Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 8

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 8
Published: January 8, 2013

OKLAHOMA BRIEFS

Approval sought for N.Y. project

Williams Partners LP is seeking regulatory approval to provide additional natural gas to New York City from its Transco pipeline. Williams Partners intends to provide almost 650,000 dekatherms a day of gas delivery capacity. The partnership plans to spend $182 million to build a 3.2-mile lateral. “This project is critical to provide the additional natural gas supplies New York City needs, particularly as it strives to meet federal environmental standards and its own ambitious clean energy goals identified in its PlaNYC 2030,” said Frank Ferazzi, general manager of Williams Partners' Transco pipeline. The project must be approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

AAA to host shows in Tulsa, OKC

AAA Oklahoma's biggest travel shows of the year are planned for this weekend in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The events feature more than 20 cruise lines, attractions and travel companies, door prizes and special offers on travel. Participating companies include Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean, Disney, Princess Cruises, Carnival, Seabourn and Celebrity Cruises, as well as Disney parks and specialty tour companies such as Uniworld Boutique River Cruise, Continental Kapers and Insight Vacations. Cost for the show is $2 for AAA members and $4 for nonmembers. Children under age 18 are free with adult admission. The Tulsa show will be 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Crowne Plaza hotel, 7902 S Lewis Ave.; in Oklahoma City, the event takes place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club, 3501 Quail Creek Road.

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