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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...

October 21, 2015
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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...

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...

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...

October 9, 2015
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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...

August 26, 2015
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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...

August 26, 2015
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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...

August 17, 2015
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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...

August 17, 2015
Frequently Asked Questions

Some questions posed to the Office of Fossil Energy are collected and answered in this article.

August 6, 2015
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Profiles in Leadership: David Mohler, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management

Profiles in Leadership is a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this edition we talk to David...

July 28, 2015
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Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Julio Friedmann, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy

This is the second issue of Profiles in Leadership, a series of interviews with senior executives in the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). In this...

July 28, 2015
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Managing an Abundant Resource: An Interview with Paula Gant

Paula Gant, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Oil and Gas in the Energy Department's Office of Fossil Energy, discusses challenges posed...

July 16, 2015
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Partnering with Africa on Sustainable Energy Development

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

July 15, 2015
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Profiles in Leadership: Christopher Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

Christopher Smith, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, shares his perspective on the work of the Office of Fossil Energy in this Profile in...

July 9, 2015
Crude Oil Characteristics Research

The Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy is continuing to develop a better understanding of scientific questions associated with the...

July 1, 2015
History of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
History of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve or SPR is an emergency stockpile of oil located in salt caverns in Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coasts. Learn more abou...
June 26, 2015
DOE-Sponsored Project to Study Shale Gas Production

A consortium led by the Energy Department's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) will implement a process to monitor unconventional gas...

June 3, 2015
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DOE-Funded Project Testing Laser CO2 Monitoring at Carbon Storage Site

A project that uses lasers to monitor carbon dioxide (CO2) is being analyzed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) drive to improve...

May 27, 2015
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NETL Issues Licenses for its Arc Position Sensing Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has issued two licenses involving its Arc Position Sensing (APS)...

March 31, 2015
Barbara Kutchko, a well-bore cement researcher, studies the make-up and properties of cement used in oil and gas drilling. | Photo courtesy of the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL).
10 Questions with Well-Bore Cement Researcher Dr. Barbara Kutchko

Barbara Kutchko, a researcher at the National Energy Technology Lab, tells us about how she got interested in science, the ways her research is...

March 24, 2015
Sandia National Laboratories Releases Literature Survey of Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Handling and Fire Safety in Transport

The Department of Energy is helping to develop an understanding of scientific questions associated with the production, treatment, and...

February 26, 2015
In 2014, NETL research led to 17 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
NETL Researchers Garner 17 New Patents in 2014

Each year, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) push the limits of innovation and are...

February 3, 2015
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DOE-Sponsored Project Tests Novel Method to Increase Oil Recovery

Successful laboratory tests at the Energy Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) have verified that the use of a brine-soluble...

January 30, 2015
A solitary oil pump at the Teapot Dome Oilfield in Wyoming. | Department of Energy photo.
Let’s Try That Again: Selling the Teapot Dome Oil Field

The first time the Teapot Dome Oilfield was sold, it threw the Harding administration into scandal. Now -- 93 years later -- we're selling the...

January 13, 2015
Head of UN Economic Commission for Europe: "Capture the Carbon"

The increased urgency of global climate change has focused the attention of many leaders around the world. While the Department of Energy remains...