Gulf Connector Project placed into service

Gulf Connector Project placed into service

Williams’ Gulf Connector Project has been placed into full service, further connecting its Transco pipeline – the largest-volume interstate natural gas pipeline in the U.S. – with global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. The Gulf Connector Project expands the Transco pipeline’s delivery capacity by 475 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d), providing service to Cheniere … Continue reading Gulf Connector Project placed into service

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

New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

A recent Newsday article highlighted the importance of Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. The Feb. 1 article quotes National Grid New York president John Bruckner advocating for the Transco pipeline expansion which is designed to provide 400 million cubic feet per day of additional natural gas service to customers in New York City and Long Island. Bruckner tells Newsday … Continue reading New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement Project reached a major milestone when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Jan. 25, concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation of mitigation measures proposed by Williams and FERC. The Northeast Supply Enhancement Project will provide additional gas supply … Continue reading Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, The Conservation Fund, Berks Nature, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission have partnered with Williams to conserve vital acreage for migratory birds, announcing plans to protect and improve more than 77 acres of farmland located in the shadow of the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County, Pa. These lands are being conserved, in part, … Continue reading Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

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

Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Williams recently reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Gateway Expansion Project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to create 65,000 dekatherms per day of firm transportation capacity for northeastern markets. The Gateway project helps meet growing natural gas demand … Continue reading Williams receives FERC approval for Gateway Project to serve growing northeastern market

Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Reuters reported that heating oil costs, particularly in the U.S. Northeast, are expected to hit four-year highs this winter. That’s driving consumers to request switching to cheaper natural gas, but that’s worrying utilities who say there will not be enough pipelines to handle demand in subsequent cold seasons. In an article titled, “Fuel providers warn … Continue reading Northeast fuel providers warn about winter heating supplies

Leidy South project topic of open house

Leidy South project topic of open house

Landowners, public officials and other interested individuals attended an informal open house Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Company in Hughesville, Pa., to  learn more about Williams’ proposed Leidy South expansion project. Williams, which operates the Transco pipeline, is in the early stages of the expansion, which will allow gas producers to further connect supplies … Continue reading Leidy South project topic of open house

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

A total of 24 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this fall from $102,100 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 each to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project was constructed. One of the 24 recipients is the Renovo Police Department which … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania