Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for Gateway Project

On Nov. 15, 2017, Transco filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Gateway Expansion Project, designed to create 65,000 dekatherms per day of firm transportation capacity for northeastern markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project could provide enough natural gas for about 300,000 homes. Transco has executed precedent … Continue reading Transco pipeline seeks FERC approval for Gateway Project

Tech giants incorporate natural gas into design of new corporate facilities

American Gas Association blogger Richard Meyer recently wrote that two household names in the technology world are integrating natural gas technology and infrastructure into their clean energy plans. In a blog post titled, “The Tech Sector’s Natural Gas Play”  Meyer reports that Microsoft Corporation and Apple are each integrating natural gas into the design of … Continue reading Tech giants incorporate natural gas into design of new corporate facilities

Forbes: Shale gas fuels manufacturing renaissance

While most people are aware that the U.S. shale boom has resulted in lower fuel prices at the pump, fewer understand the positive impact it has had on the chemical manufacturing industry. Forbes columnist Robert Rapier writes in his recent column that shale gas is fueling a manufacturing renaissance, given that cheap natural gas is used in … Continue reading Forbes: Shale gas fuels manufacturing renaissance

Energy leaders say Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale economic potential

Energy industry leaders told attendees at the Shale Insight 2017 Conference that  Pennsylvania is realizing only a fraction of its economic potential as an energy producer, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In an article published last month, Chevron Appalachia President Stacey Olson says there is “not nearly enough demand” and not enough pipeline capacity for Pennsylvania … Continue reading Energy leaders say Pennsylvania not fully capitalizing on its Marcellus shale economic potential

Williams increases natural gas deliveries to New York City

Williams recently announced that it had placed into service an expansion of its Transco pipeline system to increase natural gas delivery capacity to New York City by 115,000 dekatherms per day in time for the 2017/2018 heating season. That is enough to heat about half a million homes. The New York Bay Expansion provides additional … Continue reading Williams increases natural gas deliveries to New York City

Hundreds attend Williams pipeline job fair in Pennsylvania

A job fair hosted by the Teamsters Labor Management Cooperative Trust produced 198 applicants interested in working on Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The two day public event held on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 in Harrisburg, Pa. The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is projected to create approximately 400 new jobs for the Teamsters, including positions for … Continue reading Hundreds attend Williams pipeline job fair in Pennsylvania

Cabot gets glimpse of compression prototype

  A recent cloudy and windy day in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, signaled the first real hints that cooler fall weather is upon us and here to stay. And though the sky was overcast, for Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation leaders who were on hand to see the final stages of construction of Williams’ Potter Compressor … Continue reading Cabot gets glimpse of compression prototype

U.S. emissions continue to fall, thanks to natural gas

New data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) attributes significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions to the growing switch to natural gas-fired electricity generation. According to the EIA, 63 percent of energy-related carbon emissions reduction in 2016 can be credited to the utilization of clearner-burning natural gas for electricity generation. Data from the EIA shows that … Continue reading U.S. emissions continue to fall, thanks to natural gas

Op-ed highlights importance of New York’s energy infrastructure

NYC skyline

A recent op-ed by New York Building Congress President & CEO Carlo Scissura highlights the importance of New York energy infrastructure in the wake of hurricanes which pounded Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida. The article titled, “Recent Storm Disasters Highlight New York’s Vulnerable Energy Infrastructure,” appeared in City & State New York on Oct. 4. … Continue reading Op-ed highlights importance of New York’s energy infrastructure