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News May 16, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises Underwriters in ONEOK Partners, L.P.’s Public Offering of Common Units

Shearman & Sterling represented Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, UBS Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC as joint bookrunning managers and representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the $736.7 million (including overallotment option) public offering of common units representing limited partner interests of ONEOK Partners, L.P.

ONEOK Partners, L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded master limited partnerships and a leader in the gathering, processing, storage and transportation of natural gas in the United States.

The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Robert Evans (New York-Capital Markets) and Russell Sacks (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory); counsel Jason Pratt (New York-Environmental); and associates Fraser Hartley (New York-Capital Markets), Jennifer Morton (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), Laura Mulry (New York-Environmental), Judy Fisher (Washington, DC-Tax), Andrew Vinci (New York-Capital Markets), Reed Schuster (New York-Capital Markets), Leo Wong (Hong Kong-Capital Markets), Jenny Ding (New York-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) and Julia Twarog (New York-Corporate Group).