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

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

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

Natural gas responsible for 61% of U.S. electricity CO2 reductions since 2005

Natural gas responsible for 61% of U.S. electricity CO2 reductions since 2005

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released its annual report on energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States. The report credits increased natural gas usage as the primary reason the United States leads the world in CO2 reductions since 2005. According to the EIA report, energy-related carbon dioxide emissions fell by 47 … Continue reading Natural gas responsible for 61% of U.S. electricity CO2 reductions since 2005

New life for an old platform

New life for an old platform

After nearly two decades of handling billions of cubic feet of natural gas, Williams’ Canyon Station pipeline junction platform now serves a new purpose, sustaining a healthy Gulf of Mexico ecosystem as an artificial reef. The retired platform, located 60 miles off the coast of Alabama, was recently disassembled into two massive pieces. The 3,600-ton … Continue reading New life for an old platform

New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

A new book highlighting innovative best practices in environmental conservation includes a case study on Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program. Titled ‘The Science of Strategic Conservation,’ the book is co-authored by Will Allen, Vice President, Conservation Services as well as Director of the Conservation Fund’s Strategic Conservation Planning program, and Kent Messer, Unidel H. Cosgrove … Continue reading New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

New York Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

New York  Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

A recent editorial in the New York Times highlights the importance of combating global warming by moving away from coal toward cleaner fuels, such as natural gas and renewables. Titled, “A Black and Sooty Mess,” the Aug. 22 piece by the New York Times Editorial Board says that tremendous progress has already been made, thanks in part … Continue reading New York Times editorial highlights need to embrace cleaner natural gas

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Funding from Williams in connection with the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise project is creating an opportunity for the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand wildlife habitat at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County, Pa. The donation is just one part of a larger voluntary mitigation program that Williams is coordinating through The Conservation Fund and U.S. Fish … Continue reading Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

An op-ed by New York State Senator Thomas F. O’Mara stressed the importance of adequate natural gas infrastructure as the state aggressively pursues its environmental goals. In an article titled “Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix,” Sen. O’Mara writes, “We can keep the lights and heat on and emissions down, but only if we stop … Continue reading Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix