FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently granted partial-path interim in-service authorization for Williams’ Rivervale South to Market natural gas pipeline expansion project in New Jersey. The Rivervale South to Market project has been designed to minimize impacts to landowners and the environment by maximizing the utilization of existing pipeline infrastructure. It involves uprating approximately 10 miles … Continue reading FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

Operation Cooperation: Tabletop exercise aims to bolster resilience

Operation Cooperation: Tabletop exercise aims to bolster resilience

Staff from PJM Interconnection and Williams came together at the PJM offices recently to coordinate their responses to a simulated pipeline outage in the midst of a winter cold snap, in the first of what will be an annual exercise to improve how the natural gas pipeline system and the electric grid work together under … Continue reading Operation Cooperation: Tabletop exercise aims to bolster resilience

New report highlights sustainability efforts

New report highlights sustainability efforts

For more than a century, we’ve provided valuable energy infrastructure that Americans count on every day. We have a long, successful history of doing things right – we don’t take short cuts and we treat people, the environment and communities with respect. To help showcase many of the positive things we’re doing as a company, … Continue reading New report highlights sustainability efforts

Getting to know Williams

Getting to know Williams

Hi, my name is Binish and I’m a Williams’ Communications and Community Relations intern this summer. I’ll be a junior at the University of Houston starting this fall, studying print journalism and marketing. I’m a creative writer at heart, but my internship experience is exposing me to different forms of communications that I’m learning to … Continue reading Getting to know Williams

Williams CEO applauds EPA Clean Water Act 401 guidance

Williams CEO applauds EPA Clean Water Act 401 guidance

On June 7 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released guidance on Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) that provides recommendations to clarify and streamline the 401 certification process and to promote greater investment in and certainty for national infrastructure projects while continuing to protect local water quality. Williams President and CEO Alan Armstrong says … Continue reading Williams CEO applauds EPA Clean Water Act 401 guidance

U.S. natural gas production hit a new record high in 2018

U.S. natural gas production hit a new record high in 2018

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. natural gas production grew by 10.0 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2018, an 11% increase from 2017. The growth was the largest annual increase in production on record, reaching a record high for the second consecutive year. As natural gas production increased, the volume … Continue reading U.S. natural gas production hit a new record high in 2018

Nature study affirms climate benefits of increased natural gas usage

Nature study affirms climate benefits of increased natural gas usage

The increased use of natural gas in electricity generation contributes to long-term “climate stabilization objectives,” according to a new study published in Nature. “We found that the coal-to-gas shift is consistent with climate stabilization objectives for the next 50-100 years. Our finding is robust under a range of leakage rates and uncertainties in emissions data and … Continue reading Nature study affirms climate benefits of increased natural gas usage

Pennsylvania gas production tops 6 Tcf in 2018

Pennsylvania gas production tops 6 Tcf in 2018

Unconventional natural gas production in Pennsylvania increased 14.2% in 2018, exceeding 6 Tcf for the first time and notching the largest annual increase since 2014, according to Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office (IFO). Based on data collected by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, unconventional operators produced 6.1 Tcf last year. IFO said from 2011-2018, production … Continue reading Pennsylvania gas production tops 6 Tcf in 2018