Hundreds attend Williams pipeline job fair in Pennsylvania

Hundreds attend Williams pipeline job fair in Pennsylvania

A job fair hosted by the Teamsters Labor Management Cooperative Trust produced 198 applicants interested in working on Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The two day public event held on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 in Harrisburg, Pa. The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is projected to create approximately 400 new jobs for the Teamsters, including positions for … Continue reading Hundreds attend Williams pipeline job fair in Pennsylvania

Hundreds of pipeline construction jobs now available in Pennsylvania

Hundreds of pipeline construction jobs now available in Pennsylvania

The York Daily Record reports that with construction of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline ramping up, hundreds of construction jobs are available in Pennsylvania. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is sponsoring a  job fair Friday and Saturday in Harrisburg. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about the industry, fill out an application and sit for an interview. … Continue reading Hundreds of pipeline construction jobs now available in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Sunrise project breaks ground in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Sunrise project breaks ground in Pennsylvania

Construction is officially underway in Pennsylvania on the greenfield portion of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline 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. Construction broke ground in Pennsylvania Sept. 15, 2017, in Columbia and Wyoming counties as site … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise project breaks ground in Pennsylvania

Williams receives key Pennsylvania DEP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits for Atlantic Sunrise Project

Williams receives key Pennsylvania DEP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits for Atlantic Sunrise Project

Williams reported yesterday that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have issued required permits for the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline 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 company received the … Continue reading Williams receives key Pennsylvania DEP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits for Atlantic Sunrise Project

Hundreds rally to express support for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project

Hundreds rally to express support for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project

Approximately 500 supporters of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project rallied in Tunkhannock, Pa., on July 20 to call on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration to promptly approve permits needed so that construction can begin on the nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure investment forecasted to support approximately 8,000 jobs. This vital project, which was approved by … Continue reading Hundreds rally to express support for Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project

Strong public support expressed during Atlantic Sunrise hearings

Strong public support expressed during Atlantic Sunrise hearings

Supporters of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise expansion project showed up in full force recently during public hearings hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP). Four public hearings were held to gather public testimony regarding two specific permits under technical review by PADEP — one regarding water obstruction and encroachment, and the second in regard to earth … Continue reading Strong public support expressed during Atlantic Sunrise hearings

FORBES: Northeast natural gas pipeline buildout is coming

FORBES: Northeast natural gas pipeline buildout is coming

Consumers should be thanking Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio for supplying increasing amounts of natural gas – now our most vital source of electricity and the fuel that has led to drastic declines in CO2 emissions. Those are the sentiments expressed in Forbes Magazine by contributor Jude Clemente in his June 25 column, “The Northeast Natural Gas … Continue reading FORBES: Northeast natural gas pipeline buildout is coming

Williams CEO delivers keynote address at National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment

Williams CEO delivers keynote address at National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment

Williams President & CEO Alan Armstrong recently delivered the keynote address at the National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment in Washington D.C. Hosted by The Conservation Fund, the Summit brings together leaders from business, government and conservation to discuss innovative approaches for streamlining the regulatory process while ensuring protections remain for natural, cultural and … Continue reading Williams CEO delivers keynote address at National Summit on Infrastructure and the Environment

Williams wins award for Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program

Williams wins award for Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program

The Southern Gas Association (SGA) recently announced that Williams is the recipient of the 2017 SGA Environmental Excellence Award for its Atlantic Sunrise Project Environmental Stewardship Program. The award will be presented during the opening General Session of the SGA Environmental, Safety & Health, and Training Conference June 13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. According to … Continue reading Williams wins award for Atlantic Sunrise Environmental Stewardship Program

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines

The lack of pipeline infrastructure in the northeast has resulted in some of the highest electricity rates in the nation for families and business—and it will only get worse, according to a new report by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy. The latest installment in the Energy Institute’s Energy Accountability Series asks the question: “What if pipelines … Continue reading U.S. Chamber report demonstrates need for Northeast pipelines