Region: Oklahoma

Finance major pays it forward with community service

Finance major pays it forward with community service

Austin Welch, a business analyst, is looking toward the future. The 2021 University of Oklahoma alumni supports financial forecasts for our gathering and processing business, but also is working toward a brighter tomorrow for Tulsans in need of housing. Additionally, he’s a campus champion, encouraging college students to seek a career at Williams. “There is […]

Investing in innovation

Investing in innovation

Williams, Devon Energy, ONEOK, venture capital firm Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) and tech-focused non-profit Tulsa Innovation Labs (TIL) have joined together in a first-of-its-kind initiative aiming to attract energy tech startups to the Tulsa region. Spearheaded by EIC, the initiative will provide resources like free office space and custom startup support services. EIC will also […]

No place like home for recipients of Habitat for Humanity House

No place like home for recipients of Habitat for Humanity House

The Russell family eagerly anticipated move-in day. They’d watched and helped with construction of their new blue-trimmed brick home in North Tulsa. Recently, the home was Green Country Habitat for Humanity’s 500th home to be dedicated since the organization’s founding in 1988. “It’s wonderful. It’s a feeling we’ve never had before,” said the matriarch of […]

Training program prepares military veterans to be pipeline inspectors

Training program prepares military veterans to be pipeline inspectors

When Chris Coahran retired after 20 years in the U.S. Army, he wasn’t sure what his next step would be. That’s when his neighbor, Williams employee Jimmy Smith, told him about a new vocational program to train military veterans as contracted pipeline construction inspectors. Coahran was part of the first class of students to train […]

More than an internship: summer program exceeds standards

More than an internship: summer program exceeds standards

We’re excited to welcome Williams’ Intern Class of 2022! Today, 60 students from 19 universities and technical schools are reporting to 15 of our locations across the country to begin our summer university and operations technician internship programs. We plan to exceed the standard and provide them with much more than an internship! “At Williams, […]

Technology for Good: Williams’ in-kind donations support nonprofits

Technology for Good: Williams’ in-kind donations support nonprofits

Williams support of a Tulsa nonprofit is helping other nonprofits that need computer equipment and IT services. 501tech accepts in-kind donations of surplus equipment from companies like Williams and refurbishes them for nonprofits in need. They also provide IT support. For Williams, it’s been a way to give back to the Tulsa community for 12 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Saluting our military veterans today and every day

Saluting our military veterans today and every day

Adaptability, accountability and commitment to excellence are a few of the attributes our past and present service members bring to Williams. Qualities that are well regarded in our nation’s military forces also are key to success in a dynamic workplace like Williams, said Bill Bates, a former U.S. Army engineer and manager of projects for […]

Native American Heritage Month: Building strong community partners

Native American Heritage Month: Building strong community partners

Across the United States, 143 Native American tribes live near our operations. We’re continually building our relationships with the sovereign nations as we aspire to be strong community partners. “Supporting Native American organizations is a way we show appreciation and respect to the communities in which we work,” said David Spring, a Williams employee who […]