2012 Two-for-One Stock Disclosure

(To remain posted until June 1, 2022 per Treasury Regulation Section 1.6045B-1(a)(3))

The following information is intended to comply with the requirements of Treasury Regulation Section


  1. ONEOK, Inc.
    Tax Identification Number 73-1520922
  2. Common Stock
    CUSIP: 682680103
  3. Contact Information:
    Investor Relations Department
    ONEOK, Inc.
    P.O. Box 871
    Tulsa, OK 74102-0871
    Phone: 1-877-208-7318
  4. On February 15, 2012, the ONEOK, Inc. Board of Directors authorized a two-for-one split of ONEOK common stock, subject to shareholder approval of a proposal to increase the number of authorized shares of ONEOK common stock to 600 million shares from 300 million shares. At the ONEOK 2012 annual meeting of shareholders held May 23, 2012, ONEOK's shareholders approved the referenced increase in the authorized shares of ONEOK common stock. Accordingly, the two-for-one split was effected by a distribution on June 1, 2012, of one share of stock for each share outstanding and held by shareholders of record on May 24, 2012.
  5. The Stock Split was a non-taxable transaction under Section 305(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"). The Stock Split resulted in the allocation of the existing tax basis in the ONEOK, Inc. common stock held equally between the existing share and the share received in the stock dividend. Section 307(a) of the Code."

RS Circular 230 disclosure: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under federal, state or local tax law or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.

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