Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Williams’ Transco pipeline has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which would create 400,000 dekatherms per day of incremental firm transportation capacity to markets in the northeastern United States for the 2019/2020 winter heating season. Transco has executed precedent agreements with subsidiaries of National Grid … Continue reading Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Pennsylvania natural gas production up 10 percent in 2016

Pennsylvania natural gas production increased 10 percent in 2016, according to an article published recently in the Pittsburgh Business Journal. Citing data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the article notes that there were 5.05 trillion cubic feet of natural gas produced in shale plays in the commonwealth during the year — up … Continue reading Pennsylvania natural gas production up 10 percent in 2016

Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

Besides delivering domestic, abundant natural gas, Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project will also deliver direct economic benefits to thousands of construction laborers tasked with installing the nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure project. That was the message delivered by Mike Atchie, Williams Partners’ manager of public outreach, speaking at the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA)’s … Continue reading Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released the latest draft of its annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHGI), showing that methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems continue to fall at the same time production has continued to gradually increase. The report says that methane emissions from natural gas systems have decreased 18.6 percent … Continue reading EPA: Methane emissions fall as production continues to rise

Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Williams Partners’ Northwest Pipeline set a new record high for the month of January, transporting 90.1 trillion British thermal units (TBtu) of natural gas in January 2017. The previous record was 88.7 TBtu set in December 2009. Northwest Pipeline serves the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain Region, providing natural gas that heats homes and generates electricity. … Continue reading Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

American consumers are now spending less of their incomes on energy than ever before in the modern era. That is according to the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which was recently released by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy. The factbook found that record-low natural gas prices enabled consumers … Continue reading Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Atlantic Sunrise expansion project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. “While we are still reviewing details of the certificate order, we … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass

Williams has announced that it has successfully placed into service its Gulf Trace project, a 1.2 million dekatherm per day expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve the Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. Sabine Pass Liquefaction export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. The Sabine Pass liquefaction terminal is the first large-scale LNG export facility in … Continue reading Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass

Transco pipeline delivers record volumes

In early January Williams’ Transco pipeline delivered a record amount of natural gas to meet demand driven by recent cold weather conditions along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 13.7 million dekatherms (MMdt) on Jan. 8. The Transco system, which stretches from South Texas to New … Continue reading Transco pipeline delivers record volumes

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

Thanks to shale gas development, Americans have more money in their pockets. In fact, according to a study by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and IHS Economics, shale gas put an extra $1,337 back in the pockets of the average American family in 2015. While the savings come gradually throughout … Continue reading Shale gas adds money to your wallet