Region: Alabama

Training program prepares military veterans to be pipeline inspectors

Training program prepares military veterans to be pipeline inspectors

When Chris Coahran retired after 20 years in the U.S. Army, he wasn’t sure what his next step would be. That’s when his neighbor, Williams employee Jimmy Smith, told him about a new vocational program to train military veterans as contracted pipeline construction inspectors. Coahran was part of the first class of students to train […]

Picture this: Volunteer Week 2022

Picture this: Volunteer Week 2022

Building houses, landscaping, packaging food and helping students! These are some of the many activities during Williams inaugural Volunteer Week. We have hundreds of employees helping nonprofits in 18 states. More than 160 projects total! Strong community involvement is at the heart of Williams. Williams Volunteer Week builds on the company’s long tradition of being […]

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Hundreds of employees to give back during inaugural Volunteer Week

In a nationwide show of community support, hundreds of Williams employees will give their energy to complete more than 160 projects across 18 states as part of the company’s inaugural Volunteer Week, April 22-29. “Strong community involvement is at the heart of Williams, driven by our core value to be responsible stewards,” said Alan Armstrong, […]

Ten stories you might have missed in 2021

Ten stories you might have missed in 2021

As we wrap up 2021, we look back to some of the stories we shared. From Executive Perspectives to New Energy Ventures to the latest newsroom content,  we’ve shared how Williams is looking to the future while providing critical infrastructure, celebrating communities and championing employees. More favorites from 2021: With eyes on a clean energy […]

Hometown highlights

Hometown highlights

At Williams, we talk a lot about supporting the communities in which we live and work. And we live and work in hundreds of communities across dozens of states. Big or small, each one is unique and has its own energy. Here are some hometown highlights from our employees. Connellsville, Pennsylvania Montrose, Pennsylvania Sumas, Washington […]

Delivering on its Commitments, Williams Welcomes the Class of 2020 Interns

Delivering on its Commitments, Williams Welcomes the Class of 2020 Interns

Welcome, Williams intern class of 2020! This summer, 29 students join the company from 15 universities, spanning nine states. Reporting for the first day of work looks a little different this year since the program was adjusted to fit our “new normal.” Most interns picked up laptops, met managers and mentors, then returned home with […]

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Shine on: Williams looks to solar to power some sites

Williams plans to install solar energy to power some gathering and processing sites, taking advantage of the decreasing cost of solar technology and available tax credits. Natural gas and solar make perfect partners in the clean energy economy. Natural gas is abundant, affordable and reliable and can quickly provide power when the sun doesn’t shine. […]

Giving back is just how we do business

Giving back is just how we do business

“Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.” – John Rockefeller What would you do with $9.4 million? You could buy singer Katy Perry’s house in Los Angeles. You could have bought out football coach Charlie Strong’s contract for the University of Texas. Or, you could give it away. In 2018, Williams […]

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction kicks off on phase II of Hillabee Project

Construction activities are officially underway on the second phase of Williams’ Hillabee Expansion project. Initial construction activities have included contractor mobilization, environmental training and site preparation at the location of a nearly seven-mile pipeline loop (known as the Rock Springs Loop) planned in Choctaw County, Ala. Work on the nearly four-mile Verbena Loop in Chilton County, Ala., […]

New life for an old platform

New life for an old platform

After nearly two decades of handling billions of cubic feet of natural gas, Williams’ Canyon Station pipeline junction platform now serves a new purpose, sustaining a healthy Gulf of Mexico ecosystem as an artificial reef. The retired platform, located 60 miles off the coast of Alabama, was recently disassembled into two massive pieces. The 3,600-ton […]

In 2017, continued strong support for Williams’ communities nationwide

In 2017, continued strong support for Williams’ communities nationwide

In all the communities we call home, Williams and our employees are highly visible community partners. We encourage our people to give back locally and we encourage their involvement by supporting the nonprofits for which they have a passion. We also prioritize support for education – particularly STEM education – along with first responders and […]

No major damage identified by Williams following Hurricane Harvey

No major damage identified by Williams following Hurricane Harvey

Williams facilities that serve gas and oil producers in the Gulf Coast area experienced no major damage as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The majority of the Williams facilities required to handle offshore production have been inspected and are ready for service. The company said it is starting to see some offshore production come back […]