Happy Anniversary! Discovery system reaches milestone

This month Williams employees celebrated 15 years as operator of the Discovery System. Located in central Louisiana, the Discovery System consists of the Larose Gas Plant and Paradis Fractionation Plant, as well as 477 miles of offshore gas transmission and gathering pipe and related infrastructure. Approximately 50 employees support the franchise, which is a 60/40 partnership … Continue reading Happy Anniversary! Discovery system reaches milestone

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a new report by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy. The latest installment in the Energy Institute’s Energy Accountability Series asks the question: “What if pipelines … Continue reading U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

McCurdy: Revamping natural gas policy will make America build again

In a recent op-ed appearing in The Hill, American Gas Association President and CEO Dave McCurdy writes that greater access to natural gas can help move our communities and our nation forward. “Because America’s natural gas infrastructure is privately owned and operated, we are not asking for government funding to meet the market’s demand…Instead, we consistently advocate for reforms to … Continue reading McCurdy: Revamping natural gas policy will make America build again

New video provides Northeast Supply Enhancement project overview

A new video provides a quick, high-level overview of Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which has been designed to expand the existing Transco natural gas pipeline system in the northeastern U.S. by the 2019/2020 winter heating season. View the video here:     The Northeast Supply Enhancement project will increase Transco pipeline deliveries to National Grid — … Continue reading New video provides Northeast Supply Enhancement project overview

From the Archives: Transco Year 1

To fully appreciate the astounding level of growth on our Transco pipeline, it’s important to not lose sight of where we started. Take a moment to check out Transco’s second annual report, printed in 1950. The report provides a rare peek back in time, providing some interesting and amusing color that contextualizes the humble beginnings … Continue reading From the Archives: Transco Year 1

New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

NYC skyline

Community, labor and business leaders from across New York have announced the launch of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition dedicated to supporting access to cleaner, reliable and affordable sources of energy for residential and business consumers. Williams is among the 32 groups which have partnered to form the coalition. The company currently operates about 30 … Continue reading New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

transmission tower

Natural gas has played and will continue to play a critical role in power generation within the United States, according to a new study conducted by Pace Global and commissioned by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). The report, titled “Natural Gas: Essential to a lower carbon energy future,” documents numerous reasons that the U.S. electric … Continue reading Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

Gulf Trace project placed into service

Williams Partners recently announced that it has successfully placed into service its Gulf Trace project, an expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve the Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: CQP) Sabine Pass Liquefaction export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. This video shows you the key role that Williams Partners is playing in support of … Continue reading Gulf Trace project placed into service

Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service

Each year, Mastio & Company conducts a national, industry-wide customer satisfaction study for natural gas transmission pipelines. Customers of pipelines – generally local natural gas distribution companies and electric utilities – need large, reliable supplies of natural gas from companies like ours so they can serve residential and commercial customers. Of those surveyed, the most … Continue reading Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service