Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

A peculiar rock structure on Williams’ pipeline right of way in Northumberland County, Pa., is helping to protect a rare species of woodrat. Williams partnered with the Pennsylvania Game Commission to help protect the Allegheny woodrat, a threatened species once considered a common resident of Pennsylvania’s mountains. During right of way restoration work associated with … Continue reading Williams works with Pennsylvania to protect rare species of woodrat

Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Williams’ Transco interstate pipeline filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Leidy South project, which is proposed to connect robust supplies of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica producing regions in Pennsylvania with markets along the Atlantic Seaboard by the 2021-2022 winter heating season. The $531 million … Continue reading Williams seeks FERC approval for Leidy South Project

Largest ever impact tax disbursements from natural gas producers benefit communities across PA

Largest ever impact tax disbursements from natural gas producers benefit communities across PA

A recent report by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) shows community and municipal disbursements and revenues received through the taxation of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry have grown to the largest-ever annual revenue generated, nearly $252 million in 2018, the most recent data year. Since 2012, Pennsylvania has generated close to   $1.7 billion in new revenues from the … Continue reading Largest ever impact tax disbursements from natural gas producers benefit communities across PA

FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently granted partial-path interim in-service authorization for Williams’ Rivervale South to Market natural gas pipeline expansion project in New Jersey. The Rivervale South to Market project has been designed to minimize impacts to landowners and the environment by maximizing the utilization of existing pipeline infrastructure. It involves uprating approximately 10 miles … Continue reading FERC grants partial in-service authorization for Williams northeast pipeline project

What’s inside of a FERC application?

Williams is currently working to develop a Certificate Application for the Leidy South project that will be filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) later this summer. The Leidy South Project is a proposed expansion of Williams’ existing Pennsylvania energy infrastructure in time for the 2021-22 winter heating season. FERC regulates the siting and construction of interstate natural … Continue reading What’s inside of a FERC application?

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

May 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of operations for Pine Needle LNG — the Williams-operated liquefied natural gas storage facility located in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Placed into service in May 1999, the plant serves as both a winter and summer peaking facility, sending out natural gas to serve Transco pipeline customers in the Southeast during … Continue reading Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams reported May 3 that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Northeast Supply Enhancement project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to serve New York markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The Northeast Supply Enhancement project … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

An article published April 10 in New York’s Real Estate Weekly highlights the importance of Williams’ proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. Titled “New York’s energy infrastructure threatens long-term growth,” the article points that that New York utility companies Con Edison and National Grid both warned in January that they would have to stop connecting firm natural gas customers … Continue reading New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Forbes columnist Jude Clemente writes that Pennsylvania has quietly become the second-most vital natural gas state, yielding more than 20 percent of all U.S. natural gas. In his article titled, “Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant,” Clemente says that Pennsylvania’s natural gas production increased nearly 15 percent in 2018, bolstered by the rush in … Continue reading Pennsylvania as the new natural gas giant

Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service

Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service

This week, Williams commissioned the Fort Lupton III gas plant in Fort Lupton, Colorado, to process natural gas for our customers in the Denver Julesburg (DJ) Basin. The expansion increases gas processing capacity from 60 MMcf/d to 260 MMcf/d. It also integrates with existing infrastructure of pipelines and compressor stations, and prepares Williams for additional … Continue reading Williams places Fort Lupton plant expansion into service