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October 11, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Invests $7 Million for Projects to Advance Coal Power Generation under Coal FIRST Initiative
FE has selected seven Coal FIRST conceptual designs to receive $7 million to proceed with pre-FEED studies.
September 26, 2019
Department of Energy Invests $4.6M in Produced Water Treatment
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected four projects to receive $4.6M for produced water treatment research and development.
September 20, 2019
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U.S. Department of Energy Invests $56 Million in Coal Technology Projects
The projects further this Administration’s commitment to strengthening clean coal technologies.
September 17, 2019
Energy Department Invests $9 Million in Offshore Projects in Support of Enhanced Oil Recovery
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected three projects to receive $9M for enhanced oil recovery in offshore wells.
September 13, 2019
carbon capture technologies supported by the energy department
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $110M for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Funding opportunity announcements further the Administration’s commitment to strengthening coal while protecting the environment.
September 9, 2019
Department of Energy Announces Contract Awards for the Congressionally-Mandated Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE announces the contract awards for the Congressionally-mandated sale of crude oil from the SPR.
August 21, 2019
On July 12, 2017, the SPR celebrated this continued commitment to sustaining a U.S. emergency oil supply, as well as the 40th anniversary of the first oil delivery, with planned events at each of its four sites: Bayou Choctaw and West Hackberry
Energy Department Announces Congressionally Mandated Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in Texas, and West Hackberry in Louisiana.
July 31, 2019
LNG Vessel in water in route
Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project in Mississippi
Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project will be located in Jackson County, Mississippi, near the city of Pascagoula.
July 25, 2019
Energy Department researchers who won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Secretary Perry Congratulates Recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science.
July 18, 2019
Enhanced Oil Recovery facility located in Gaylord Michigan. This facility includes separation and compression units for use in recovery and storage of CO2.
Energy Department Invests $40 Million in Enhanced Oil Recovery
DOE selected these projects as part of its basin-specific research strategy focused on increasing ultimate recovery and operational efficiency.
July 15, 2019
Parabolic trough collectors concentrate the sun's energy on an oil- filled tube running along the focal line of the parabolically shaped trough.
Department of Energy Announces $121 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants
More than 100 grants will support scientific innovation.
July 10, 2019
FE Announces Awards for the High Performance Computing for Materials Program
The Office of Fossil Energy announced $600,000 for two High Performance Computing for Materials projects.
July 9, 2019
Energy Department Invests $14.7M in Large-Scale Fossil Fuel Pilot Projects
FE selected six projects to receive approximately $14.7 million in funding for Phase II of FOA; Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilots.
June 26, 2019
Marcellus Shale Energy and Environment Laboratory
U.S. Department of Energy Invests $44.5M in Advanced Technologies for Recovering Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas
Projects will help improve the recovery efficiency of emerging unconventional oil and natural gas reservoirs.
June 25, 2019
solar tower test facility at sandia national laboratory
Department of Energy Announces 2019 Technology Commercialization Fund Projects
Projects will strengthen partnerships between National Laboratories and private sector companies to deploy promising technologies to the marketplace.
June 20, 2019
DOE Announces $5.4M for University-Based Research and Development Project Selections
The Office of Fossil energy selected seven projects to receive $5.4M for university-based research to improve the efficiency of turbine systems.
June 10, 2019
Kingston Coal Plant Tennessee Valley Authority
Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet
Projects will develop advanced technologies that improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of America's coal fleet.
May 28, 2019
LNG Vessel in water in route
Department of Energy Authorizes Additional LNG Exports from Freeport LNG
Advances commitment to U.S. jobs, economic growth, clean energy.
May 22, 2019
Energy Department Announces $4M for University Training and Research Projects
The Office of Fossil Energy selected 10 coal technology projects at U.S. colleges and universities to receive funding.
May 13, 2019
Energy Department Announces $5M for Produced Water Treatment Technologies
The Department of Energy has announced up to $5 million for produced water treatment projects.
May 8, 2019
Energy Department, Exxon, and National Lab officials sign a partnership agreement
DOE National Labs Partner with ExxonMobil for $100 Million in Joint Research
Ten-year agreement between National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and ExxonMobil will bring lower-emissions tech
May 2, 2019
liquified natural gas exports
Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from the Driftwood and Port Arthur LNG Projects
Driftwood and Port Arthur are authorized to export up to 3.88 and 1.91 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas as LNG, respectively.
April 30, 2019
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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce Call for Proposals for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center
Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
April 16, 2019
strategic petroleum reserve, oil
Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Oil and Natural Gas R&D Projects
Projects aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies.
April 16, 2019
Energy Department Announces Intent to Fund Gasification Research
Fossil Energy has issued a Notice of Intent for projects on next-generation coal gasification technologies.