Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Williams’ Transco pipeline has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which would create 400,000 dekatherms per day of incremental firm transportation capacity to markets in the northeastern United States for the 2019/2020 winter heating season. Transco has executed precedent agreements with subsidiaries of National Grid … Continue reading Williams seeks FERC approval to serve growing demand for natural gas in Northeastern U.S.

Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

Besides delivering domestic, abundant natural gas, Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project will also deliver direct economic benefits to thousands of construction laborers tasked with installing the nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure project. That was the message delivered by Mike Atchie, Williams Partners’ manager of public outreach, speaking at the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA)’s … Continue reading Atchie shares Atlantic Sunrise updates at LiUNA conference

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania

A grant to Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy (NPC) through the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program helped the organization take the first step in their efforts to improve streams in agricultural areas being compromised due to erosion, sediment and run-off from agricultural operations. NPC also was able to get matching funds for the grant through the PA … Continue reading Keeping streams clean in Northcentral Pennsylvania

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Atlantic Sunrise expansion project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. “While we are still reviewing details of the certificate order, we … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Atlantic Sunrise Project

Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass

Williams has announced that it has successfully placed into service its Gulf Trace project, a 1.2 million dekatherm per day expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve the Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. Sabine Pass Liquefaction export terminal in Cameron Parish, La. The Sabine Pass liquefaction terminal is the first large-scale LNG export facility in … Continue reading Williams expands pipeline capacity to deliver natural gas to LNG export facility at Sabine pass

Transco pipeline delivers record volumes

In early January Williams’ Transco pipeline delivered a record amount of natural gas to meet demand driven by recent cold weather conditions along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 13.7 million dekatherms (MMdt) on Jan. 8. The Transco system, which stretches from South Texas to New … Continue reading Transco pipeline delivers record volumes

Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry benefits from additional natural gas development

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An editorial published recently in the Harrisburg Patriot-News notes the positive impacts shale gas development has had on Pennsylvania’s leading industry, agriculture. PennAg Industries Executive Vice President Chris Herr writes that Pennsylvania’s emergence as a world leader of natural gas production presents the agricultural industry with a unique opportunity to secure its long-term energy needs … Continue reading Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry benefits from additional natural gas development

Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project reaches important environmental milestone

Williams recently reached a key regulatory milestone toward obtaining federal approval to construct its proposed Atlantic Sunrise expansion project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect abundant Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Dec. 30 published its final … Continue reading Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise project reaches important environmental milestone

New York honors Williams with historic award

Williams is one of five recipients of the 2016 New York State Historic Preservation Award, honoring excellence in the protection and rejuvenation of New York’s historic landmarks. The award follows the restoration of Hangars 1 and 2 at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn — the result of an innovative partnership between Williams and the U.S. … Continue reading New York honors Williams with historic award