Safety Talk: Digging National Safe Digging Month

Safety Talk:  Digging National Safe Digging Month

This blog is written by Stephanie Timmermeyer, vice president, Safety & Regulatory Compliance for Williams.  It’s April which means the start of spring and baseball season, but most importantly it’s National Safe Digging Month. With the winter weather lingering on longer than expected in most parts of the country this year, you might be anxious to start … Continue reading Safety Talk: Digging National Safe Digging Month

Talking compressed natural gas with NEPA first responders

Talking compressed natural gas with NEPA first responders

We recently hosted a series of training sessions for local first responders regarding Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles and CNG fueling stations. This was the first training of this kind in northeast Pennsylvania. There, we provided information to local volunteer firefighters and local police regarding CNG engines, vehicle components, fuel composition and how to respond to an incident involving a … Continue reading Talking compressed natural gas with NEPA first responders

Practice Makes Perfect: Williams and First Responders Partner in PA

At Williams, safety is our top priority. We partner with local first responders to ensure our efforts to keep our employees and our neighbors safe are effective. To ensure public safety, we frequently meet with first responders to develop and strengthen coordinated response efforts. Recently, we hosted more than 25 representatives from Greene County Emergency Management Agency, … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: Williams and First Responders Partner in PA

Moundsville Team Appreciates Support from First Responders in Drill

The Moundsville Fractionation Plant team recently held a mock drill at our West Virginia plant. The Moundsville team coordinated the drill with area first responders. The Washington Lands Volunteer Fire Department and Moundsville Volunteer Fire Department responded within five minutes of the call. Their level of support for this drill was exceptional. Once on the … Continue reading Moundsville Team Appreciates Support from First Responders in Drill

Williams Hosts First Responder Workshop

Williams – Jackson Center, Mercer County, Pa., presented a First Responder workshop recently to provide information to response personnel about emergencies involving natural gas equipment and services. In addition to classroom training, participants toured the new Hurtt Compressor Station in Mercer. Williams personnel covered a wide variety of topics as part of the training, including … Continue reading Williams Hosts First Responder Workshop

Williams Restores Service After April 5 Incident and Thanks First Responders

Today at about 1:30 p.m. Williams restored service to producers following a fire April 5 on a 12-inch pipeline in Marshall County, W.V. There were no reported injuries associated with the April 5 incident; initial assessment of damage is vegetation in a one-acre area. Local first-responders directed the evacuation of residents from five nearby homes … Continue reading Williams Restores Service After April 5 Incident and Thanks First Responders

Lathrop Compressor Station Update

Our assessment of the damage to the Lathrop compressor station near Springville in Susquehanna County, Pa., following a flash fire yesterday is ongoing. Preliminary visual assessment shows that the structure sustained the brunt of the damage, while equipment and flooring inside the structure remain in place. All employees and contractors at the facility are accounted for and … Continue reading Lathrop Compressor Station Update

Lathrop compressor shut down

On Thursday, March 29 at approximately 11:40 a.m. Eastern Time, a fire occurred at Williams’ Lathrop compressor station near Springville in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Emergency shutdown equipment worked properly to isolate and minimize the incident, and emergency procedures were immediately activated, which included notifying local authorities and evacuating all personnel.  Thankfully, all employees and contractors … Continue reading Lathrop compressor shut down