The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a Williams proposal to expand the existing Transco pipeline to provide additional natural gas service to utility companies and a municipal entity in northwest Georgia. The Dalton Expansion Project will deliver natural gas to an existing electric generating facility in northern Georgia operated by Oglethorpe Power Corp., … Continue reading Georgia pipeline project reaches major milestone
The Washington Post reported last week that a new study suggests that the key to adding more renewables to the power grid in large volumes will involve installing a large number of fast-ramping natural gas plants, which can fill in quickly whenever renewable generation slips. Reporter Chris Mooney writes that although the U.S. has ambitious plans for clean … Continue reading Wind and solar’s BFF: Natural gas
It’s August 11 or 811 day, a day to remind folks to always call 811 before digging – no matter the size of the project. There are millions of miles of buried utilities crisscrossing the United States that are vital to everyday necessities like water, electricity and natural gas. You may not think that planting … Continue reading Safety Talk: Celebrate national 811 day with year-round safety
One of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with Jimmy Stewart as good ol’ George Bailey who takes the burdens of Bedford Falls on his shoulders. When his Uncle Billy misplaces a large amount of money due for deposit, George is desperate. He wishes he were never born. Thanks to his guardian angel … Continue reading A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?
Meet Cindy Wade, Manager, Tax, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Cindy has worked for Williams since 1989 and manages a team that coordinates federal tax compliance related to our Master Limited Partnership. Some of the current tax department projects include developing tax basis balance sheets for an acquired entity, finishing up the consolidated tax returns and assisting … Continue reading Meet one of our Tax Managers in Tulsa, Okla.
Northwest Pipeline was the first to bring natural gas service to the Northwest U.S. Originally known as the “Scenic Inch” because of the beautiful country the pipeline traversed, Williams’ Northwest Pipeline made its first natural gas delivery 60 years ago today to Utah Gas in Monticello, Utah. The first delivery to the Pacific Northwest was … Continue reading 60 years of continuous service
For Williams, support for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs is important since those areas produce our next generation of well-qualified and educated employees. At various locations we have provided grants for STEM classrooms including an outdoor science lab we sponsored at a public school in Bixby, Oklahoma. Christa Askins, sixth grade science teacher at … Continue reading Williams supports STEM through outdoor classroom
Meet John Johnson, Supervisor, Operations, in Moundsville, West Virginia. John has worked for Williams since 1985 and currently supervises a team that supports our Ohio Valley Midstream assets. His team has been heavily involved in the development and startup of our Marcellus gas and condensate gathering system. John has an open Operations Technician (Gathering) position … Continue reading Meet our Operations Supervisor in Moundsville, W. Va
The food. The music. The fierce competition! It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the 5th year of the Annual Williams BBQ Cook-Off! The cook-off – to be held Friday, September 9th – will be hosted again this year at Lazy Brook Park in Tunkhannock, (Wyoming County) PA. The event serves as the largest United Way fundraiser for Williams’ Susquehanna … Continue reading Join us for the 5th Annual Williams BBQ Cook-Off