Williams, Williams Partners report 2016 financial results

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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

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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

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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

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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

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

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Thanks to shale gas development, Americans have more money in their pockets. In fact, according to a study by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and IHS Economics, shale gas put an extra $1,337 back in the pockets of the average American family in 2015. While the savings come gradually throughout … Continue reading Shale gas adds money to your wallet

Reuters: U.S. shale oil and gas sector surges back to life

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The number of rigs drilling for oil and gas in the United States has recorded the largest one-week increase for over five years, confirming a rapid upturn is now underway. This is according to a Jan. 23 article in Reuters by author John Kemp, noting that the number of active oil and gas rigs jumped by … Continue reading Reuters: U.S. shale oil and gas sector surges back to life

U.S. could become ‘Energy Independent’ by 2026, report finds

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According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the U.S. could become a net energy exporter by 2026 as crude oil and natural gas production continues to increase in the country. “Yes, the U.S. could be completely, I think the phrase used at one time was energy independent,” said EIA Administrator … Continue reading U.S. could become ‘Energy Independent’ by 2026, report finds

Williams headquarters turns 40

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BOK Tower-Tulsa (Williams Center) Corporate Office It’s a big anniversary for Tulsa’s biggest building. The BOK Tower (called by many, the Williams Center) turns 40 today. The home of Tulsa-based Williams’ headquarters opened on Nov. 1, 1976. The 52-story, 667-foot office tower is the second tallest building in Oklahoma. On a clear day, you can … Continue reading Williams headquarters turns 40

You’re welcome, America! – signed, Natural Gas

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Author David Blackmon recently penned a column in Forbes Magazine chronicling three very happy outcomes for the U.S. domestic energy and economic picture, all published on the same day. Blackmon — an independent public policy and communications consultant with more than 37 years experience in the energy industry — writes that none of these three positive outcomes would … Continue reading You’re welcome, America! – signed, Natural Gas

TBT: Iconic film documents Transco Pipeline’s historic beginning

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Famed filmmaker Bob Bailey was hired in 1951 to produce “Gift of the Earth” – an epic documentary telling the story of the planning and construction of the original Transco pipeline. The Gift of the Earth film is now archived as part of the Bob Bailey Collection at the Briscoe Center for American History at … Continue reading TBT: Iconic film documents Transco Pipeline’s historic beginning