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Kinder Morgan Announces Warrant Repurchase Program

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Kinder Morgan Announces Warrant Repurchase Program21:00 EDT Wednesday, May 23, 2012 HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a warrant purchase program, authorizing Kinder Morgan to repurchase in the aggregate up to $250 million of its warrants to purchase shares of Kinder Morgan Class P common stock, which are currently trading on the New York Stock Exchange on a when issued basis. Repurchases may be made by Kinder Morgan from time to time in open-market or privately-negotiated transactions as permitted by securities laws and other legal requirements, and subject to market conditions and other factors. Under the repurchase program, there is no time limit for warrant repurchases, nor is there a minimum number of warrants that Kinder Morgan intends to repurchase. The repurchase program may be suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is a leading pipeline transportation and energy storage company in North America. It owns an interest in or operates more than 38,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Its pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, CO2 and other products, and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals and handle such products as ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel. KMI owns the general partner interest of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), one of the largest publicly traded pipeline limited partnerships in America, along with limited partner interest in KMP and Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR). It also operates and owns a 20 percent interest in Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America. Combined, KMI, KMP and KMR constitute the largest midstream energy entity in the United States with an enterprise value of over $65 billion. For more information please visit www.kindermorgan.com. This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.Although Kinder Morgan believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that such assumptions will materialize.Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements herein include those enumerated in Kinder Morgan's Forms 10-K and 10-Q as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Kinder Morgan, Inc.Larry Pierce, 713-369-9407Media Relationslarry_pierce@kindermorgan.comorMindy Mills Thornock, 713-369-9490Investor Relationsmindy_thornock@kindermorgan.comwww.kindermorgan.com