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October 10, 2018
Energy Department Announces Intent to Fund Enhanced Oil Recovery Research
The Office of Fossil Energy issued a Notice of Intent to fund cost-shared projects that reduce risks associated with enhanced oil recovery.
October 4, 2018
DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government Coordinating Council Meeting
Meeting aimed at advancing joint initiatives to enhance the security and resilience of the Nation’s oil and natural gas infrastructure.
October 4, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy Issues Notice of Intent for Funding Opportunity Announcement to Improve Recovery of Unconventional Oil and Natu...
The Energy Department has issued a Notice of Intent for an upcoming unconventional oil and natural gas Funding Opportunity Announcement.
September 27, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Selected projects will support the development of solvent, sorbent, and membrane technologies.
September 26, 2018
Energy Department Announces Selections for First-Round Solicitation under the High Performance Computing for Materials Program
The U.S. Department of Energy announces $2.7M in funding for nine projects that fall under the High Performance Computing for Materials Program.
September 20, 2018
DOE-NETL-Supported Research Cruise Racks Up Methane Hydrate Data Successes
A recent interagency federal research cruise has confirmed previously detected methane hydrates and discovered new deposits.
September 13, 2018
U.S. Becomes World’s Largest Crude Oil Producer and Department of Energy Authorizes Short Term Natural Gas Exports
In June and August, the United States surpassed Russia in crude oil production for the first time since February 1999.
September 7, 2018
Department of Energy Announces Contract Awards for Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The Office of Fossil Energy announced today that contracts have been awarded from the recent Strategic Petroleum Reserve crude oil sale.
August 28, 2018
Energy Department Invests $7M to Advance Associated Geological Storage
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected two projects to receive approximately $7 million to advance associated geological storage.
August 20, 2018
The Strategic Petroleum Reserves Announces a Notice of Sale of Crude Oil
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy announced today a Notice of Sale for crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
August 15, 2018
Office of Fossil Energy Announces Selection under High-Performance Computing for Materials Program
The Office of Fossil Energy selected a project to receive federal funding under the High-Performance Computing for Materials program.
August 9, 2018
Energy Department Selects Additional Advanced Combustion Projects to Receive $3.3M
The Department of Energy has selected three additional projects to receive $3.3M in federal funding to advance coal-combustion power systems.
July 25, 2018
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U.S. Department of Energy Finalizes Rule to Expedite Approval for Small-Scale Natural Gas Exports
Rule will provide for faster approval of applications for small-scale exports of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas.
July 25, 2018
Energy Department Invests $10.7M in Technologies that Assess Subsurface Stress for Carbon Storage
The U.S. Department of Energy selected five projects assessing subsurface stress for carbon storage to receive $10.7 million.
July 13, 2018
Energy Department Invests $2.8M to Support Fossil Energy Research at Universities
The Department of Energy has selected seven projects to receive $2.8M at colleges and universities nationwide, including minority institutions.
July 10, 2018
Energy Department Selects Additional Carbon Capture Projects to Receive $11.3M
FE has selected 5 additional projects to receive $11.3M for carbon capture research.
July 10, 2018
U.S. Department of Energy and Chevron Technology Ventures Announce Cooperation Agreement for Produced Water Challenge
DOE and Chevron Technology Ventures announced a new agreement to advance solutions to produced water issues.
July 9, 2018
Energy Department Invests $6.4M in Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Projects
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected five pre-combustion carbon capture projects to receive approximately $6.4 million.
July 9, 2018
FE Announces New Head of Clean Coal and Carbon Management
The Office of Fossil Energy announced Lou Hrkman as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management.
July 2, 2018
Department of Energy Invests $8.8 Million in Innovative Technologies to Enhance Fossil Energy Power Systems
New projects will focus on innovative R&D for sensors and controls, modeling and simulation, high-performance materials, water management, and more.
June 29, 2018
Energy Department Invests $13.5M to Advance Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology
DOE has selected 16 projects to receive approximately $13.5M for solid oxide fuel cell research and development.
June 27, 2018
Department of Energy Publishes Natural Gas Liquids Primer
Primer highlights the resource potential of NGLs, with a focus on the Appalachian region.
June 18, 2018
DOE Fossil Energy Seeks Field Work Proposals from National Labs for Air Separation Research for Modular Gasification Systems
NETL is seeking field work proposals focused on air separation research for modular gasification systems.
May 31, 2018
FE Announces Extension for RFI on Small-Scale, Modular Coal Plants of the Future
FE has extended the submission deadline to July 9, 2018 for the Request for Information on small-scale, modular coal-based power plants of the future.
May 30, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $7M for Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Recovery
FE announced an award for a project to receive approximately $7 million for research and development in unconventional oil and natural gas recovery.