New electric generating capacity in 2019 will come from renewables and natural gas

New electric generating capacity in 2019 will come from renewables and natural gas

According to EIA’s latest inventory of electric generators, wind, natural gas, and solar will lead the new electricity capacity in the United States in 2019. Meanwhile coal-fired generation will account for more than half of scheduled capacity retirements. The report says that this year the U.S. electric power sector will add 23.7 gigawatts (GW) of … Continue reading New electric generating capacity in 2019 will come from renewables and natural gas

Williams’ Southeastern Trail project receives favorable environmental assessment

Williams’ Southeastern Trail project receives favorable environmental assessment

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently published its environmental assessment (EA) for Williams’ Southeastern Trail Project, concluding that the project would not significantly affect the environment. The Southeastern Trail Expansion Project creates additional firm transportation capacity to serve utility and local distribution companies located in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The project consists of approximately 7.7 … Continue reading Williams’ Southeastern Trail project receives favorable environmental assessment

Williams’ Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes this winter

Williams’ Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes this winter

Williams recently delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate gas pipeline, providing essential services to gas distribution companies, power generators, LNG exports and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 15.68 million dekatherms (MMdt) on Jan. 21, … Continue reading Williams’ Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes this winter

2018 Matching Gifts Deadline Feb. 28

2018 Matching Gifts Deadline Feb. 28

Williams’ Matching Gifts Program takes the individual community contributions of our retirees and employees and doubles the impact. It’s a powerful way to make a difference with organizations. Gifts to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations, public or private schools, colleges/universities are matched dollar-for-dollar up to $5,000 per retiree, per calendar year. For 2018 Matching Gifts to be paid, … Continue reading 2018 Matching Gifts Deadline Feb. 28

Williams Retirees Contribute $275,000 to United Ways

Williams Retirees Contribute $275,000 to United Ways

Williams’ 2018 United Way campaign was a huge success! The company-wide campaign raised $3,477,198 – an eight percent increase over 2017 totals. This total includes $275,000 from retirees, and this is before the company match.  The Salt Lake City campaign raised a record total with a very successful retiree reception that will likely be a … Continue reading Williams Retirees Contribute $275,000 to United Ways

State of American Energy 2019

State of American Energy 2019

The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released its 2019 State of American Energy Report, presenting a bright outlook for U.S. oil and natural gas while highlighting broad public support for America’s role as an energy leader. The report makes clear how the U.S. energy industry has changed America’s role in global energy production. Today, the U.S. … Continue reading State of American Energy 2019

More pipelines make fight against climate change more effective

More pipelines make fight against climate change more effective

The Regulatory Review, a publication of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, published an article outlining how more pipelines and electricity transmission lines would make the fight against climate change more effective. Author Richard J. Pierce, Jr., of George Washington University Law School writes that it is impossible to engage in effective mitigation of climate … Continue reading More pipelines make fight against climate change more effective

U.S. natural gas could help reduce world energy poverty

U.S. natural gas could help reduce world energy poverty

  A recent column by Energy In Depth highlights the important role natural gas is playing in meeting demand for energy in developing countries where access is far from universal. Citing the latest data from International Energy Agency (IEA), the article notes that at least 1 billion people are without electricity worldwide and that increased natural gas production has positioned the United States … Continue reading U.S. natural gas could help reduce world energy poverty

New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure

New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure

A recent op-ed in the NJ Spotlight emphasizes the importance of enhancements to ensure New Jersey’s energy infrastructure remains reliable and resilient. The piece recognizes the six-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which caused irreparable damage to New Jersey and the region.  “That storm and the severe storms we have seen since remind us of the need to ensure that … Continue reading New Jersey needs reliable energy infrastructure