Environmental partnership enhances Texas Wildlife Management Area

Environmental partnership enhances Texas Wildlife Management Area

It is daybreak at the Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and the excitement of a new day is palpable through the animated sound of hundreds of waterfowl as they break the sleepy morning silence. Sounds – that a few years ago – were disappearing due to the loss the emergent marshes and bottom-land hardwood … Continue reading Environmental partnership enhances Texas Wildlife Management Area

Natural gas leads clean electricity production

Natural gas leads clean electricity production

Former assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, J. Winston Porter, penned a recent op-ed for The Hill highlighting the ascendance of natural gas for electric power generation, which has risen from about 20 percent seven years ago to 35 percent now. According to Porter, during the past 10 years natural gas has emerged as a pillar … Continue reading Natural gas leads clean electricity production

Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

A peculiar rock structure on Williams’ pipeline right of way in Northumberland County, Pa., is helping to protect a rare species of woodrat. Williams partnered with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to help protect the Allegheny woodrat, a threatened species once considered a common resident of Pennsylvania’s mountains. During right of way restoration work associated with … Continue reading Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Williams’ Transco interstate pipeline filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Leidy South project, which is proposed to connect robust supplies of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica producing regions in Pennsylvania with markets along the Atlantic Seaboard by the 2021-2022 winter heating season. The $531 million … Continue reading Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Each day is a learning experience for this intern

Each day is a learning experience for this intern

Hello! My name is Carolina and I’m a senior at the University of Utah completing a double major in chemistry and chemical engineering. This summer I am an engineering intern for Williams in the Utica Supply Hub tech services group. I have the pleasure of working in the North Canton, Ohio, field office, where I … Continue reading Each day is a learning experience for this intern

Forbes: The globalizing natural gas market

Forbes: The globalizing natural gas market

Forbes columnist Jude Clemente writes that since the U.S. shale revolution took flight in 2008, natural gas production has risen 60 percent to nearly 90 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d). In fact, the U.S. now accounts for 22 percent of total global gas production and yields 25 percent more gas than the second closest … Continue reading Forbes: The globalizing natural gas market

New scientific study touts climate benefits of gas over coal

New scientific study touts climate benefits of gas over coal

A recent scientific study published in Science Nordic shows that the coal-to-gas shift is not only central to achieving greenhouse gas reductions, but that the risk of methane leakage is considerably smaller than the climate benefits of such a transition. In the study titled “Asserting the climate benefits of the coal-to-gas shift across temporal and … Continue reading New scientific study touts climate benefits of gas over coal

U.S energy consumption sets new record

U.S energy consumption sets new record

Energy consumption in the United States hit a record high last year, surpassing the previous record set more than a decade ago. The Department of Energy reported that overall energy use reached 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units in 2018, an increase of 4% from the previous year and 0.3% higher than the earlier record set in 2007. … Continue reading U.S energy consumption sets new record

Williams honors longest-tenured employee

Williams honors longest-tenured employee

Williams recently celebrated the 50th work anniversary of its longest-tenured employee. Jack Crowder, a senior operations technician, has worked for Williams since May 1, 1969. Jack works out of Station 160 in Reidsville, N.C. He’s been there most of his career, also spending 14 years working on right-of-way projects up and down Williams’ Transco Pipeline. … Continue reading Williams honors longest-tenured employee