Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.

This year with tornadoes churning up everything in their path throughout the country and Hurricanes Irma and Henry hammering the coasts, National Safety Preparedness Month could not have come at a better time. Their overarching theme, “Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.” is right on target. While most of us think we know what we … Continue reading Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.

Environmental stewardship: Saving slippery salamanders

Williams’ partnership with West Liberty University to save a vulnerable species of salamander reached a milestone recently with the release of 12 of the reclusive amphibians back into their native habitat. The Eastern Hellbender Salamanders were raised from eggs by WLU and finally at age 4 were big enough to release back to the watershed … Continue reading Environmental stewardship: Saving slippery salamanders

Tulsa Habitat house dedicated

When a friend who works for Williams’ Tulsa office food services vendor announced that she would be working toward a new Habitat for Humanity home for her family, more than 70 colleagues from Williams volunteered to help construct the house. Now, five months later, Adriaune McIntosh’s house was dedicated with a large delegation of William … Continue reading Tulsa Habitat house dedicated

Williams announces support for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

To assist with the immediate support for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts we announced a $500,000 contribution to the United Way of Greater Houston‘s flood relief fund. “While the effects of Hurricane Harvey are still ongoing and uncertain, we are focused on making sure our employees remain safe and are receiving necessary assistance. Additionally, we are … Continue reading Williams announces support for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Supporting America’s favorite pastime

The Little League World Series is bigger than a game; it’s about a community — a community of baseball lovers and skilled young athletes. And, for the modest Pennsylvania town of Williamsport, it’s a chance to shine in the national spotlight. The World Series is a 10-day event filled with big-time hits and exciting victories, … Continue reading Supporting America’s favorite pastime

Solar eclipse offers a reminder of the importance of natural gas

As we look forward to the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, it’s an important reminder of the important role natural gas plays in making solar-powered electricity possible. The technology to store solar power when the sun isn’t shining doesn’t exist. Even a short loss of sunlight caused by an eclipse will create issues … Continue reading Solar eclipse offers a reminder of the importance of natural gas

Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

Williams operates tens of thousands of miles of underground pipelines that deliver clean, abundant, affordable natural gas. As demand for energy increases, expanded use of natural gas can help improve air quality across the country, especially when used to replace more polluting energy sources. Compared with other primary energy sources, natural gas emits significantly fewer … Continue reading Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

811 Call Before You Dig: Celebrating a decade of saving lives and protecting property

Ten years ago the Common Ground Alliance and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation introduced a national call center and the phone number 811 in response to the growing trend of accidents, injuries, deaths and property damage related to utility line strikes. When you consider that in the U.S. alone, there are roughly a billion feet … Continue reading 811 Call Before You Dig: Celebrating a decade of saving lives and protecting property

Packing lunches is their super power

What do you do when you have right at two hundred mouths to feed each day for lunch and need help preparing all those lunches? You turn to a highly-skilled team of experts. That is where Amber Smart, Kelli Mann, Katie Smith and Alicia Greninger come in. During the day these Williams employees take care … Continue reading Packing lunches is their super power