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

Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Williams has placed into service a natural gas pipeline expansion to deliver additional gas supplies from the Transco pipeline to a new methanol manufacturing plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The St. James Supply natural gas expansion project was designed to deliver 161,500 Dth/d of incremental firm transportation service to Yuhuang Chemical Inc.’s YCI St. … Continue reading Project to serve Louisiana chemical plant placed into service

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Contractor mobilization and initial construction activities have commenced for Williams’ Gateway Expansion Project in New Jersey. The project is targeted to be placed into service in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project requires the installation of additional electric horsepower and ancillary equipment at Transco compressor station 303 in Essex County, N.J., in addition to … Continue reading Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Thanks to natural gas, New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion between 2006 and 2016, according to a state report by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Williams provides approximately half of the natural gas consumed in New York City and Long Island through its Transco natural gas pipeline system. According to the CEA report, families saved close … Continue reading New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction activities are officially underway on the second phase of Williams’ Hillabee Expansion project. Initial construction activities have included contractor mobilization, environmental training and site preparation at the location of a nearly seven-mile pipeline loop (known as the Rock Springs Loop) planned in Choctaw County, Ala. Work on the nearly four-mile Verbena Loop in Chilton County, Ala., … Continue reading Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project