Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

In the Forbes article titled Why Pipeline Opposition Undermines Environmental Progress and Safety, author Brigham McCown makes the case that pipelines are critical to our daily lives, and vocal opposition to pipeline projects is often misguided. McCown, a former federal government safety regulator, points out that the benefits of pipelines far outweigh the costs. He … Continue reading Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Contractor mobilization and initial construction activities have commenced for Williams’ Gateway Expansion Project in New Jersey. The project is targeted to be placed into service in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project requires the installation of additional electric horsepower and ancillary equipment at Transco compressor station 303 in Essex County, N.J., in addition to … Continue reading Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Giving back is just how we do business

Giving back is just how we do business

“Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.” – John Rockefeller What would you do with $9.4 million? You could buy singer Katy Perry’s house in Los Angeles. You could have bought out football coach Charlie Strong’s contract for the University of Texas. Or, you could give it away. In 2018, Williams … Continue reading Giving back is just how we do business

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Thanks to natural gas, New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion between 2006 and 2016, according to a state report by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Williams provides approximately half of the natural gas consumed in New York City and Long Island through its Transco natural gas pipeline system. According to the CEA report, families saved close … Continue reading New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction activities are officially underway on the second phase of Williams’ Hillabee Expansion project. Initial construction activities have included contractor mobilization, environmental training and site preparation at the location of a nearly seven-mile pipeline loop (known as the Rock Springs Loop) planned in Choctaw County, Ala. Work on the nearly four-mile Verbena Loop in Chilton County, Ala., … Continue reading Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap

Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap

At the end of January, substantial stretches of the country braced themselves for what turned out to be record-breaking cold temperatures. Schools and businesses closed, flights were canceled, and some Midwesterners demonstrated that boiling water, when tossed from a stockpot, froze before hitting the ground. It was cold. Chicago measured its second-coldest day on record, at 23 … Continue reading Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap