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August 26, 2015
Forum Highlights U.S., China Commitment to CCUS

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.

August 26, 2015
Profiles in Leadership: Paula Gant, Deputy Secretary for Oil and Gas

This is Profiles in Leadership, a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this edition we talk to Paula Gant, Deputy Secretary for Oil and Gas

August 17, 2015
Profiles in Leadership: Bob Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Petroleum Reserves

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.

August 17, 2015
Frequently Asked Questions

Some questions posed to the Office of Fossil Energy are collected and answered in this article.

August 6, 2015
Profiles in Leadership: David Mohler, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management

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.

July 28, 2015
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Julio Friedmann, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy

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.

July 28, 2015
Managing an Abundant Resource: An Interview with Paula Gant

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.

July 16, 2015
Partnering with Africa on Sustainable Energy Development

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.

July 15, 2015
Profiles in Leadership: Christopher Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

Christopher Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, shares his perspective on the work of the Office of Fossil Energy in this Profile in Leadership.

July 9, 2015
Crude Oil Characteristics Research

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.