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June 30, 2016
Project uses captured CO2 for enhanced oil recovery process shown above
Texas CO2 Capture Demonstration Project Hits Three Million Metric Ton Milestone

On June 30, Allentown, PA-based Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. successfully captured and transported, via pipeline, its 3 millionth metric ton of...

June 17, 2016
A series of seven public stakeholder meetings was recently held throughout the United States to gather public comments. Submit your comment by July 1.
Submit Your Comment for the Quadrennial Energy Review by July 1

Help strengthen the U.S. electricity system by submitting your comments to the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) – An Integrated Study of the...

June 16, 2016
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FE-Supported Research Looks to Coal as a Source for Rare Earth Elements

FE, through the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), is looking at ways to use coal and its byproducts (like coal ash from power plants,...

June 14, 2016
2016 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship interns participating in a discussion during the June 13 kick-off event in Washington, D.C.
FE Welcomes 2016 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Interns

The Office of Fossil Energy’s Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship kicked off its 21st year yesterday with a class of 43 undergraduate, graduate and...

May 27, 2016
A new chemical process has the potential to reduce atmospheric CO2 emissions by transforming CO2 into fuel and useful chemicals. | Image courtesy of NETL.
Scientists Can Recycle CO2 Using Gold

A new process from the National Labs has the potential to reduce atmospheric CO2 emissions.

April 26, 2016
Schematic Diagram of the Breakthrough Thermal Barrier Coating by “Solution Precursor Plasma Spray” Process
Breakthrough Could Improve Turbine Performance, Reduce Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

Research supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has led to a discovery that could significantly...

April 13, 2016
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New Leader Announced for FE’s Office of Oil and Gas

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced today the appointment of Neelesh Nerurkar as Deputy Assistant Secretary for...

April 11, 2016
Ocean surface current velocities on image of sea surface temperatures, March 29, 2015. Figure from “Real Time Observing and Forecasting of Loop Currents in 2015,” C. Cooper et al, OTC 2016.
New Airborne Technology Measures Ocean Surface Currents for Offshore Energy Production and Emergency Rescue Missions

In a breakthrough project sponsored by the Energy Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), private-sector partners Fugro and...

April 6, 2016
Project Captures First-Ever Comprehensive Hydraulic Fracturing Research Data from 1.5 Miles Underground

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), working with the Gas Technology Institute, Laredo Petroleum, and...

April 5, 2016
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Fossil Energy Announces New Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy today announced the appointment of Doug Hollett as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS)...

March 17, 2016
How to Store Carbon
How to Store Carbon

Find out how National Labs scientists are developing new tools to ensure carbon storage is safe and permanent.

March 10, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Funding Opportunities for Subsurface Technology and Engineering Crosscut Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory has announced a collaborative funding opportunity sponsored through the...

March 7, 2016
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NETL Science & Engineering Ambassadors Guide Next Generation of Energy Decision-Makers

A trio of scientists and engineers from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) are using their research skills and experience to prepare...

February 26, 2016
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NETL Researcher Selected to Receive Nation’s Highest Award for Young Scientists

Dr. Paul R. Ohodnicki, a materials scientist at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), has been named by President Obama as a recipient...

February 18, 2016
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Researchers Uncover Copper’s Potential for Reducing CO2 Emissions in Chemical Looping

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) believe copper may play an important role in combatting...

February 11, 2016
Carbon Storage Model
New Tools to Monitor Carbon Storage Risks Released for Testing

Seven new technology tools that can help predict long-term risks of large-scale carbon storage operations are being beta-tested by carbon capture...

January 20, 2016
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NETL Carbon Capture Technologies to Be Used in Commercial Biomass-to-Biofuel Conversion Process with Power Generation

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has granted a license for two patented sorbent technologies that capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from...

January 15, 2016
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DOE-Led Research Team Makes Significant Rare Earth Discovery

A team of researchers led by experts from the Department of Energy has found that rare earth elements can be removed from two U.S. coal byproduct...

January 7, 2016
INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture 101
INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture 101

Carbon capture is an important part of the Energy Department's Fossil Energy research and development efforts, but how does it work? This...

January 6, 2016
2015 Presidential Rank Awards
FE’s Corbin Among DOE Leaders Selected to Receive Prestigious Award

Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced that Fossil Energy's (FE) Bob Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Petroleum Reserves, is one...

January 4, 2016
Specialty Metals Exhibit at the Albany Regional Museum in Albany, OR.
Metals at Albany: Past, Present, and Future

Reactive metals, rare metals, specialty metals – all these terms refer to a set of elements that include titanium, hafnium, niobium, and zirconium....

November 20, 2015
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Innovation that Improves Safety, Efficiency of Energy Plant Operations Nets R&D 100 Award for NETL, WVU and Schneider Electric Researchers

A new, innovative software product developed by a team of experts from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), West Virginia University ...

November 10, 2015
DOE-Funded Research Yields U.S. Patent for Use of CO2 in Concrete Curing

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to Solidia Technologies Inc. (Piscataway, NJ) for a process that uses carbon...

November 4, 2015
Secretary Moniz Announces New CO2 Storage Network at Multinational Carbon Sequestration Forum

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the formation of an international initiative to facilitate collaborative testing of advanced carbon...

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...