Region: Florida

It really is bigger in Texas — when it comes to usage of natural gas

It really is bigger in Texas — when it comes to usage of natural gas

While natural gas is used throughout the United States, did you know five states accounted for about 37% of total U.S. natural gas consumption in 2018? They are: Texas 14.7% California 7.1% Louisiana 5.8% Florida 4.9% Pennsylvania 4.8% So, why is Texas No. 1? According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Texas is the largest […]

Sunshine state likes it hot – just not too hot

Sunshine state likes it hot – just not too hot

Florida is the sunshine state. With summer approaching and temperatures rising, more and more Floridians will be hitting the “on switch” to their air conditioners. When that happens seasonal demand for electricity spikes. To help with this we just placed in service another phase of an expansion that provides clean energy to meet the needs […]

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 […]

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 […]

For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Wherever we operate, Williams is recognized for our philanthropy and employee commitment to our communities. The year 2016 was no different as Williams’ volunteerism and giving directly touched lives in 45 states. Here’s a closer look at Williams in 2016: Hundreds of employees gave back through community volunteerism by serving on nonprofit boards, as school mentors, […]

TBT: 15 years ago construction begins on Florida’s first new pipeline in 40 years

TBT: 15 years ago construction begins on Florida’s first new pipeline in 40 years

Construction on one of the largest energy projects in North America began 15 years ago this summer as Williams and Spectra Energy broke ground on Gulfstream Natural Gas System. The first phase of the 745-mile pipeline project began the summer of 2001, ultimately making its first deliveries to the Sunshine State on May 28, 2002. […]

Sunshine State to benefit from new project

Sunshine State to benefit from new project

Sand. Surf. And, of course, Disney World. Florida is a popular place.  More than 20 million people now call it home, according to the U.S. Census. With all that growth comes the need for more natural gas for electric power generation and other uses. Williams Partners is playing an important role in moving that additional gas […]

Video: Deep water capabilities

Video: Deep water capabilities

Williams has an extensive history of installing offshore, deepwater pipelines – including the largest pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. Some of our 3,000 miles of offshore pipelines are in water depths up to 8,700 feet. While building these subsea pipelines, we do our part to protect the environment, as well as sensitive ecosystems and […]

Pipelines to the past

Pipelines to the past

Jim Bloemker has been called the Indiana Jones of Williams. No, Jim isn’t an action hero. He is a Williams’ staff archeologist, responsible for coordinating cultural resource surveys in advance of new pipeline construction. Like true detectives, Jim and his team meticulously collect evidence of past human activity – historic or prehistoric relics such as […]