Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

The Republican Herald reports that Williams employee Tim Reed was recognized April 19 by the Pine Grove Borough Council for his response to an incident he witnessed involving a Pine Grove police officer. Reed is a Quality Assurance Rep. working on Spread 5 of Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project in Pennsylvania. The newspaper reports that while on … Continue reading Williams employee recognized for bravery by Pennsylvania borough council

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

The cumulative contribution to US economic growth from the addition of more LNG plants will range from $716 billion to $1.267 trillion between 2013 and 2050 under three cases, an ICF Inc. study commissioned by LNG Allies recently projected. The updated ICF study summarizes the potential for significant economic benefits and job growth from the … Continue reading Calculating the benefits of US LNG exports

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

A total of 41 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this spring from $264,300 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 is currently being constructed. One of the 41 recipients is the Borough of Montrose in … Continue reading Pennsylvania emergency responders, schools and townships among Williams grant recipients

Williams Seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

Williams Seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

Williams Partners has announced that Transco has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Southeastern Trail expansion project, which would create 296,375 dekatherms per day of additional firm transportation capacity to markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The company has executed … Continue reading Williams Seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

Construction approved to begin on Transco project to serve Louisiana chemical plant

Construction approved to begin on Transco project to serve Louisiana chemical plant

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a request from Williams to begin construction on the St. James Supply natural gas expansion project, which would deliver additional gas supplies from the Transco pipeline to a new methanol manufacturing plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The project, which was approved by the FERC Jan. 18,  will deliver … Continue reading Construction approved to begin on Transco project to serve Louisiana chemical plant

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

Garden State project placed into service

Garden State project placed into service

Williams has placed into service the facilities constructed as part of Phase 2 of the Garden State Expansion Project, an expansion of the Transco pipeline system designed to deliver 180,000 dekatherms a day of additional natural gas capacity to New Jersey Natural Gas. Phase 1 of the project was placed into service in September 2017. … Continue reading Garden State project placed into service

FERC Issues Environmental Assessment of Rivervale South to Market Project

FERC Issues Environmental Assessment of Rivervale South to Market Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently completed its environmental assessment for Williams’ Rivervale South to Market natural gas pipeline project, concluding that the project would not significantly affect the environment. The Rivervale South to Market project is a 190,000 dekatherms per day expansion of the Transco interstate natural gas pipeline to provide additional service to natural gas consumers … Continue reading FERC Issues Environmental Assessment of Rivervale South to Market Project

New Williams video details “trenchless” pipeline construction method

New Williams video details “trenchless” pipeline construction method

In order for pipelines to transport the energy we need across the country, they are sometimes built across rivers, highways or other features where traditional open-cut pipeline construction isn’t feasible. In these cases, pipeline companies like Williams sometimes use a technically advanced construction method known as horizontal directional drilling (HDD). Horizontal directional drilling is a … Continue reading New Williams video details “trenchless” pipeline construction method

Construction kicks off on Gulf Connector project

Construction kicks off on Gulf Connector project

Construction officially kicked off Feb. 8 on Williams’ Gulf Connector Expansion Project, which is designed to bring more gas to two LNG export terminals on the Gulf Coast. Initial construction activities are including contractor mobilization, environmental training and site preparation at the locations of the three new pipeline compressor facilities in southeast Texas. The Gulf Connector … Continue reading Construction kicks off on Gulf Connector project