Thermal Imager – one small tool with a big impact

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

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

Pennsylvania natural gas production sets new record

Pennsylvania natural gas production sets new record

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Pennsylvania’s natural gas production reached a new high of 15 Bcfd in October 2017, an increase of 25% from year-ago levels and an increase of 80% from January 2013. Currently Pennsylvania accounts for 19% of total U.S. natural gas production. This production is largely from Appalachia’s Marcellus shale … Continue reading Pennsylvania natural gas production sets new record

Community grants benefit first responders, schools and townships in Pennsylvania

Community grants benefit first responders, schools and townships in Pennsylvania

Thirty-five organizations from 10 Pennsylvania counties will benefit this fall from $292,834 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 will be constructed and operated. One of the 35 recipients is the Conservation Foundation … Continue reading Community grants benefit first responders, schools and townships in Pennsylvania

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