This year in Oklahoma, wildfires raced across western Oklahoma and burned more than 547 square miles. With over 400 pipeline operators with underground facilities in Oklahoma with 43,500 miles of pipeline, how do first responders know who to contact? Enter the Oklahoma Pipeline Emergency Response Initiative (OKPERI). OKPERI is a group of first responders and … Continue reading When wildfires strike
When it comes to Williams’ ongoing efforts to be a responsible corporate citizen and community partner, environmental stewardship and supporting veterans and first responders are at the top of our list of priorities. While we love participating in programs that support either of these causes, we’re even more energized when we can be involved with … Continue reading Williams helps veterans enjoy nature, begin healing
Because of our commitment to neighbors and because our employees live in the areas where we operate, Williams makes every effort to be a meaningful part of the fabric of our local communities. That is why, when major flooding began to occur along the banks of Martins Creek in the town of Nicholson in Wyoming … Continue reading Williams, Cabot and Southwestern, help with ice jam and flood clean up in Wyoming County Pennsylvania
The Milton Fire Department in Milton, PA, just received a $7,500 grant from the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program for the purchase of a new thermal imager equipped with the latest detection technology. Joe Lupo, deputy chief of the Milton Fire Department, said their current thermal imager is approaching 20 year of service and having … Continue reading Thermal Imager – one small tool with a big impact
Thirty-five organizations from 10 Pennsylvania counties will benefit this fall from $292,834 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project will be constructed and operated. One of the 35 recipients is the Conservation Foundation … Continue reading Community grants benefit first responders, schools and townships in Pennsylvania
Throughout the nation, wherever Williams operates, we support first responders. As a pipeline and natural gas infrastructure company it only makes sense that local fire departments are trained and funded to protect our communities, our families and our assets. In western Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas, a series of massive springtime wildfires have taxed the resources … Continue reading Williams supports first responders in Oklahoma and throughout U.S.
Fire departments, schools, parks and townships are a few of the 44 Pennsylvania organizations that will receive $326,800 in funding this spring from Williams through its bi-annual Atlantic Sunrise community grant program. Two of the emergency response organizations in Lebanon County, Pa., are the Friendship Fire Company and the Lawn Volunteer Fire Company, both of … Continue reading To the rescue: Williams helps responders update rescue equipment
Nearly 100 people participated in an emergency training exercise in central Virginia recently to ensure that emergency personnel are adequately prepared in the event of a natural gas pipeline emergency. Williams coordinated the training exercise along its Transco pipeline in Concord, Va., enlisting the participation of the local utility company, as well as responders from the Virginia … Continue reading Emergency, pipeline crews work together during training exercise