Atlantic Sunrise project breaks ground in Pennsylvania

Construction is officially underway in Pennsylvania on the greenfield portion of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline 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. Construction broke ground in Pennsylvania Sept. 15, 2017, in Columbia and Wyoming counties as site … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise project breaks ground in Pennsylvania

New Study: 10.3 million U.S. jobs supported by natural gas & oil in 2015

A new study shows that the natural gas and oil industry supported 10.3 million U.S. jobs and added $1.3 trillion to the nation’s economy in 2015. The study found that jobs supported by the industry increased by 500,000 since 2011 and showed that all 50 states, whether producing or non-producing, continued to benefit from the industry. … Continue reading New Study: 10.3 million U.S. jobs supported by natural gas & oil in 2015

Forbes: Nine natural gas facts that you should know

Forbes Magazine posted an article last month titled, “Nine Natural Gas Facts that you Should Know,” highlighting some interesting points everyone should know about the world’s fastest-growing and popular fuel. Author Jude Clemente writes that natural gas is now the United States’ main source of electricity, and thanks to the shale production revolution, prices have … Continue reading Forbes: Nine natural gas facts that you should know

Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for project 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 Rivervale South to Market project, which would create 190,000 dekatherms per day of firm transportation capacity to northeastern markets in time for the 2019/2020 winter heating season. Transco has executed precedent agreements with Direct Energy Business Marketing, LLC … Continue reading Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

No major damage identified by Williams following Hurricane Harvey

Williams facilities that serve gas and oil producers in the Gulf Coast area experienced no major damage as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The majority of the Williams facilities required to handle offshore production have been inspected and are ready for service. The company said it is starting to see some offshore production come back … Continue reading No major damage identified by Williams following Hurricane Harvey

Solar eclipse offers a reminder of the importance of natural gas

As we look forward to the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, it’s an important reminder of the important role natural gas plays in making solar-powered electricity possible. The technology to store solar power when the sun isn’t shining doesn’t exist. Even a short loss of sunlight caused by an eclipse will create issues … Continue reading Solar eclipse offers a reminder of the importance of natural gas

Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

Williams operates tens of thousands of miles of underground pipelines that deliver clean, abundant, affordable natural gas. As demand for energy increases, expanded use of natural gas can help improve air quality across the country, especially when used to replace more polluting energy sources. Compared with other primary energy sources, natural gas emits significantly fewer … Continue reading Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

Manhattan Institute Report: Why America needs more pipelines

A new report by the Manhattan Institute says that to maximize the benefits of America’s energy renaissance, the Trump administration, Congress, and federal and state regulators should prioritize expanding and upgrading the country’s inadequate pipeline infrastructure. Economist Charles Hughes is the author of a new report, The Energy Bottleneck: Why America Needs More Pipelines. He writes … Continue reading Manhattan Institute Report: Why America needs more pipelines

Hundreds rally to express support for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project

Approximately 500 supporters of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project rallied in Tunkhannock, Pa., on July 20 to call on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration to promptly approve permits needed so that construction can begin on the nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure investment forecasted to support approximately 8,000 jobs. This vital project, which was approved by … Continue reading Hundreds rally to express support for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project

New study shows natural gas benefits for all 50 states

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a new study on the benefits natural gas brings to the nation in terms of consumer savings, family-sustaining jobs and economic growth. The study shows that all 50 states benefit from natural gas produced domestically, including non-producing states. “From power generation for homes and businesses that benefit from … Continue reading New study shows natural gas benefits for all 50 states