Region: Idaho

Northwest Pipeline at peak performance to meet natural gas demand

Northwest Pipeline at peak performance to meet natural gas demand

Northwest Pipeline’s bi-directional design, abundant supply sources and ample storage contributed to a record year of natural gas deliveries. Northwest Pipeline finished 2021 with the highest annual throughput in the pipeline’s history, reaching over 869 billion cubic feet, and is already setting records in 2022. “It was the highest peak electric generation demand year in […]

Out of the gate and into a protected wild space

Out of the gate and into a protected wild space

Anticipation was high when the caravan of horse trailers pulled up to Wild Love Preserve in the high desert of central Idaho. As the horses debarked, echoes of hooves on metal turned to gallops on green grasses with a melody of soft whinnies. It was a long-awaited day for Wild Love founder Andrea Maki, a […]

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 […]

Preparing the next generation of operations employees

Preparing the next generation of operations employees

Williams partners with technical schools around the country to recruit the next generation of operations employees. This summer, 17 students participated in our Operations Intern Program, gaining hands-on experience in operating our assets. “The program allows Williams to identify high-performing, technical-savvy talent for our entry-level technician positions,” said Paige Cole, senior talent acquisition consultant. The […]

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 […]

Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service

Northwest Pipeline recognized for industry-leading customer service

Each year, Mastio & Company conducts a national, industry-wide customer satisfaction study for natural gas transmission pipelines. Customers of pipelines – generally local natural gas distribution companies and electric utilities – need large, reliable supplies of natural gas from companies like ours so they can serve residential and commercial customers. Of those surveyed, the most […]

Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Northwest Pipeline sets new record in January

Williams Partners’ Northwest Pipeline set a new record high for the month of January, transporting 90.1 trillion British thermal units (TBtu) of natural gas in January 2017. The previous record was 88.7 TBtu set in December 2009. Northwest Pipeline serves the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain Region, providing natural gas that heats homes and generates electricity. […]

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, […]

60 years of continuous service

60 years of continuous service

Northwest Pipeline was the first to bring natural gas service to the Northwest U.S. Originally known as the “Scenic Inch” because of the beautiful country the pipeline traversed, Williams’ Northwest Pipeline made its first natural gas delivery 60 years ago today to Utah Gas in Monticello, Utah. The first delivery to the Pacific Northwest was […]