Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

Williams reported May 3 that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Northeast Supply Enhancement project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline designed to serve New York markets in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The Northeast Supply Enhancement project … Continue reading Williams receives FERC certificate authorizing Northeast Supply Enhancement project

New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

An article published April 10 in New York’s Real Estate Weekly highlights the importance of Williams’ proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. Titled “New York’s energy infrastructure threatens long-term growth,” the article points that that New York utility companies Con Edison and National Grid both warned in January that they would have to stop connecting firm natural gas customers … Continue reading New York real estate article touts importance of natural gas infrastructure

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

Thanks to natural gas, New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion between 2006 and 2016, according to a state report by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). Williams provides approximately half of the natural gas consumed in New York City and Long Island through its Transco natural gas pipeline system. According to the CEA report, families saved close … Continue reading New Yorkers saved nearly $30.9 billion over past 10 years thanks to lower-priced natural gas

New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

A recent Newsday article highlighted the importance of Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement Project. The Feb. 1 article quotes National Grid New York president John Bruckner advocating for the Transco pipeline expansion which is designed to provide 400 million cubic feet per day of additional natural gas service to customers in New York City and Long Island. Bruckner tells Newsday … Continue reading New York utility highlights importance of Williams’ pipeline project

Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement Project reached a major milestone when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Jan. 25, concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation of mitigation measures proposed by Williams and FERC. The Northeast Supply Enhancement Project will provide additional gas supply … Continue reading Williams’ NESE Project receives final Environmental Impact Statement from FERC

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

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

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

An op-ed by New York State Senator Thomas F. O’Mara stressed the importance of adequate natural gas infrastructure as the state aggressively pursues its environmental goals. In an article titled “Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix,” Sen. O’Mara writes, “We can keep the lights and heat on and emissions down, but only if we stop … Continue reading Natural gas essential to New York’s energy mix

FERC issues draft Environmental Impact Statement for NESE project

FERC issues draft Environmental Impact Statement for NESE project

Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project reached a major milestone March 23 when it received notice that that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), concluding that environmental impacts would be reduced to “less than significant levels” with the implementation of mitigation measures proposed by the company and FERC. … Continue reading FERC issues draft Environmental Impact Statement for NESE project

Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes

Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes

The New York Daily News recently reported that more than 320,000 public housing residents — or a staggering 80% — lost their heat or hot water at some point this winter. As frigid weather conditions continue to hammer the Northeast, the importance of reliable, cost-effective energy infrastructure has been a hot topic of conversation. “This winter had the … Continue reading Improved natural gas access can help address NYC’s heating woes