NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $91,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and /or provide services to the area surrounding Rockaway, N.Y. Williams – a major operator of natural gas infrastructure in New York – recently announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant … Continue reading NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Zac Tunin and I have something in common. We’re both volunteers with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board’s “Petro Pro” program that brings energy professionals to classrooms across Oklahoma, teaching kids about our state’s natural energy resources. Zac, a student at Oklahoma State University, is studying to become a geologist because he was inspired by a … Continue reading Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Williams honored by Tulsa Global Alliance

The Tulsa Global Alliance’s mission is to foster positive international relations and the organization just honored Williams with its Above & Beyond Award for Best Corporate Host. For many years Williams has hosted foreign visitors in Tulsa and in Houston. Besides offering commanding spectacular views from our office towers in both Houston and Tulsa, our employees share information about energy, community … Continue reading Williams honored by Tulsa Global Alliance

United Way of Northern New Jersey says ‘Thank You’ to Williams

The United Way of Northern New Jersey recently thanked the company’s New Jersey volunteers for making a difference in the lives of thousands of individuals this holiday season. United Way Manager of Regional Volunteer Engagement Lisa Galonardo sent the following letter in appreciation of Williams participation in its 27th annual Gifts of the Season program. “Because of … Continue reading United Way of Northern New Jersey says ‘Thank You’ to Williams

Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Mark Trail is a long-running, nationally-syndicated comic strip that has been around since the 1940s, focusing on environmental and ecological themes. Recently, the comic strip positively referenced an initiative Williams is funding in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome (click to here to view). … Continue reading Comic strip highlights Williams environmental initiative

Culture, relationships drive 30 years of safe operations

On Dec. 8, 2016, the team at the Conway Fractionator in Kansas had a tremendous achievement to celebrate: 30 years without a work-related lost time injury or accident. Rob Burton, supervisor of Operations at the Fractionator, agreed there is a lot of pride associated with the milestone. “I’m very proud of the operations and maintenance … Continue reading Culture, relationships drive 30 years of safe operations

EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the latest draft of its annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHGI), showing that methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems continue to fall at the same time production has continued to gradually increase. The report says that methane emissions from natural gas systems have decreased 18.6 percent … Continue reading EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Earlier this month, Pittsburgh-area Williams employees volunteered their time and knowledge to help 132 local students prepare for the fourth annual Williams Fluid Power Challenge, a two-part competition facilitated by SMC Business Councils designed to generate interest among middle school students in the study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The first part of … Continue reading Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

American consumers are now spending less of their incomes on energy than ever before in the modern era. That is according to the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which was recently released by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy. The factbook found that record-low natural gas prices enabled consumers … Continue reading Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows