Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to serve growing Florida power generation market

Williams successfully placed into service the first phase of its Hillabee expansion project, expanding the capacity of its Transco pipeline system in Alabama by 818,410 dekatherms per day (Dth/d) to supply Florida power generators via the new Sabal Trail pipeline. The project was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in February 2016. Designed … Continue reading Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to serve growing Florida power generation market

Poll finds northeasterners strongly support expanding pipelines

An overwhelming majority of voters in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York support energy delivery of transportation fuels and the use of natural gas infrastructure – including the approval and construction of more pipelines in the region, according to a new poll from Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Among the most important of the survey’s findings are … Continue reading Poll finds northeasterners strongly support expanding pipelines

U.S. energy independence delivering lower gasoline prices

In his recent column for Forbes magazine titled, “Fracking Says “You’re Welcome, America” For Low Gasoline Prices,” author David Blackmon says that Americans may avoid higher-than-normal summer gasoline prices this year thanks to the success of domestic energy production. The average nationwide gasoline price is currently the lowest for this point of the year since 2005. … Continue reading U.S. energy independence delivering lower gasoline prices

“Oh say can you see…” the benefits of energy independence?

We often hear how America benefits from energy independence by not having to rely on foreign countries to meet our energy needs. But this Independence Day, let’s take that thought one step further and look at the additional benefits of energy independence. A new study released by the American Petroleum Institute (API) contains a wealth … Continue reading “Oh say can you see…” the benefits of energy independence?

For 5th straight year, the U.S. shows why energy independence is no pipe dream

The United States was the world’s top producer of both petroleum and natural gas for the fifth straight year in 2016, according to data released June 7 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This amazing achievement is largely due to advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technology, firmly establishing the U.S. as the world’s leader … Continue reading For 5th straight year, the U.S. shows why energy independence is no pipe dream

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