Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

As frigid weather conditions blanket the U.S., Williams delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate gas pipeline, providing essential services to gas distribution companies, power generators and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 15.58 million dekatherms … Continue reading Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

Record-breaking year projected for natural gas production

Bloomberg recently reported that U.S. natural gas production is expected to have a record-breaking year in 2018. Quoting the Energy Information Administration’s latest short-term outlook, published on Jan. 9, Bloomberg reports that U.S. oil and natural gas output in 2018 would hit its highest level ever, saying: “This year isn’t just expected to see the highest U.S. natural … Continue reading Record-breaking year projected for natural gas production

What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

FORBES magazine recently asked, “What Happens When You Don’t Build Natural Gas Pipelines?” Author Jude Clement answered the question in a Jan. 7 article, pointing out that the lack of pipeline infrastructure in the Northeast has created a chain reaction, resulting in a natural gas shortage which has caused prices to skyrocket and CO2 emissions … Continue reading What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

Eagle Scout on a mission to provide playground for students with special needs

What do you get when you have an Eagle Scout with a mission to create something of value, a $5,000 grant provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program and a wide open space outside the special education classroom at Hegins-Hubley Elementary School? You get an all-inclusive playground geared towards the special needs of these … Continue reading Eagle Scout on a mission to provide playground for students with special needs

Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York has recognized Williams’ Rockaway Delivery Lateral project with its prestigious Platinum Engineering Excellence Award.    The award recognizes the engineering work associated with the Rockaway project, which was successfully placed into service in 2015. The 3-mile, 26-inch offshore pipeline provides natural gas from the existing Transco pipeline in New … Continue reading Williams’ NY pipeline project receives prestigious engineering award

Report: Gas power on the rise in the South

Natural gas continues to fuel the power generation market in the southeastern U.S., accounting for 42 percent of electricity generation last year — far in excess of the national average of 34 percent. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, coal’s share of total electricity generation in the South declined over the past decade, from 50 … Continue reading Report: Gas power on the rise in the South

Thermal Imager – one small tool with a big impact

The Milton Fire Department in Milton, PA, just received a $7,500 grant from the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program for the purchase of a new thermal imager equipped with the latest detection technology. Joe Lupo, deputy chief of the Milton Fire Department, said their current thermal imager is approaching 20 year of service and having … Continue reading Thermal Imager – one small tool with a big impact

Restoring the pipeline right of way

Installing pipeline infrastructure is a complex construction undertaking, requiring heavy equipment, sophisticated machinery and lots and lots of digging. However, not long after construction is complete, there’s actually very little evidence that a pipeline is underground. For example, just two years ago Williams installed an 11-mile pipeline lateral connecting its Transco natural gas pipeline to … Continue reading Restoring the pipeline right of way

Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

Williams partnership to restore historic airplane hangars at New York’s Floyd Bennett Field was honored by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation with the Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation. The award was given during the group’s fall business meeting in Washington, D.C. The rehabilitation project avoided environmentally costly new construction, and is an … Continue reading Williams awarded for excellent hangar rehab model

FERC approves Gulf Connector Expansion Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved Williams’ Gulf Connector Expansion Project, which is designed to bring more gas to two LNG export terminals on the Gulf Coast. FERC issued the project a certificate on Nov. 21. The Commission said the project would provide service to two customers without causing harm to existing customers on its … Continue reading FERC approves Gulf Connector Expansion Project

New animated videos explain pipeline construction process

Ever wonder how a pipeline gets built? Thanks to a new animated video, viewers have an opportunity to learn how transmission pipelines are installed in both urban, and rural settings. Williams developed the videos to help explain construction processes that would be used during the installation of the company’s Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which includes the proposed installation of three … Continue reading New animated videos explain pipeline construction process