Williams has secured its spot as the largest natural gas gatherer in the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin by closing two previously announced midstream acquisitions valued at a combined $1.27 billion.

Williams acquired Cureton Front Range LLC, whose assets include gas gathering pipelines and two processing plants serving producers across 225,000 dedicated acres.

Williams also purchased private equity giant KKR’s 50% ownership stake in Rocky Mountain Midstream Holdings LLC (RMM), making Williams the 100% owner of RMM.

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“We remain committed to executing on acquisitions that progress our overall strategy to maintain top positions in the basins...