Christopher A. Smith

Former Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

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Christopher Smith was the former Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at the U. S. Department of Energy. 

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Partnering with Africa on Sustainable Energy Development
July 16, 2015

The Energy Department supports President Obama's Power Africa initiative, partnering with African governments to develop energy resources....

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An Update on Proposed Changes to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures
August 15, 2014

After receiving numerous comments about a proposed procedural change to the Energy Department's liquified natural gas export decision-making...

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A Proposed Change to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures
May 29, 2014

To reflect changing market dynamics, the Department of Energy is proposing a change in the way it reviews applications to export liquified natural...

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Carbon Pollution Being Captured, Stored and Used to Produce More Domestic Oil
May 10, 2013

A breakthrough project in Texas is using carbon capture, utilization and storage technology to safely secure carbon dioxide pollution underground...

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Producing Natural Gas From Shale
January 26, 2012

By 2035, EIA projects that shale gas production will rise to 13.6 trillion cubic feet. When you consider that 1 tcf of natural gas is enough to...

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Celebrating Black History Month with DOE's Christopher Smith
February 16, 2011

Throughout the month of February, we've been introducing remarkable African Americans who are working to advance the President's clean energy...

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