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

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

Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

A recent article in the Victoria Advocate provides an update on the construction of Williams’ Gulf Connector project, which was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in November 2017.   The paper notes that construction of the approximately $200 million project is on schedule to begin in February 2018, requiring a crew of  approximately 100 workers to construct the … Continue reading Building pipeline station will bring jobs, tax monies

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

What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

FORBES magazine recently asked, “What Happens When You Don’t Build Natural Gas Pipelines?” Author Jude Clement answered the question in a Jan. 7 article, pointing out that the lack of pipeline infrastructure in the Northeast has created a chain reaction, resulting in a natural gas shortage which has caused prices to skyrocket and CO2 emissions … Continue reading What happens when you don’t build natural gas pipelines?

Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

As frigid weather conditions blanket the U.S., Williams delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate gas pipeline, providing essential services to gas distribution companies, power generators and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking 15.58 million dekatherms … Continue reading Williams Transco Pipeline delivers record volumes

Eagle Scout on a mission to provide playground for students with special needs

Eagle Scout on a mission to provide playground for students with special needs

What do you get when you have an Eagle Scout with a mission to create something of value, a $5,000 grant provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program and a wide open space outside the special education classroom at Hegins-Hubley Elementary School? You get an all-inclusive playground geared towards the special needs of these … Continue reading Eagle Scout on a mission to provide playground for students with special needs