EPA report: Toxic air releases fall as natural gas utilization increases

EPA report: Toxic air releases fall as natural gas utilization increases

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released is Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) for 2016. Among the findings, the electric power sector decreased its releases of air toxics in 2016 by 35% from the prior year’s level. This was partially due to the increase in the utilization of natural gas and the continued shift away from coal … Continue reading EPA report: Toxic air releases fall as natural gas utilization increases

Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes

Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes

The New York Daily News recently reported that more than 320,000 public housing residents — or a staggering 80% — lost their heat or hot water at some point this winter. As frigid weather conditions continue to hammer the Northeast, the importance of reliable, cost-effective energy infrastructure has been a hot topic of conversation. “This winter had the … Continue reading Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes

Natural Gas Works with Renewables to Meet Energy Needs

Natural Gas Works with Renewables to Meet Energy Needs

In a time when the U.S. is the world’s largest energy consumer, our nation is equipped with an abundant and versatile supply of resources. Ensuring we have the capacity to meet our energy needs is key, and that requires a diverse energy portfolio. Renewable energy, a quickly growing sector, is one piece of the puzzle. … Continue reading Natural Gas Works with Renewables to Meet Energy Needs

Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

A recent article in the Victoria Advocate provides an update on the construction of Williams’ Gulf Connector project, which was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in November 2017.   The paper notes that construction of the approximately $200 million project is on schedule to begin in February 2018, requiring a crew of  approximately 100 workers to construct the … Continue reading Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

In 2017, continued strong support for Williams’ communities nationwide

In 2017, continued strong support for Williams’ communities nationwide

In all the communities we call home, Williams and our employees are highly visible community partners. We encourage our people to give back locally and we encourage their involvement by supporting the nonprofits for which they have a passion. We also prioritize support for education – particularly STEM education – along with first responders and … Continue reading In 2017, continued strong support for Williams’ communities nationwide

U.S. set to become ‘undisputed leader’ in oil and gas

U.S. set to become ‘undisputed leader’ in oil and gas

The Hill reports that a global energy chief foresees the United States becoming the “undisputed leader” in oil and gas production for “years to come.”   Fatih Birol, executive director for the International Energy Agency (IEA), made the comments while speaking at an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., on … Continue reading U.S. set to become ‘undisputed leader’ in oil and gas

Natural gas and renewables: The Dynamic Duo

Natural gas and renewables: The Dynamic Duo

Watch this video from Interstate Natural Gas Association of America: In the United States alone, there are over 52,000 operating utility-scale wind turbines and nearly 1.6 million solar installations. As abundant as they have become, it’s not always possible to install them and leave them alone to let them do their work, especially when you are dealing in large … Continue reading Natural gas and renewables: The Dynamic Duo