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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 […]

From drones to underground drilling, this engineer loves tackling new challenges

From drones to underground drilling, this engineer loves tackling new challenges

Brian Halchak likes to tell young people interested in STEM degrees that the sky is the limit. As the first of several FAA-licensed drone pilots for Williams, Halchak has spent a lot of time in the skies. The engineer helped develop Williams’ unmanned aerial systems program, after seeing a need to gather images and data […]

Bringing science to life for middle school students

Bringing science to life for middle school students

Teachers in 10 states are piloting a program to teach science concepts in a way that motivates learning and interaction, while minimizing the costs to school districts. OpenSciEd was launched two years ago to ensure any science teacher, anywhere, can access and download free, high quality and locally adaptable full-course materials. Since then, hundreds of […]

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When hurricanes hit, employees hurry to help

Roderick Guillory was a new operations technician at Williams when Hurricane Rita destroyed his home in 2005. It was only a month after he had helped clean up debris from Hurricane Katrina. Now he was the one who needed help. “We had evacuated with only the clothes we had on our back,” he said. “We […]

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 […]

Grants awarded to support community response to health and economic concerns

Grants awarded to support community response to health and economic concerns

Williams has awarded the first round of grants to support our communities during this time of financial volatility and global health concern. In March, Williams pledged $1 million in additional financial support for COVID-19 relief and for communities impacted by energy market uncertainty. So far, the Williams Foundation has processed grants to 78 nonprofit organizations […]

Using technology to enhance patient services

Using technology to enhance patient services

A robotic device is enhancing patient care at a hospital near our Haynesville operations. The telepresence robot — an easily maneuverable iPad stand on wheels — supplements communications between medical staff and patients at DeSoto Regional Hospital in Mansfield, Louisiana. The 34-bed hospital recently purchased the robot with funding from Williams and other donors to […]

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. […]

Clean energy from the deep blue

Clean energy from the deep blue

Far out in the ocean Williams is part of a solution to bring clean energy to the United States where it is used to generate electricity to keep our homes well lit and warm. Williams operates pipelines that move natural gas from wells in the Gulf of Mexico to processing facilities on-shore. We are well […]