Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

Williams operates tens of thousands of miles of underground pipelines that deliver clean, abundant, affordable natural gas. As demand for energy increases, expanded use of natural gas can help improve air quality across the country, especially when used to replace more polluting energy sources. Compared with other primary energy sources, natural gas emits significantly fewer … Continue reading Natural gas pipelines deliver environmental benefits

ICYMI: Tunkhannock interns Instagram takeover

Recently, James and Jennifer, two of our summer interns, took over our Instagram account to show you a day in the life of a Williams intern in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. They shared some great shots and we enjoyed getting a firsthand look at the work Williams is doing in Pennsylvania. In case you missed it, here’s … Continue reading ICYMI: Tunkhannock interns Instagram takeover

NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

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A new report released by the New York Building Congress says New York City needs more natural gas pipelines before the planned closure of the Indian Point nuclear plant. The study titled “Electricity Outlook: Powering New York City’s Future” says that New York City’s need for energy will expand as Indian Point’s scheduled 2021 deactivation approaches. It … Continue reading NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

New study shows natural gas benefits for all 50 states

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a new study on the benefits natural gas brings to the nation in terms of consumer savings, family-sustaining jobs and economic growth. The study shows that all 50 states benefit from natural gas produced domestically, including non-producing states. “From power generation for homes and businesses that benefit from … Continue reading New study shows natural gas benefits for all 50 states

U.S. shale gas fueling growth in chemical industry

In a recent article titled, “U.S. Shale Just Triggered a Chemical Industry Renaissance,” Oil Price.com’s Tsvetana Paraskov writes that shale gas and ethane are now feeding the next U.S. chemical revolution. Chemical companies use ethane — a natural gas liquid derived from shale gas — as a feedstock. As a result, abundant and inexpensive shale gas … Continue reading U.S. shale gas fueling growth in chemical industry

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