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November 2, 2015
6th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministers’ Meeting Underway in Saudi Arabia

The event, which is being co-chaired by the United States and Saudi Arabia, kicked off with various policy and technical meetings with representatives from more than 20 countries. It will culminate on Wednesday with a day-long conference of energy ministers, including Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

October 23, 2015
NETL Technology for Safer, Cleaner Corrosion-Protecting Metal Coatings Licensed by Pittsburgh Start-Up

The Energy Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) teamed up with Carnegie Mellon University to create a revolutionary, cost-effective technology to reduce the impact of corrosion, which costs the US economy an estimated $276 billion per year. This partnership resulted in the creation of a new spin-off company that signed a licensing agreement with NETL this past June.

October 21, 2015
Game-Changing Process Mitigates CO2 Emissions Using Renewable Energy

Gold nanoparticles are at the heart of a new process conceived and developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into usable chemicals and fuels—a breakthrough that could lead to an effective industrial scale way to reduce CO2 emissions for a positive impact on the world’s environment. The innovation was recently detailed by NETL in the American Chemical Society (ACS) publication ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

October 20, 2015
Researchers from Virginia Tech are injecting CO2 into coal seams in three locations in Buchanan County, Va., as part of an NETL-sponsored CO2 storage research project associated with enhanced gas recovery.
Underground CO2 Storage, Natural Gas Recovery Targeted by Virginia Tech/NETL Research

Researchers from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) have teamed with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) on a multi-part project to investigate the feasibility of injecting captured carbon dioxide (CO2) into organic-rich rocks, deep underground, to permanently store the greenhouse gas while simultaneously recovering natural gas.

October 15, 2015
EPRI-DOE Joint Report Focuses on Fossil Fleet Transition with Fuel Changes and Large Scale Variable Renewable Integration

The Energy Department released a report on fossil fleet transition with renewable integration, describing operational and engineering challenges to the fossil generation fleet.

October 9, 2015
StatesFirst Releases Induced Seismicity Primer

A recent primer released by the state-level StatesFirst initiative provides guidance on mitigating seismic risks associated with waste water disposal wells.

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.