Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Mark Trail is a long-running, nationally-syndicated comic strip that has been around since the 1940s, focusing on environmental and ecological themes. Recently, the comic strip positively referenced an initiative Williams is funding in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome (click to here to view). … Continue reading Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Celebrating engineers during national E-week

Celebrating engineers during national E-week

Williams’ college recruiters celebrated National Engineers Week at various university campuses this week. National Engineers Week is an annual event that recognizes the contributions engineers and engineering students make in the world. Engineers are vital to our business and are helping us meet energy needs by working on some of the most exciting industry projects … Continue reading Celebrating engineers during national E-week

Culture, relationships drive 30 years of safe operations

Culture, relationships drive 30 years of safe operations

On Dec. 8, 2016, the team at the Conway Fractionator in Kansas had a tremendous achievement to celebrate: 30 years without a work-related lost time injury or accident. Rob Burton, supervisor of Operations at the Fractionator, agreed there is a lot of pride associated with the milestone. “I’m very proud of the operations and maintenance … Continue reading Culture, relationships drive 30 years of safe operations

EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the latest draft of its annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHGI), showing that methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems continue to fall at the same time production has continued to gradually increase. The report says that methane emissions from natural gas systems have decreased 18.6 percent … Continue reading EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

Williams and Williams Partners recently announced fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results. Among the highlights: For fourth-quarter 2016, Williams and Williams Partners both reported increases in Cash Flow from Operations vs. fourth-quarter 2015 For full-year 2016, Williams reported an 8% increase in Adjusted EBITDA over full-year 2015. For full-year 2016, Williams Partners reported an 8.3% … Continue reading Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Williams Partners’ Northwest Pipeline set a new record high for the month of January, transporting 90.1 trillion British thermal units (TBtu) of natural gas in January 2017. The previous record was 88.7 TBtu set in December 2009. Northwest Pipeline serves the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain Region, providing natural gas that heats homes and generates electricity. … Continue reading Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Earlier this month, Pittsburgh-area Williams employees volunteered their time and knowledge to help 132 local students prepare for the fourth annual Williams Fluid Power Challenge, a two-part competition facilitated by SMC Business Councils designed to generate interest among middle school students in the study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The first part of … Continue reading Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

American consumers are now spending less of their incomes on energy than ever before in the modern era. That is according to the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which was recently released by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy. The factbook found that record-low natural gas prices enabled consumers … Continue reading Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

A clerical error in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, caused Williams and other companies to pay unnecessary property taxes that benefitted the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts. Instead of asking for the money back, Williams agreed to waive the reimbursements because of the impact it would have on the conservation districts. According to the … Continue reading Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”