FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Aug. 10 issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Rivervale South to Market project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to meet the growing heating and power generation demand for northeastern consumers. The Rivervale South to Market project will create 190,000 … Continue reading FERC approves Transco project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

An op-ed by New York State Senator Thomas F. O’Mara stressed the importance of adequate natural gas infrastructure as the state aggressively pursues its environmental goals. In an article titled “Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix,” Sen. O’Mara writes, “We can keep the lights and heat on and emissions down, but only if we stop … Continue reading Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Atlantic Sunrise project nearing completion

Atlantic Sunrise project nearing completion

Construction is nearing completion on the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project – a critical expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. Williams is reporting that the project is targeted for mechanical completion beginning in August 2018, with full service (1.7 billion … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise project nearing completion

Gateway project receives favorable Environmental Assessment from feds

Gateway project receives favorable Environmental Assessment from feds

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently published its environmental assessment (EA) for Williams’ Gateway Expansion project, concluding that the project would not significantly affect the environment. The Gateway Expansion project is a 65,000 dekatherms per day expansion of the Transco interstate natural gas pipeline to provide additional service to natural gas consumers in New Jersey and New … Continue reading Gateway project receives favorable Environmental Assessment from feds

Improved energy infrastructure critical to Pennsylvania economy

Improved energy infrastructure critical to Pennsylvania economy

The Allentown Morning Call published a guest column last month highlighting the importance of improving and expanding the critical infrastructure that powers America. Titled, “Improving energy infrastructure key to nation’s security, economy” author David Spigelmyer writes about the importance of energy infrastructure, noting that in the wake of the shale revolution it’s never been more important to heed that call … Continue reading Improved energy infrastructure critical to Pennsylvania economy

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Recently, the New York Times published an op-ed highlighting an initiative Williams funded in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to treat endangered bats threatened by a deadly disease known as white-nose syndrome. The article titled “Fighting to Save America’s Bats” was penned by author Michael Taylor. He writes: “Twelve years ago white-nose syndrome was … Continue reading New York Times spotlights environmental effort funded by Williams

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

According to a report released by the Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania had 62.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas in 2016. The only state with more natural gas was Texas, which had at least 88.3 trillion cubic feet. Pennsylvania had the largest net increase in natural gas proved reserves of all states in 2016, adding 6.1 … Continue reading Pennsylvania sits on nearly 63 trillion cubic feet of natural gas

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

The Republican Herald reports that Williams employee Tim Reed was recognized April 19 by the Pine Grove Borough Council for his response to an incident he witnessed involving a Pine Grove police officer. Reed is a Quality Assurance Rep. working on Spread 5 of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project in Pennsylvania. The newspaper reports that while on … Continue reading Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

The cumulative contribution to US economic growth from the addition of more LNG plants will range from $716 billion to $1.267 trillion between 2013 and 2050 under three cases, an ICF Inc. study commissioned by LNG Allies recently projected. The updated ICF study summarizes the potential for significant economic benefits and job growth from the … Continue reading Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

A total of 41 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this spring from $264,300 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is currently being constructed. One of the 41 recipients is the Borough of Montrose in … Continue reading Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients