Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap

Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap

At the end of January, substantial stretches of the country braced themselves for what turned out to be record-breaking cold temperatures. Schools and businesses closed, flights were canceled, and some Midwesterners demonstrated that boiling water, when tossed from a stockpot, froze before hitting the ground. It was cold. Chicago measured its second-coldest day on record, at 23 … Continue reading Natural gas proves resilient during recent cold snap

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the Northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a report by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy. The installment is part of the Energy Institute’s “Energy Accountability Series” asks the question: “What … Continue reading U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

Draft report shows CO2 emissions continue to fall as natural gas production climbs

Draft report shows CO2 emissions continue to fall as natural gas production climbs

The Environmental Protection Agency’s draft 2019 greenhouse gas inventory (GHGI) shows that greenhouse gas emissions dropped significantly from 2005 to 2017, even as U.S. natural gas production reached record highs. The draft GHGI data shows total U.S. CO2 decreased approximately 14%, while methane emissions have fallen more than 4% since 2005. It is noteworthy that U.S. … Continue reading Draft report shows CO2 emissions continue to fall as natural gas production climbs

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