Leave No Trace is more than a motto

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Sustainability and scouting go hand-in-hand, as the Boy Scouts of America have been a leader in conservation, working since 1910 to preserve our environment. “Leave No Trace” is the act of leaving the environment in a better place than you found it. Today, Feb. 8, annually recognizes National Boy Scout Day and two Williams employees … Continue reading Leave No Trace is more than a motto

Creating transformative high school internships

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For six years, Williams’ Houston office has partnered with Genesys Works, a nonprofit that pairs low-income high school students with corporate internships during their senior year. Williams employees from various departments have valued the opportunity to become mentors and guide the students as they prepare for life beyond high school. Recently, Maria Carlota Palacios, a … Continue reading Creating transformative high school internships

Employees honor the legacy of MLK Jr.

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Williams employees are honoring the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Dozens of employees marched in the 38th Annual MLK Parade in downtown Tulsa on Monday. Williams is a sponsor of the parade, which this year was themed “Love Conquers Hate.” Carmela Hill, a senior community relations specialist, said the theme … Continue reading Employees honor the legacy of MLK Jr.

Tulsa employees gain satisfaction, fulfillment as Reading Partners

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Williams’ Tulsa employees have come to experience enjoyment, satisfaction and fulfillment after becoming weekly Reading Partners at our adopted partner school, Sequoyah Elementary. Now even more volunteers are needed to meet a growing demand during the second semester of the 2017-18 school year. Statistics show that students who are not reading proficiently by the time they … Continue reading Tulsa employees gain satisfaction, fulfillment as Reading Partners

Leaving the ladder down to foster inclusion

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Each year, Williams makes an effort to recognize leaders who go above and beyond to create an inclusive work environment in which everyone feels respected, valued by and connected to through its Randy Barnard Leave the Ladder Down Award. This year, Cherie Humphries, Vice President of Supply Chain and NGL Services, has been awarded this … Continue reading Leaving the ladder down to foster inclusion

Barnett team raises funds, spirits for colleague’s wife battling cancer

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Being a private person, Pete Dominguez didn’t say much when his wife Karen was diagnosed in February with a form of cancer known as multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. It is Karen’s third battle with cancer over their 36 years of marriage. As one of the supervisors of Operations in the Barnett Shale, Pete allowed … Continue reading Barnett team raises funds, spirits for colleague’s wife battling cancer

Rodeo tests skill and speed of op tech cowboy

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By day, Joe James performs calibrations and checks plates on natural gas measurement equipment as an operations technician for Williams. On the weekends – mostly in the summer months – he’s roping calves at rodeos throughout the Rocky Mountains competing in tie-down roping events. This year, Joe qualified for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s Mountain … Continue reading Rodeo tests skill and speed of op tech cowboy

Honoring our veterans on Veterans Day

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On this Veterans Day, Williams honors all employees who serve or have served our country in the armed forces. Williams values the experience, discipline and skill set that comes from serving in the military, said Paul Boyett, director, Talent Acquisition. “About one in 10 Williams employees is a military veteran, and Williams thanks them for … Continue reading Honoring our veterans on Veterans Day

Williams headquarters turns 40

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BOK Tower-Tulsa (Williams Center) Corporate Office It’s a big anniversary for Tulsa’s biggest building. The BOK Tower (called by many, the Williams Center) turns 40 today. The home of Tulsa-based Williams’ headquarters opened on Nov. 1, 1976. The 52-story, 667-foot office tower is the second tallest building in Oklahoma. On a clear day, you can … Continue reading Williams headquarters turns 40

Williams CEO named 2016 Headliners inductee

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The Tulsa Press Club honored Williams President and CEO Alan Armstrong as one of its 2016 Headliners Club inductees at an event this week in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For 60 years, Headliners has recognized outstanding civic, business, professional and industrial leaders of the Tulsa community, “whose unselfish contribution to the growth, welfare and culture of Tulsa have … Continue reading Williams CEO named 2016 Headliners inductee