September 10, 2021

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DOE Announces Contract Awards for Crude Oil Sales from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced that contracts have been awarded from the recent Congressionally-mandated Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) crude oil sale.

September 9, 2021

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DOE Authorizes Second Exxon Strategic Petroleum Reserve Exchange to Bolster Fuel Supply Chain Following Hurricane Ida

Today, the Department of Energy authorized the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to conduct a second exchange with ExxonMobil Baton Rouge for an additional 1,500,000 barrels of crude oil. 

September 9, 2021

DOE Announces Up to $10 Million in Funding to Develop Natural Gas Demand Response Pilot Program

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) announced approximately $10 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA)..

September 2, 2021

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Secretary Granholm Announces Strategic Petroleum Reserve Exchange

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm authorized the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to conduct an exchange with ExxonMobil Baton Rouge to alleviate any logistical issues of moving crude oil within areas affected by Hurricane Ida.