Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

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Natural gas has played and will continue to play a critical role in power generation within the United States, according to a new study conducted by Pace Global and commissioned by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). The report, titled “Natural Gas: Essential to a lower carbon energy future,” documents numerous reasons that the U.S. electric … Continue reading Market forces driving increased use of natural gas, cleaner energy mix

New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

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Community, labor and business leaders from across New York have announced the launch of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy, a coalition dedicated to supporting access to cleaner, reliable and affordable sources of energy for residential and business consumers. Williams is among the 32 groups which have partnered to form the coalition. The company currently operates about 30 … Continue reading New NY coalition to push for cleaner, reliable & affordable energy

In-kind donation big win for Eastern Wyoming College

The Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) in Douglas, Wyo., recently received a significant amount of materials from Williams as an in-kind gift. Brett Cavanagh, Williams Land Representative explained that the donated items were materials that were left after the initial construction of the plant and from other pipeline projects throughout the area. He added, “We auctioned … Continue reading In-kind donation big win for Eastern Wyoming College

Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service

Each year, Mastio & Company conducts a national, industry-wide customer satisfaction study for natural gas transmission pipelines. Customers of pipelines – generally local natural gas distribution companies and electric utilities – need large, reliable supplies of natural gas from companies like ours so they can serve residential and commercial customers. Of those surveyed, the most … Continue reading Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service

Pennsylvania natural gas production up 10 percent in 2016

Pennsylvania natural gas production increased 10 percent in 2016, according to an article published recently in the Pittsburgh Business Journal. Citing data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the article notes that there were 5.05 trillion cubic feet of natural gas produced in shale plays in the commonwealth during the year — up … Continue reading Pennsylvania natural gas production up 10 percent in 2016

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Zac Tunin and I have something in common. We’re both volunteers with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board’s “Petro Pro” program that brings energy professionals to classrooms across Oklahoma, teaching kids about our state’s natural energy resources. Zac, a student at Oklahoma State University, is studying to become a geologist because he was inspired by a … Continue reading Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

Williams and Williams Partners recently announced fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results. Among the highlights: For fourth-quarter 2016, Williams and Williams Partners both reported increases in Cash Flow from Operations vs. fourth-quarter 2015 For full-year 2016, Williams reported an 8% increase in Adjusted EBITDA over full-year 2015. For full-year 2016, Williams Partners reported an 8.3% … Continue reading Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

American consumers are now spending less of their incomes on energy than ever before in the modern era. That is according to the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, which was recently released by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with Bloomberg New Energy. The factbook found that record-low natural gas prices enabled consumers … Continue reading Natural gas helped drive energy costs to record lows

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Atlantic Sunrise expansion 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. “While we are still reviewing details of the certificate order, we … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass

Williams has announced that it has successfully placed into service its Gulf Trace project, a 1.2 million dekatherm per day expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve the Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. Sabine Pass Liquefaction export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. The Sabine Pass liquefaction terminal is the first large-scale LNG export facility in … Continue reading Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass