Pennsylvania natural gas production continues to climb

According to a report issued this month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration,  the shale gas boom in the northeastern U.S. has been the chief driver of growth in U.S. natural gas production since 2012. The EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report says that natural gas production in the Appalachia region — namely the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays — … Continue reading Pennsylvania natural gas production continues to climb

Record-breaking year projected for natural gas production

Bloomberg recently reported that U.S. natural gas production is expected to have a record-breaking year in 2018. Quoting the Energy Information Administration’s latest short-term outlook, published on Jan. 9, Bloomberg reports that U.S. oil and natural gas output in 2018 would hit its highest level ever, saying: “This year isn’t just expected to see the highest U.S. natural … Continue reading Record-breaking year projected for natural gas production

What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

FORBES magazine recently asked, “What Happens When You Don’t Build Natural Gas Pipelines?” Author Jude Clement answered the question in a Jan. 7 article, pointing out that the lack of pipeline infrastructure in the Northeast has created a chain reaction, resulting in a natural gas shortage which has caused prices to skyrocket and CO2 emissions … Continue reading What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

As frigid weather conditions blanket the U.S., Williams delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate gas pipeline, providing essential services to gas distribution companies, power generators and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 15.58 million dekatherms … Continue reading Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

U.S. consumes record volume of natural gas

Bloomberg recently reported that the U.S. burned the most natural gas ever on Jan. 2, breaking a record set during the polar vortex that blanketed the nation’s eastern half with arctic air in 2014. According to Bloomberg: “America consumed 143 billion cubic feet of gas as temperatures dipped to all-time lows on New Year’s Day, topping … Continue reading U.S. consumes record volume of natural gas

Under the tree: gratefulness

Just about everything under our Christmas tree this year was made from natural gas byproducts. The only things that weren’t – a harmonica and a coffee mug with the word “Grateful.” Between my son’s December birthday and Christmas, he received all kinds of NERF guns, flying toys, retro video games, lawn darts, a basketball, lava … Continue reading Under the tree: gratefulness

Enjoy cooking with gas this Holiday Season

Susan Simpson, a senior communications specialist, has worked at  Williams for five years and enjoys cooking for family, relaxing by the (gas) fireplace and promoting the advantages of natural gas in the home. Christmas is fast approaching and with it, the opportunity to make culinary memories. I’ll be baking cookies for Santa, creating appetizers for … Continue reading Enjoy cooking with gas this Holiday Season

Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York has recognized Williams’ Rockaway Delivery Lateral project with its prestigious Platinum Engineering Excellence Award.    The award recognizes the engineering work associated with the Rockaway project, which was successfully placed into service in 2015. The 3-mile, 26-inch offshore pipeline provides natural gas from the existing Transco pipeline in New … Continue reading Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

Williams partnership to restore historic airplane hangars at New York’s Floyd Bennett Field was honored by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation with the Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation. The award was given during the group’s fall business meeting in Washington, D.C. The rehabilitation project avoided environmentally costly new construction, and is an … Continue reading Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

FERC approves Gulf Connector Expansion Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved Williams’ Gulf Connector Expansion Project, which is designed to bring more gas to two LNG export terminals on the Gulf Coast. FERC issued the project a certificate on Nov. 21. The Commission said the project would provide service to two customers without causing harm to existing customers on its … Continue reading FERC approves Gulf Connector Expansion Project