

Kimberly Watson, Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines President, recently spoke at a meeting held by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in early September where she asked regulators to support the buildout of new infrastructure to both reduce dependence on imported liquefied natural gas while continuing to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Tom Martin in Institutional Investor

“There are still multiple federal, legal, and local challenges to the permitting process that add risks and potential delays to all new projects,” says Tom Martin, incoming president of Kinder Morgan, which moves 40 percent of U.S natural gas production through its 70,000 miles of pipeline. The near absence of new permits means that Kinder Morgan’s existing pipeline network is more valuable than ever, allowing the company to charge higher contract rates.

Kinder Morgan Named One of America’s Best Employers for Veterans

Kinder Morgan was recently named one of America’s best employers for veterans by Forbes.