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

Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

Wide-eyed and enamored with an interactive digital presentation of pipeline design, student Deborah Haney watched closely as she navigated scans of existing pipeline facilities with Mike Pool, a Williams design lead. Pool and other Williams employees spent the day volunteering with students like Haney at a hands-on career fair. The event brought in more than a … Continue reading Junior Achievement inspires with STEM-focused career fair

What’s inside of a FERC application?

Williams is currently working to develop a Certificate Application for the Leidy South project that will be filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) later this summer. The Leidy South Project is a proposed expansion of Williams’ existing Pennsylvania energy infrastructure in time for the 2021-22 winter heating season. FERC regulates the siting and construction of interstate natural … Continue reading What’s inside of a FERC application?

Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy

Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy

Natural gas will remain a significant contributor to the energy portfolio and to economic growth in the United States over the next two decades, playing a key role in meeting low-carbon goals, a new study commissioned by the INGAA Foundation finds. Conducted by Black & Veatch Management Consulting, the report, “The Role of Natural Gas … Continue reading Natural gas infrastructure to play integral role in U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy