Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York has recognized Williams’ Rockaway Delivery Lateral project with its prestigious Platinum Engineering Excellence Award.    The award recognizes the engineering work associated with the Rockaway project, which was successfully placed into service in 2015. The 3-mile, 26-inch offshore pipeline provides natural gas from the existing Transco pipeline in New … Continue reading Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

Williams partnership to restore historic airplane hangars at New York’s Floyd Bennett Field was honored by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation with the Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation. The award was given during the group’s fall business meeting in Washington, D.C. The rehabilitation project avoided environmentally costly new construction, and is an … Continue reading Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

Brooklyn Public Library among New York organizations booking $80,000 in Williams grants

Brooklyn Public Library among New York organizations booking $80,000 in Williams grants

Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $80,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and/or provide services to the area surrounding Rockaway, N.Y. Williams – a major operator of natural gas infrastructure in New York – today announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant … Continue reading Brooklyn Public Library among New York organizations booking $80,000 in Williams grants

Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Williams’ Transco pipeline has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which would create 400,000 dekatherms per day of incremental firm transportation capacity to markets in the northeastern United States for the 2019/2020 winter heating season. Transco has executed precedent agreements with subsidiaries of National Grid … Continue reading Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $91,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and /or provide services to the area surrounding Rockaway, N.Y. Williams – a major operator of natural gas infrastructure in New York – recently announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant … Continue reading NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

New York honors Williams with historic award

New York honors Williams with historic award

Williams is one of five recipients of the 2016 New York State Historic Preservation Award, honoring excellence in the protection and rejuvenation of New York’s historic landmarks. The award follows the restoration of Hangars 1 and 2 at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn — the result of an innovative partnership between Williams and the U.S. … Continue reading New York honors Williams with historic award

Marine life flourishes following NY pipeline project

Marine life flourishes following NY pipeline project

Last fall a series of man-made reefs were constructed off the south shore of Long Island to improve marine life habitat and bolster recreational opportunities for fishing and scuba diving. The Rockaway Reef project was enhanced by Williams to offset temporary environmental impacts associated with construction of the Transco pipeline’s Rockaway Delivery Lateral in 2014. … Continue reading Marine life flourishes following NY pipeline project

Summer beach access improved, thanks to help from Williams grant

Summer beach access improved, thanks to help from Williams grant

With summer officially upon us, the Rockaway Point Association recently dropped us a note thanking Williams for a $6,100 grant to purchase four beach wheelchairs to provide beach access for those with physical disabilities in Rockaway, N.Y. “I wanted to let you know that we have received one of the four beach wheelchairs that we … Continue reading Summer beach access improved, thanks to help from Williams grant

Williams lands premier NY preservation award for hangar restoration

Williams lands premier NY preservation award for hangar restoration

Williams was honored recently with New York City’s premier historic preservation award for its restoration of two aircraft hangars at Floyd Bennett Field as part of its Rockaway Delivery Lateral project. The Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award is widely considered the highest honor for historic preservation in New York, recognizing construction projects that demonstrate excellence … Continue reading Williams lands premier NY preservation award for hangar restoration

Community grant used to improve New York beach access

Community grant used to improve New York beach access

Williams announced the recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant Program, awarding more than $122,000 to 15 organizations that reside in, and/or provide services to the Rockaway, New York area. One of the 15 recipients is the Rockaway Point Association, which plans to use a $6,100 grant to purchase four beach wheelchairs to provide access to … Continue reading Community grant used to improve New York beach access