Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Reuters reported that heating oil costs, particularly in the U.S. Northeast, are expected to hit four-year highs this winter. That’s driving consumers to request switching to cheaper natural gas, but that’s worrying utilities who say there will not be enough pipelines to handle demand in subsequent cold seasons. In an article titled, “Fuel providers warn … Continue reading Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

Pipeline safety training and the possibility of winning $1,000 for your organization? Definitely a win-win all around. Each year, Williams gives a $1,000 grant to an emergency response organization in each of its three operating areas (OA) – West OA which includes operations in Shreveport, LA, the western half of Texas, western Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, … Continue reading Emergency Response Training 2018 grant winners

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

The Wheeling News-Register /  Intelligencer reported that Williams recently donated $26,815 for the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to purchase 35 body cameras — one per officer. The article included comments from Sheriff Kevin Cecil explaining that the office has used body cameras for about five years, and they have proven to be beneficial to the agency. “It’s … Continue reading West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

In recent years, and especially in 2018, the region that comprises Williams’ Northeast Gathering and Processing footprint – Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio – has been hit with significant rainfall. This has resulted in everything from flooding to slips in roadways, and has triggered a massive relief effort from Williams and many of the more … Continue reading When it rains, it pours…support from Williams

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

2018 marks the 100th year Williams has been headquartered in Tulsa. Since Dave and Miller Williams moved their fledgling pipeline company from Arkansas in 1918, the city and Williams employees have been intertwined. Tulsa has always been an extremely generous and philanthropic community. Early oil barons left vast wealth that is still being shared through … Continue reading A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

Williams Route 66 Marathon: A long-standing community partnership

Williams Route 66 Marathon: A long-standing community partnership

For one weekend each November, Tulsa becomes a global community for runners from all 50 states and 11-plus international countries. Runners converge for one collective goal – crushing it in one of the Williams Route 66 races – from the one-mile fun run and 5K on Saturday to the half and full Marathon on Sunday. … Continue reading Williams Route 66 Marathon: A long-standing community partnership

Williams is proud to support our military Veterans

Williams is proud to support our military Veterans

Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11 and Williams would like to thank our military veterans and service members for everything they’ve done for Williams and our country. “The training, skills and leadership developed during military service directly align with Williams’ Core Values & Beliefs and we are grateful for the opportunity to have you as … Continue reading Williams is proud to support our military Veterans

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

A total of 24 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this fall from $102,100 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 each to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project was constructed. One of the 24 recipients is the Renovo Police Department which … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

Panelists agree natural gas & renewables can work together

Panelists agree natural gas & renewables can work together

Panelists at the recent North American Gas Forum in Washington, D.C., agreed that synergy and innovation in both the natural gas and renewable energy sectors can help address surging energy demand both domestically and across the world. Chad Zamarin, Williams senior vice president of corporate strategic development,  was a speaker at the conference. SmartBrief reported October 24 that … Continue reading Panelists agree natural gas & renewables can work together

Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation

Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation

Joe Williams, visionary industry leader and conservationist, was the last member of the Williams family to head Williams Companies. Joe, the son of David Williams, one of the original co-founders of Williams, followed his cousin John Williams as CEO and served in that role from 1979 to 1994. Under Joe’s leadership from the company’s Tulsa … Continue reading Joe Williams leaves Oklahoma a legacy of innovation and conservation