Region: Kansas

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 […]

Scooping rice at the food bank

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, […]

What I do: process safety management coordinator

What I do: process safety management coordinator

Process safety management coordinator is a mouthful of a title. But for Kansas employee Casey Montgomery, the focus of her job is pretty simple. Keep employees safe by helping to ensure processes are being followed to maintain effectiveness and efficiency. Montgomery, who works out of our Conway operations, ensures that all operations activities meet safety […]

Salt of the earth: NGL storage in Conway supports natural gas reliability

Salt of the earth: NGL storage in Conway supports natural gas reliability

If you find yourself driving U.S. Highway 56 near McPherson, Kansas, you’ll notice a series of tall vessels that make up Williams’ Mid-Continent Fractionation & Storage facilities. But what you may not see is the vast network of more than 140 underground salt caverns below that store millions of barrels of natural gas liquids, or […]

Duck, duck, goose: restored wetlands are gift to nature

Duck, duck, goose: restored wetlands are gift to nature

As the sun rises at McPherson Valley Wetlands, nature comes to life. Ducks, geese and other birds emerge from the marsh, taking flight into a golden sky, while insects rustle and prairie grass whistle in the wind. The cacophony of honks, quacks, chirps and splashes are music to Jason Black’s ears. As public land manager […]

Meant to be: handler and search and rescue dog just click

Meant to be: handler and search and rescue dog just click

When Williams employee Doug Peters learned about Ground Zero Emergency Training Center and Piper, the dog that Williams sponsored there, he had to check it out. Peters knew that a dog like Piper could save lives in central Kansas, where he is a volunteer first responder. He called the Oklahoma-based training facility to find out […]

Supporting arts and culture during unprecedented times

Supporting arts and culture during unprecedented times

Like many arts and culture organizations, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum had to close its doors for a time last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardizing the nonprofit’s very existence. “We’ve lost 85 percent of our income. It’s been very difficult financially and we’ve used all of our reserve funds,” said executive director […]

What we do: Operations Technicians

What we do: Operations Technicians

Two Colorado operations employees say they are fortunate to live and work in a state with abundant natural resources, and for a company dedicated to safety and environmental stewardship. Rance Mills is a senior operations technician in Mead and has worked in the D.J. Basin for a decade. He joined Williams more than a year […]

Emergency responder staging area built on foundation of strong relationships

Emergency responder staging area built on foundation of strong relationships

For Williams, being a safety-minded neighbor in the communities where we operate is a given – it’s part of our Core Values & Beliefs. But in Conway, Kansas, we’ve even extended our safety focus to the other energy operators around us. In 2018, during a quarterly “Mutual Aid Conway” meeting, Williams initiated a discussion with […]

Emergency Responder Staging Area Site Built on Foundation of Strong Relationships

Emergency Responder Staging Area Site Built on Foundation of Strong Relationships

For Williams, being a safety-minded neighbor in the communities where we operate is a given – it’s part of our Core Values & Beliefs. But in Conway, Kansas, we’ve even extended our safety focus to the other energy operators around us. In 2018, during a quarterly “Mutual Aid Conway” meeting, Williams initiated a discussion with […]

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 […]