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

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

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

New York City gas infrastructure needs to be expanded

New York City gas infrastructure needs to be expanded

A recent op-ed appearing in Cranes New York Business highlights the need for expanding access to natural gas infrastructure in New York City. The article was penned  by Charlene Nimmons, the former resident association president for Wyckoff Garden Houses in Brooklyn and the CEO of Public Housing Communities Inc. Nimmons calls attention to the plight of thousands … Continue reading New York City gas infrastructure needs to be expanded

New animated videos explain pipeline construction process

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

NYC report shows how growing natural gas usage has helped clean city’s air

NYC report shows how growing natural gas usage has helped clean city’s air

According to a new report, the expanded use of natural gas combined with increases in energy efficiency has helped New York City’s largest buildings reduced carbon emissions by 14 percent and energy use by 10 percent between 2010 and 2015. The new report, “Greener, Greater Buildings Plan,” was issued by the mayor’s office, the Urban Green … Continue reading NYC report shows how growing natural gas usage has helped clean city’s air

Op-ed highlights importance of New York’s energy infrastructure

Op-ed highlights importance of New York’s energy infrastructure

A recent op-ed by New York Building Congress President & CEO Carlo Scissura highlights the importance of New York energy infrastructure in the wake of hurricanes which pounded Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida. The article titled, “Recent Storm Disasters Highlight New York’s Vulnerable Energy Infrastructure,” appeared in City & State New York on Oct. 4. … Continue reading Op-ed highlights importance of New York’s energy infrastructure

NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

A new report released by the New York Building Congress says New York City needs more natural gas pipelines before the planned closure of the Indian Point nuclear plant. The study titled “Electricity Outlook: Powering New York City’s Future” says that New York City’s need for energy will expand as Indian Point’s scheduled 2021 deactivation approaches. It … Continue reading NY Building Congress: City needs more gas pipelines to offset Indian Point closure

Take a tour of proposed compressor station 206

Take a tour of proposed compressor station 206

The scope of the Northeast Supply Enhancement project includes the construction of a new Williams compressor facility located on a 52-acre tract of land along the existing Transco pipeline in Somerset County, N.J. Curious what the facility will look like? Thanks to a new animated video, viewers have an opportunity to get a closer look … Continue reading Take a tour of proposed compressor station 206