Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

Wide-eyed and enamored with an interactive digital presentation of pipeline design, student Deborah Haney watched closely as she navigated scans of existing pipeline facilities with Mike Pool, a Williams design lead. Pool and other Williams employees spent the day volunteering with students like Haney at a hands-on career fair. The event brought in more than a … Continue reading Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

What’s inside of a FERC application?

Williams is currently working to develop a Certificate Application for the Leidy South project that will be filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) later this summer. The Leidy South Project is a proposed expansion of Williams’ existing Pennsylvania energy infrastructure in time for the 2021-22 winter heating season. FERC regulates the siting and construction of interstate natural … Continue reading What’s inside of a FERC application?

Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy

Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy

Natural gas will remain a significant contributor to the energy portfolio and to economic growth in the United States over the next two decades, playing a key role in meeting low-carbon goals, a new study commissioned by the INGAA Foundation finds. Conducted by Black & Veatch Management Consulting, the report, “The Role of Natural Gas … Continue reading Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy

Williams partners with Pennsylvania Game Commission to improve bird habitat

Williams partners with Pennsylvania Game Commission to improve bird habitat

Williams recently participated in a cooperative effort between the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Ruffed Grouse Society, Chief Oil & Gas, and Energy Transfer Partners to improve grouse and woodcock habitat on State Game Lands 12 and 36 in Franklin Township, Bradford County. The effort is the third and final phase of the 107-acre “Roughneck Aspen Management … Continue reading Williams partners with Pennsylvania Game Commission to improve bird habitat

Increased gas use prevented 95 million tons of CO2 emissions in 2018

Increased gas use prevented 95 million tons of CO2 emissions in 2018

Increased global natural gas utilization has prevented 95 million tons of CO2 emissions in 2018, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report. Although global energy emissions increased 1.7 percent in 2018, without an increase in global natural gas consumption, “the increase in emissions would have been more than 15 percent greater.” According to … Continue reading Increased gas use prevented 95 million tons of CO2 emissions in 2018

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

May 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of operations for Pine Needle LNG — the Williams-operated liquefied natural gas storage facility located in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Placed into service in May 1999, the plant serves as both a winter and summer peaking facility, sending out natural gas to serve Transco pipeline customers in the Southeast during … Continue reading Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

Pipeline maintenance leads to stream restoration

Pipeline maintenance leads to stream restoration

While conducting maintenance on our Northwest Pipeline in Washington in 2017, Williams had the opportunity to participate in a restoration project for a tributary of Walter Creek. Today, water flows and fish swim in what used to be a barren creek bed. The Walker Creek Tributary Stream Restoration Project in Skagit County, Washington repaired a … Continue reading Pipeline maintenance leads to stream restoration

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams reported May 3 that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Northeast Supply Enhancement project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to serve New York markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The Northeast Supply Enhancement project … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project