Steven Winberg

Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

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Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

As Assistant Secretary, Steven Winberg is responsible for the management and oversight of FE’s research and development program, encompassing coal, oil, and natural gas, as well as the Office of Petroleum Reserves.

Mr. Winberg has 39 years of experience in the energy industry. He began his career at the engineering firm Foster Wheeler as an engineer on coal-fired utility boilers. From there, he spent 14 years with Consolidated Natural Gas working in a variety of positions before becoming Vice President for CONSOL Energy Research & Development. Immediately prior to coming to DOE, Mr. Winberg served as a Senior Program Manager at Battelle Memorial Institute.

Over the span of his career, Mr. Winberg has participated in a number of policy and energy initiatives.  He has also gained extensive experience in numerous energy technologies, including advanced fossil energy combustion, coal-to-liquids, fluidized bed combustion, emulsified fuels, fuel cells, alternative fuel vehicles, and carbon utilization.

Mr. Winberg received a bachelor’s degree in nuclear science from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1978 and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh in 1991. 

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Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia
August 6, 2019
Remarks of Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg as prepared at the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia.
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AIChE Annual Carbon Management Technology Conference
July 16, 2019
The remarks of ASFE Steven Winberg as prepared at the AIChE Annual Carbon Management Technology Conference in Houston, TX on July 16, 2019.
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Northeast Petrochemical Exhibition and Conference
June 20, 2019
The prepared remarks of Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg at the NE Petrochemical Exhibition and Conference on June 20, 2019.
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Emissions Control Technology Workshop
June 13, 2019
These are the remarks as prepared of ASFE Steven Winberg at the Emissions Control Technology Workshop in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2019.
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Energy and Mineral Law Institute Remarks
June 10, 2019
These are the remarks as prepared of ASFE Steven Winberg at the Energy and Mineral Law Institute on June 10, 2019.
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Project Review Meeting
April 10, 2019
These are the remarks of ASFE Steven Winberg as prepared at the Project Review Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on April 10, 2019.
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Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference 2019
April 9, 2019
Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg's remarks as prepared at the Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference 2019.
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ASFE Steven Winberg Touts FE Efforts in STEM Community
March 21, 2019
Students deserve access to STEM education, for their future and America’s future. Read about the Office of Fossil Energy's STEM programs here.
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U.S.-Poland Dialogue on Coal Plant Efficiency Opportunities
March 11, 2019
These are ASFE Winberg's remarks on coal plant efficiency opportunities at CERA Week in Houston, TX.
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