Region: North Carolina

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 […]

Pine Needle: Serving the North Carolina region for more than two decades

Pine Needle: Serving the North Carolina region for more than two decades

Nestled on 829 acres in the hills of rural Stokesdale, North Carolina, the Williams-operated Pine Needle liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage facility is one of the largest of its kind, providing additional reliability to energy infrastructure in the southeast region. It has been reliably serving Transco customers for more than 22 years. Pine Needle liquefies […]

Every day is different for this coordinator of maintenance

Every day is different for this coordinator of maintenance

Anna Hamlett has worked at Williams for eight years, and each day has been different. As a coordinator of maintenance for Transco in North Carolina, she’s got a big role making sure all regulated tasks are completed properly and on time. Our operations are regulated by federal, state and local agencies. “We frequently need to […]

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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. […]

Williams salutes employees who are volunteer first responders

Williams salutes employees who are volunteer first responders

For Brian Bernard, work doesn’t always end when he leaves his shift as an operations technician in northeastern Pennsylvania. As a volunteer Fire Chief for the North Mountain Fire Company, he’s often called to motor vehicle crashes, house fires or medical emergencies. “Being in such a rural area, 40 minutes from the nearest hospital, it’s […]

Williams receives green light for project to serve Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern states

Williams receives green light for project to serve Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern states

Williams recently reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Southeastern Trail expansion project designed to serve Transco pipeline markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. in time for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The Southeastern Trail expansion project will provide 296,375 dekatherms per day of additional firm […]

Williams honors longest-tenured employee

Williams honors longest-tenured employee

Two years ago, Williams celebrated the 50th work anniversary of our longest-tenured employee, Jack Crowder, a senior operations technician in North Carolina. On May 1, Crowder reaches the 52-year mark in his career at Williams and is looking forward to many more days working out of Station 160 in Reidsville. He’s been there most of his […]

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

Natural gas storage facility reaches operational milestone

May 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of operations for Pine Needle LNG — the Williams-operated liquefied natural gas storage facility located in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Placed into service in May 1999, the plant serves as both a winter and summer peaking facility, sending out natural gas to serve Transco pipeline customers in the Southeast during […]

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 […]

Williams’ Southeastern Trail project receives favorable environmental assessment

Williams’ Southeastern Trail project receives favorable environmental assessment

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently published its environmental assessment (EA) for Williams’ Southeastern Trail Project, concluding that the project would not significantly affect the environment. The Southeastern Trail Expansion Project creates additional firm transportation capacity to serve utility and local distribution companies located in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The project consists of approximately 7.7 […]