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

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

United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

Williams’ 2018 United Way campaign is in full swing and will continue through November 1. As you are well aware, we’re proud of our long and steadfast commitment to United Way and to the communities where we live and where we have operations. As a retiree, you play an important part in continuing this legacy … Continue reading United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

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

International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement

International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement

Williams was recently recognized by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2-USA) for its work in engaging with and collaborating with the public and other stakeholders during the planning phase of the Atlantic Sunrise project. The IAP2 is an international federation of professionals in 26 countries working to advance the practice of public participation. During the awards ceremony … Continue reading International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement