Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Thanks to the increased use of natural gas, carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector were at their lowest in 30 years, according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration monthly report. The federal agency reported total fossil fuel consumption in the national power sector was at its lowest level since 1994. The report reads: … Continue reading Power sector emissions fall to lowest level in 30 years, thanks to natural gas

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

According to Carnegie Mellon University’s Power Sector Carbon Index (PSCI)— a quarterly report that tracks carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and intensity from the U.S. power sector — U.S. electricity generation CO2 emissions have fallen to their lowest levels since 1988. Natural gas’ share of the total electricity generation mix has increased 67 percent since 2005. The increased utilization … Continue reading Power generation emissions fall to lowest level since 1988, thanks to natural gas

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

According to a report released by the Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania had 62.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas in 2016. The only state with more natural gas was Texas, which had at least 88.3 trillion cubic feet. Pennsylvania had the largest net increase in natural gas proved reserves of all states in 2016, adding 6.1 … Continue reading Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

The northeast region was recently reminded of the importance of adequate energy infrastructure when the ISO New England released an analysis that recapped the region’s 2017-2018 winter experiences, including a brutal cold snap that froze the northeast from Dec. 26, 2017, through Jan. 8, 2018. During that stretch, all major cities in New England endured average temperatures … Continue reading ISO analysis highlights consequences of pipeline capacity constraints

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

The cumulative contribution to US economic growth from the addition of more LNG plants will range from $716 billion to $1.267 trillion between 2013 and 2050 under three cases, an ICF Inc. study commissioned by LNG Allies recently projected. The updated ICF study summarizes the potential for significant economic benefits and job growth from the … Continue reading Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

A quick call can keep your family safe

A quick call can keep your family safe

April is safe digging month Williams wants to make sure everyone takes the time to call before you dig. Homeowners, business owners and excavators are responsible for calling 811 before starting a project that involves digging. After you make the call, line locators will come to your home or business to mark any underground utilities with … Continue reading A quick call can keep your family safe

Humphries honored among 2018 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas

Humphries honored among 2018 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas

Congratulations to Williams’ Vice President of Supply Chain, Cherie Humphries who was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas for the second year in a row. “The 2018 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas honors the most prominent leaders in … Continue reading Humphries honored among 2018 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil & Gas

Natural gas and renewables generated 50% of U.S. electricity in 2017

Natural gas and renewables generated 50% of U.S. electricity in 2017

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy recently released the 2018 edition of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook. Among the findings, natural gas and renewables combined to generate 50 percent of U.S. electricity in 2017, up from 31 percent in 2008. Natural gas retained its position as the No. 1 electricity generation producer in the U.S. … Continue reading Natural gas and renewables generated 50% of U.S. electricity in 2017

“Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe

“Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe

There’s a lot that goes into ensuring Williams’ large-scale energy infrastructure is built and continually operates in a manner that is safe, reliable and environmentally responsible. There’s pre-construction analysis and planning. There are rigorous internal protocols and stringent regulations with which we comply throughout the construction and operation lifecycles. There’s the employment of high-tech testing … Continue reading “Young Engineer of the Year” helps keep Williams infrastructure safe