On August 25, senior U.S. government officials including Fossil Energy's Assistant Secretary Christopher Smith joined with Vice Administrator Shi Yubo of China’s National Energy Administration to kick off the U.S. – China Clean Coal Industry Forum in Billings, MT.
Profiles in Leadership is a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this edition we caught up with Bob Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Petroleum Reserve.
Profiles in Leadership is a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this edition we talk to David Mohler, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management.
This is the second issue of Profiles in Leadership, a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this edition we talk to Dr. Julio Friedmann, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy.
Paula Gant, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Oil and Gas in the Energy Department's Office of Fossil Energy, discusses challenges posed by the new abundance of fossil fuels made possible by the hydraulic fracturing boom.
The Energy Department supports President Obama's Power Africa initiative, partnering with African governments to develop energy resources. Assistant Secretary Chris Smith recently went to Africa as part of this effort.
The Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy is continuing to develop a better understanding of scientific questions associated with the production, treatment, and rail transportation of crude oils, including Bakken crude oil. To support this effort, the DOE - in collaboration with the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will focus on the portion of the effort described in the Crude Oil Characteristics Sampling, Analysis and Experiment (SAE) Plan. The work contained in this SAE plan is intended to fill knowledge gaps based on recommendations on research needed to improve understanding of transport-critical crude oil and especially tight crude oil properties from the Literature Survey of Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Handling and Fire Safety in Transport recently completed by Sandia National Laboratory.