2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

Employees and their families recently celebrated Williams’ centennial in Tulsa at the state-of-the art Gathering Place. The venue is fitting as Williams is one of over 80 donors who helped bring the central-park-like vision to life. Gathering Place is anchored by the Williams Lodge and entered by traveling on John Williams Way. Both tributes to … Continue reading 2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

In 2016, U.S. energy expenditures were the lowest since 1970

In 2016, U.S. energy expenditures were the lowest since 1970

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released a report that finds average U.S. energy costs fell 34 percent from 2008 to 2016, dropping from record-high levels to a “record-low energy expenditure share” in less than a decade. From the report: “U.S. energy expenditures declined for the fifth consecutive year, reaching $1.0 trillion in 2016, … Continue reading In 2016, U.S. energy expenditures were the lowest since 1970

New York Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

New York  Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

A recent editorial in the New York Times highlights the importance of combating global warming by moving away from coal toward cleaner fuels, such as natural gas and renewables. Titled, “A Black and Sooty Mess,” the Aug. 22 piece by the New York Times Editorial Board says that tremendous progress has already been made, thanks in part … Continue reading New York Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Funding from Williams in connection with the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise project is creating an opportunity for the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand wildlife habitat at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County, Pa. The donation is just one part of a larger voluntary mitigation program that Williams is coordinating through The Conservation Fund and U.S. Fish … Continue reading Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Shale revolution strengthens U.S. energy security

Shale revolution strengthens U.S. energy security

Energy in Depth recently released a new infographic that illustrates how hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have transformed the United States’ fortunes from that of energy scarcity to energy abundance in just a decade’s time. Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that U.S. crude oil and natural gas production increased 80 and 49 … Continue reading Shale revolution strengthens U.S. energy security

FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Aug. 10 issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Rivervale South to Market project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to meet the growing heating and power generation demand for northeastern consumers. The Rivervale South to Market project will create 190,000 … Continue reading FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

An op-ed by New York State Senator Thomas F. O’Mara stressed the importance of adequate natural gas infrastructure as the state aggressively pursues its environmental goals. In an article titled “Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix,” Sen. O’Mara writes, “We can keep the lights and heat on and emissions down, but only if we stop … Continue reading Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Forbes: U.S. still the global natural gas king

Forbes: U.S. still the global natural gas king

The U.S. remains a global natural gas powerhouse. In a recent  column, Forbes magazine contributor Robert Rapier analyzes data from the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy which shows that last year the U.S. maintained a healthy lead as the global natural gas king. According to Rapier, in 2017 the U.S. produced an average of 71.1 … Continue reading Forbes: U.S. still the global natural gas king