Chronicle: Natural gas pipelines key to U.S. energy policy

Chronicle: Natural gas pipelines key to U.S. energy policy

A recent opinion piece in the Houston Chronicle makes the point that to maintain a first-world standard of living, a nation needs abundant, affordable and reliable sources of energy. Natural gas checks all boxes. The piece titled “Natural gas pipelines key to U.S. energy policy,” points out that activists who oppose natural gas pipelines because … Continue reading Chronicle: Natural gas pipelines key to U.S. energy policy

Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Thanks to the increased use of natural gas, carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector were at their lowest in 30 years, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration monthly report. The federal agency reported total fossil fuel consumption in the national power sector was at its lowest level since 1994. The report reads: … Continue reading Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

The amazing internship

The amazing internship

Hi, my name is Chaz, and I’m a corporate communications intern for Williams this summer. I’ll be a senior at Oklahoma State University studying both strategic communication and Spanish. An interesting fact about me is that I’m an official member of Dr Pepper’s advocacy program, the #PepperPack. I even have an official Larry Culpepper outfit … Continue reading The amazing internship

Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

Ruth Fuller, Library Manager at the Whitesburg Public Library in Whitesburg, Ga., recently wrote to Williams to report on how Williams’ support has enabled the library to offer a variety of well-received services and popular programs to its patrons. Fuller writes that in 2017 the library was able to use Williams’ support to provide internet … Continue reading Georgia public library thrives thanks to Williams’ support

U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

U.S. natural gas production reached record levels last year, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released report. Gross withdrawals reached 90.9 billion cubic feet per day in 2017, the agency’s highest volume on record. Marketed natural gas production also reached record levels. The Appalachian region, which includes the Marcellus and Utica shale fields … Continue reading U.S. saw record natural gas production in 2017

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

According to Carnegie Mellon University’s Power Sector Carbon Index (PSCI)— a quarterly report that tracks carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and intensity from the U.S. power sector — U.S. electricity generation CO2 emissions have fallen to their lowest levels since 1988. Natural gas’ share of the total electricity generation mix has increased 67 percent since 2005. The increased utilization … Continue reading Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Recently, the New York Times published an op-ed highlighting an initiative Williams funded in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome. The article titled “Fighting to Save America’s Bats” was penned by author Michael Taylor. He writes: “Twelve years ago white-nose syndrome was … Continue reading New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Students release trout in West Virginia

Students release trout in West Virginia

On a recent Friday afternoon in West Virginia, fifth grade classes from Union Elementary and Tennerton Elementary joined students from Hacker Valley Elementary to stock trout raised in their schools. The Trout in the Classroom program, initiated and funded by Trout Unlimited and Williams, has been going strong in Upshur County for eight years and … Continue reading Students release trout in West Virginia

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

According to a report released by the Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania had 62.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas in 2016. The only state with more natural gas was Texas, which had at least 88.3 trillion cubic feet. Pennsylvania had the largest net increase in natural gas proved reserves of all states in 2016, adding 6.1 … Continue reading Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas