Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for Gateway Project

On Nov. 15, 2017, Transco filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Gateway Expansion Project, designed to create 65,000 dekatherms per day of firm transportation capacity for northeastern markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project could provide enough natural gas for about 300,000 homes. Transco has executed precedent … Continue reading Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for Gateway Project

Williams hosts Young Professionals in Energy

When one of our young engineers asked CEO Alan Armstrong if Williams would host a reception for the Tulsa Chapter, Young Professionals in Energy he readily agreed. Alan has always supported the next generation of leaders and he saw this as a way to share his insights and encouragement to members of this key industry … Continue reading Williams hosts Young Professionals in Energy

Williams salutes Veterans

This Veterans Day we extend a special salute to all veterans as a gesture of our respect for those who have selflessly served in the armed forces. At Williams, we’re proud that one in every 10 of our employees is a military veteran. Willingness to serve often carries forward as many continue their legacy of … Continue reading Williams salutes Veterans

Pennsylvania natural gas production sets new record

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production reached a new high of 15 Bcfd in October 2017, an increase of 25% from year-ago levels and an increase of 80% from January 2013. Currently Pennsylvania accounts for 19% of total U.S. natural gas production. This production is largely from Appalachia’s Marcellus shale … Continue reading Pennsylvania natural gas production sets new record

Tech giants incorporate natural gas into design of new corporate facilities

American Gas Association blogger Richard Meyer recently wrote that two household names in the technology world are integrating natural gas technology and infrastructure into their clean energy plans. In a blog post titled, “The Tech Sector’s Natural Gas Play”  Meyer reports that Microsoft Corporation and Apple are each integrating natural gas into the design of … Continue reading Tech giants incorporate natural gas into design of new corporate facilities

NYC report shows how growing natural gas usage has helped clean city’s air

According to a new report, the expanded use of natural gas combined with increases in energy efficiency has helped New York City’s largest buildings reduced carbon emissions by 14 percent and energy use by 10 percent between 2010 and 2015. The new report, “Greener, Greater Buildings Plan,” was issued by the mayor’s office, the Urban Green … Continue reading NYC report shows how growing natural gas usage has helped clean city’s air

Forbes: Shale gas fuels manufacturing renaissance

While most people are aware that the U.S. shale boom has resulted in lower fuel prices at the pump, fewer understand the positive impact it has had on the chemical manufacturing industry. Forbes columnist Robert Rapier writes in his recent column that shale gas is fueling a manufacturing renaissance, given that cheap natural gas is used in … Continue reading Forbes: Shale gas fuels manufacturing renaissance

One Day of Caring, a world of possibility

They planted, painted, repaired and inspired. Scores of Williams employees volunteered in their communities across the nation during recent Day of Caring events to benefit United Way chapters and their partner agencies. In Salt Lake City, 65 employees worked alongside students to complete a variety of projects at Kearns High School. “Your employees were terrific … Continue reading One Day of Caring, a world of possibility

Volunteers vital to success of Williams Route 66 Marathon

This is our ninth year to serve as the title sponsor for the Williams Route 66 Marathon in our hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. However, marathons are not just about the runners. Staging such a large event – one that draws 12,000+ participants and visitors from every state and 10 different countries – is a huge … Continue reading Volunteers vital to success of Williams Route 66 Marathon

Energy leaders say Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale economic potential

Energy industry leaders told attendees at the Shale Insight 2017 Conference that  Pennsylvania is realizing only a fraction of its economic potential as an energy producer, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In an article published last month, Chevron Appalachia President Stacey Olson says there is “not nearly enough demand” and not enough pipeline capacity for Pennsylvania … Continue reading Energy leaders say Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale economic potential