Pennsylvania reaches clean power goals, thanks to natural gas

Pennsylvania reaches clean power goals, thanks to natural gas

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell says that his state has already met its Clean Power Plan goals, thanks to increased utilization of cleaner-burning natural gas. McDonnell was quoted during a recent state hearing: “We were already well on our way in large part – and have actually since met what were proposed [Clean Power … Continue reading Pennsylvania reaches clean power goals, thanks to natural gas

Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Forbes columnist Jude Clemente writes that Pennsylvania has quietly become the second-most vital natural gas state, yielding more than 20 percent of all U.S. natural gas. In his article titled, “Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant,” Clemente says that Pennsylvania’s natural gas production increased nearly 15 percent in 2018, bolstered by the rush in … Continue reading Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Williams recognized for workplace equality efforts

Williams recognized for workplace equality efforts

Williams ranked well among industry peers on the Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization. The index rates companies on detailed criteria in four broad categories: non-discrimination policies; employment benefits; an inclusive culture; and corporate social responsibility, including public commitment to … Continue reading Williams recognized for workplace equality efforts

Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service

Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service

This week, Williams commissioned the Fort Lupton III gas plant in Fort Lupton, Colorado, to process natural gas for our customers in the Denver Julesburg (DJ) Basin. The expansion increases gas processing capacity from 60 MMcf/d to 260 MMcf/d. It also integrates with existing infrastructure of pipelines and compressor stations, and prepares Williams for additional … Continue reading Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service

Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Williams has placed into service a natural gas pipeline expansion to deliver additional gas supplies from the Transco pipeline to a new methanol manufacturing plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The St. James Supply natural gas expansion project was designed to deliver 161,500 Dth/d of incremental firm transportation service to Yuhuang Chemical Inc.’s YCI St. … Continue reading Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

In the Forbes article titled Why Pipeline Opposition Undermines Environmental Progress and Safety, author Brigham McCown makes the case that pipelines are critical to our daily lives, and vocal opposition to pipeline projects is often misguided. McCown, a former federal government safety regulator, points out that the benefits of pipelines far outweigh the costs. He … Continue reading Pipeline opposition undermines environmental progress and safety

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Contractor mobilization and initial construction activities have commenced for Williams’ Gateway Expansion Project in New Jersey. The project is targeted to be placed into service in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project requires the installation of additional electric horsepower and ancillary equipment at Transco compressor station 303 in Essex County, N.J., in addition to … Continue reading Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Giving back is just how we do business

Giving back is just how we do business

“Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.” – John Rockefeller What would you do with $9.4 million? You could buy singer Katy Perry’s house in Los Angeles. You could have bought out football coach Charlie Strong’s contract for the University of Texas. Or, you could give it away. In 2018, Williams … Continue reading Giving back is just how we do business

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Thanks to natural gas, New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion between 2006 and 2016, according to a state report by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Williams provides approximately half of the natural gas consumed in New York City and Long Island through its Transco natural gas pipeline system. According to the CEA report, families saved close … Continue reading New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas