Region: New Jersey

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, […]

Putting rooftops to work

Putting rooftops to work

Our Princeton, New Jersey office is taking the lead in our rooftop solar program. The first of many across the Williams assets, the inaugural installation of solar panels to the office roof will offset approximately $10,000 of electricity per year. This drives value to our customers by reducing the cost of service while aligning with […]

New Jersey wetlands: where eagles fly

New Jersey wetlands: where eagles fly

The New York Jets and the New York Giants play at nearby Metlife Stadium but eagles and ospreys fly nearby in a marsh protected for two decades by Williams. A 260-acre preserve near our Station 240 operations is now a thriving habitat for bird, fish and native plant life. “We had our first successful bald […]

Career development focus: operations supervisors

Career development focus: operations supervisors

There’s a reason that “super” is in the name. Operations supervisors have a uniquely complex and challenging role. Each day can be different as they flex between enterprise and day-to-day responsibilities. They’re primarily responsible for the front-line management of our operations technicians but also manage staffing levels to perform work safely, review and approve work […]

Reforestation efforts benefit wildlife and waterways

Reforestation efforts benefit wildlife and waterways

On behalf of Williams employees, the Arbor Day Foundation planted more than 35,000 trees in New Jersey and Virginia as part of efforts to restore natural wildlife habitats and impaired waterways. The trees were planted this year in the Oakley and Powhatan Wildlife Management Areas in Virginia and the Roots to Rivers Reforestation Project in […]

Williams awards second round of grants to support needs related to COVID-19

Williams awards second round of grants to support needs related to COVID-19

Organizations in eight states recently were awarded grants from Williams to support remote learning, workforce training and other community needs during COVID-19. The 27 new grants are part of $1 million in additional community support that Williams pledged earlier this year to address economic, education and public health concerns. A first round of grants was […]

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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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. […]

Transco expansion helps meet growing heating and power generation demand

Transco expansion helps meet growing heating and power generation demand

Williams has successfully placed into full service its Rivervale South to Market project – an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline system to meet growing heating and power generation demand for northeastern consumers.   The Rivervale South to Market project provides 190,000 dekatherms of firm natural gas service (enough natural gas to meet the daily […]

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Construction begins on Gateway Expansion

Contractor mobilization and initial construction activities have commenced for Williams’ Gateway Expansion Project in New Jersey. The project is targeted to be placed into service in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The project requires the installation of additional electric horsepower and ancillary equipment at Transco compressor station 303 in Essex County, N.J., in addition to […]

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 […]