Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure On January 15, 2014 , we announced that our board of directors approved a cash dividend of 40 cents per share of common stock. A copy of the news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. On January 16, 2014 , ONEOK Partners, L.P. ( ONEOK Partners ) announced that the board of directors of its general partner, ONEOK Partners GP, L.L.C. , a wholly owned subsidiary of ONEOK, Inc. , approved a cash distribution of 73 cents per unit for the fourth quarter 2013. A copy of the news release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference. The information disclosed in this Item 7.01, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. Item 8.01 Other Events On January 15, 2014 , our board of directors approved a cash dividend of 40 cents per share of common stock, payable February 18, 2014 , to shareholders of record at the close of business February 10, 2014 . On January 16, 2014 , the board of directors of ONEOK Partners' general partner, ONEOK Partners GP, L.L.C. , approved a cash distribution of 73 cents per unit effective for the fourth quarter 2013. The fourth-quarter distribution is payable on February 14, 2014 , to unitholders of record as of January 31, 2014 . We own approximately 92.8 million common and Class B limited partner units and the entire 2 percent general partner interest, including incentive distribution rights, which together represented a 41.2 percent ownership interest in ONEOK Partners as of December 31, 2013 . We receive our portion of the referenced fourth-quarter distribution in accordance with our ownership interests as provided under the terms of the ONEOK Partners partnership agreement. Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits (d) Exhibits Exhibit Number Description News release issued by ONEOK, Inc. dated January 15, 2014 - 99.1 Dividend. News release issued by ONEOK Partners, L.P. dated January 16, 2014 99.2 - Quarterly Distribution. 2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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