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

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

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

Highlighting the benefits of the Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Highlighting the benefits of the Northeast Supply Enhancement project

A new infographic produced by Williams highlights the important benefits of the company’s proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project. The NESE project is a proposed $1 billion private investment that will improve the region’s energy infrastructure, allowing the existing pipeline network to transport an additional 400 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to consumers. Additionally, the NESE … Continue reading Highlighting the benefits of the Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Atlantic Sunrise project placed into full service

Atlantic Sunrise project placed into full service

After nearly a full year of greenfield pipeline construction, the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project – a nearly $3 billion expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. – was placed into full service on Oct. 6, 2018. The historic project increases … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise project placed into full service

International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement

International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement

Williams was recently recognized by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2-USA) for its work in engaging with and collaborating with the public and other stakeholders during the planning phase of the Atlantic Sunrise project. The IAP2 is an international federation of professionals in 26 countries working to advance the practice of public participation. During the awards ceremony … Continue reading International association recognizes Williams for project public engagement

New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

A new book highlighting innovative best practices in environmental conservation includes a case study on Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program. Titled ‘The Science of Strategic Conservation,’ the book is co-authored by Will Allen, Vice President, Conservation Services as well as Director of the Conservation Fund’s Strategic Conservation Planning program, and Kent Messer, Unidel H. Cosgrove … Continue reading New book features highlights of Williams environmental stewardship program

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

Funding from Williams in connection with the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise project is creating an opportunity for the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand wildlife habitat at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County, Pa. The donation is just one part of a larger voluntary mitigation program that Williams is coordinating through The Conservation Fund and U.S. Fish … Continue reading Williams helps expand Pennsylvania wildlife habitat

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.