U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

U.S. natural gas production reached record levels last year, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released report. Gross withdrawals reached 90.9 billion cubic feet per day in 2017, the agency’s highest volume on record. Marketed natural gas production also reached record levels. The Appalachian region, which includes the Marcellus and Utica shale fields … Continue reading U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

According to Carnegie Mellon University’s Power Sector Carbon Index (PSCI)— a quarterly report that tracks carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and intensity from the U.S. power sector — U.S. electricity generation CO2 emissions have fallen to their lowest levels since 1988. Natural gas’ share of the total electricity generation mix has increased 67 percent since 2005. The increased utilization … Continue reading Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Recently, the New York Times published an op-ed highlighting an initiative Williams funded in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome. The article titled “Fighting to Save America’s Bats” was penned by author Michael Taylor. He writes: “Twelve years ago white-nose syndrome was … Continue reading New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Students release trout in West Virginia

Students release trout in West Virginia

On a recent Friday afternoon in West Virginia, fifth grade classes from Union Elementary and Tennerton Elementary joined students from Hacker Valley Elementary to stock trout raised in their schools. The Trout in the Classroom program, initiated and funded by Trout Unlimited and Williams, has been going strong in Upshur County for eight years and … Continue reading Students release trout in West Virginia

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

According to a report released by the Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania had 62.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas in 2016. The only state with more natural gas was Texas, which had at least 88.3 trillion cubic feet. Pennsylvania had the largest net increase in natural gas proved reserves of all states in 2016, adding 6.1 … Continue reading Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

When it comes to Williams’ ongoing efforts to be a responsible corporate citizen and community partner, environmental stewardship and supporting veterans and first responders are at the top of our list of priorities. While we love participating in programs that support either of these causes, we’re even more energized when we can be involved with … Continue reading Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

The Republican Herald reports that Williams employee Tim Reed was recognized April 19 by the Pine Grove Borough Council for his response to an incident he witnessed involving a Pine Grove police officer. Reed is a Quality Assurance Rep. working on Spread 5 of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project in Pennsylvania. The newspaper reports that while on … Continue reading Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

The northeast region was recently reminded of the importance of adequate energy infrastructure when the ISO New England released an analysis that recapped the region’s 2017-2018 winter experiences, including a brutal cold snap that froze the northeast from Dec. 26, 2017, through Jan. 8, 2018. During that stretch, all major cities in New England endured average temperatures … Continue reading ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

The cumulative contribution to US economic growth from the addition of more LNG plants will range from $716 billion to $1.267 trillion between 2013 and 2050 under three cases, an ICF Inc. study commissioned by LNG Allies recently projected. The updated ICF study summarizes the potential for significant economic benefits and job growth from the … Continue reading Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

A total of 41 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this spring from $264,300 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is currently being constructed. One of the 41 recipients is the Borough of Montrose in … Continue reading Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients