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December 10, 2014
U.S. Energy Production Through the Years

See how the energy sector has grown and changed over the last 20 years with our set of interactive maps.

December 10, 2014
US Energy Production over the Years Data

Some consolidated data from EIA's State Energy Data System, exploring energy consumption over the last 20 years.

October 7, 2014
Funds Awarded to Historically Black Colleges and Universities for Fossil Energy Research

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected four research projects that will provide educational and research training opportunities for minority students while advancing key technical areas in fossil fuel utilization.

September 22, 2014
How Much Do You Consume?
September 5, 2014
Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman (sixth from left) joins in the groundbreaking of the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Petra Nova Project Breaks Ground on World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project

The Houston-area Petra Nova project is designed to capture 1.4 million tons of CO2 per year -- making it the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility.

August 15, 2014
A tanker carries liquified natural gas (LNG) off the coast of Homer, Alaska. | Photo courtesy of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
An Update on Proposed Changes to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures

After receiving numerous comments about a proposed procedural change to the Energy Department's liquified natural gas export decision-making process, the Department is finalizing its decision to implement the change.

August 5, 2014
FE's Christopher Smith spoke recently during the Africa Leaders’ Visit: Energy event in Houston.  During the three-day event organized by the U.S. Trade Development Agency, Smith met with African energy leaders to discuss U.S.-African collaboration on energy development and utilization in African countries.  
<i>Photo courtesy of the U. S. Trade Development Agency.</i>
FE Leaders Discuss African Energy Development

As part of this new engagement with Africa, the Department of Energy has been working with African leaders to pursue ways to sustainably develop African energy resources. In June, Secretary Ernest Moniz and the Office of Fossil Energy’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Christopher Smith attended a U.S.-Africa energy ministerial meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. That meeting set the stage for ongoing collaboration between DOE and African energy leaders.

July 15, 2014
World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Project Begins Construction

Department of Energy Supported Project Will Capture 1.4 Million Tons of CO2 Annually