Under the tree: gratefulness

Under the tree: gratefulness

Just about everything under our Christmas tree this year was made from natural gas byproducts. The only things that weren’t – a harmonica and a coffee mug with the word “Grateful.” Between my son’s December birthday and Christmas, he received all kinds of NERF guns, flying toys, retro video games, lawn darts, a basketball, lava … Continue reading Under the tree: gratefulness

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

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

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

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

A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?

A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?

One of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with Jimmy Stewart as good ol’ George Bailey who takes the burdens of Bedford Falls on his shoulders. When his Uncle Billy misplaces a large amount of money due for deposit, George is desperate. He wishes he were never born. Thanks to his guardian angel … Continue reading A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?

Thankful for energy independence

Thankful for energy independence

Sara Delgado, a communications specialist and 19-year Williams employee, wrote this post. This is part of an occasional series called #Natgas Mom. I feel fortunate to be free. I’ve never served in the military but I’m thankful for those who have sacrificed their lives for my freedom. My eyes welled up on Memorial Day watching my … Continue reading Thankful for energy independence