New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure

New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure

A recent op-ed in the NJ Spotlight emphasizes the importance of enhancements to ensure New Jersey’s energy infrastructure remains reliable and resilient. The piece recognizes the six-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which caused irreparable damage to New Jersey and the region.  “That storm and the severe storms we have seen since remind us of the need to ensure that … Continue reading New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure

Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Williams recently reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Gateway Expansion Project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to create 65,000 dekatherms per day of firm transportation capacity for northeastern markets. The Gateway project helps meet growing natural gas demand … Continue reading Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Reuters reported that heating oil costs, particularly in the U.S. Northeast, are expected to hit four-year highs this winter. That’s driving consumers to request switching to cheaper natural gas, but that’s worrying utilities who say there will not be enough pipelines to handle demand in subsequent cold seasons. In an article titled, “Fuel providers warn … Continue reading Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Leidy South project topic of open house

Leidy South project topic of open house

Landowners, public officials and other interested individuals attended an informal open house Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Company in Hughesville, Pa., to  learn more about Williams’ proposed Leidy South expansion project. Williams, which operates the Transco pipeline, is in the early stages of the expansion, which will allow gas producers to further connect supplies … Continue reading Leidy South project topic of open house

Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Pipeline safety training and the possibility of winning $1,000 for your organization? Definitely a win-win all around. Each year, Williams gives a $1,000 grant to an emergency response organization in each of its three operating areas (OA) – West OA which includes operations in Shreveport, LA, the western half of Texas, western Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, … Continue reading Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Pennsylvania reports record year for natural gas production

Pennsylvania reports record year for natural gas production

Pennsylvania had a record year for natural gas production in 2017, making it the second-largest producer of natural gas in the United States, the state Department of Environmental Protection recently reported. The Commonwealth produced 5.36 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in 2017 — about a quarter-trillion more than in 2016, according to PADEP’s 2017 Oil … Continue reading Pennsylvania reports record year for natural gas production

Preparing the next generation of operations employees

Preparing the next generation of operations employees

Williams partners with technical schools around the country to recruit the next generation of operations employees. This summer, 17 students participated in our Operations Intern Program, gaining hands-on experience in operating our assets. “The program allows Williams to identify high-performing, technical-savvy talent for our entry-level technician positions,” said Paige Cole, senior talent acquisition consultant. The … Continue reading Preparing the next generation of operations employees

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

The Wheeling News-Register /  Intelligencer reported that Williams recently donated $26,815 for the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to purchase 35 body cameras — one per officer. The article included comments from Sheriff Kevin Cecil explaining that the office has used body cameras for about five years, and they have proven to be beneficial to the agency. “It’s … Continue reading West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

In recent years, and especially in 2018, the region that comprises Williams’ Northeast Gathering and Processing footprint – Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio – has been hit with significant rainfall. This has resulted in everything from flooding to slips in roadways, and has triggered a massive relief effort from Williams and many of the more … Continue reading When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

2018 marks the 100th year Williams has been headquartered in Tulsa. Since Dave and Miller Williams moved their fledgling pipeline company from Arkansas in 1918, the city and Williams employees have been intertwined. Tulsa has always been an extremely generous and philanthropic community. Early oil barons left vast wealth that is still being shared through … Continue reading A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa