Region: Virginia

Transco continues to drive toward reducing emissions footprint

Transco continues to drive toward reducing emissions footprint

Williams has completed modernization efforts and redesigned operations at two of our existing Transco facilities located in Chatham, Virginia, and Scottsville, Virginia, to help satisfy the growing demand for reliable clean energy in the region. “The expansion project and upgrades made at our facilities focus on practical and immediate opportunities to reduce emissions and we’re […]

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 […]

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 volunteer pays it forward with his love of reading

Williams volunteer pays it forward with his love of reading

Greg Heath grew up in a house full of books. “My parents had a bookshelf that reached all the way to the ceiling and I read every book,” he said. Heath, a field office administrator in Virginia, now is helping ensure children in his region have access to books, and lots of them. As a […]

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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 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 […]

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 […]

Williams Seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

Williams Seeks FERC approval for project to serve growing demand for natural gas in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S.

Williams Partners has announced that Transco has filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization for its Southeastern Trail expansion project, which would create 296,375 dekatherms per day of additional firm transportation capacity to markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. for the 2020/2021 winter heating season. The company has executed […]