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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
Sensor research at national technology energy laboratory
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
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.
April 12, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $100M in Investments in Coal FIRST
Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, and Transformative initiative aims to develop coal plants of the future.
April 10, 2019
President Trump Signs Executive Orders Paving the Way for Energy Infrastructure Development
Executive Orders promote energy infrastructure, economic growth and cross border permitting.
April 10, 2019
Kingston power plant at the Tennessee Valley Authority
Department of Energy Announces $87 Million for Coal Research and Development Projects
R&D projects for coal-fueled power plants and technologies will fall under five separate funding opportunity announcements.
April 1, 2019
carbon capture technologies supported by the energy department
DOE Announces $20 Million for a Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Projects will help identify and address regional storage and transport challenges currently facing the development of CCUS.
March 29, 2019
Energy Department Invests Additional $5 Million for Carbon Capture and Storage Projects
The Office of Fossil Energy invests an additional $5 million for carbon capture and storage projects.
March 25, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Strategies to Improve Emission Reduction Technologies
The Office of Fossil Energy issued a Request for Information for strategies for improving or creating emission-reduction or utilization technologies.
March 22, 2019
Department of Energy Announces Contract Awards for Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
The Department of Energy announced that is has awarded contracts for the recent Strategic Petroleum Reserve crude oil sale.
March 14, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Projects will support studies for CO2 systems on both coal and natural gas power plants.
March 6, 2019
DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology Funding
Eligible small businesses that have previously received Phase I grants will be able to complete for Phase II grants with a duration of up to 2 years.
March 5, 2019
liquified natural gas exports
Department of Energy Authorizes LNG Exports from Venture Global Calcasieu Pass Project
Under the order, Venture Global Calcasieu Pass will be able to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas as LNG.
February 28, 2019
DOE Announces 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.
February 28, 2019
Secretary Perry Announces $24 Million in New Projects to Advance Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies
Projects to address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of carbon capture.
February 14, 2019
Chevron Technology Ventures Awards Winners in FE-Supported Produced Water Challenge
Today, Chevron Technology Ventures, LLC announced three winners of the FE-supported Chevron Tech Challenge for Produced Water.
February 13, 2019
NETL-Supported Scale-Up of Nickel Superalloy Component Manufacturing Processes for Advanced Ultrasupercritical Technology Moves Forward
The National Energy Technology Laboratory is set to scale up components of advanced ultrasupercritical power plant technologies.
February 12, 2019
Deputy Secretary Brouillette Participates In German LNG Conference
Deputy Secretary Brouillette emphasized how America’s natural gas revolution has played an integral role in U.S. energy security.
January 23, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy, As Part of an International Team, Has Successfully Drilled a Gas Hydrate Test Well on Alaska North Slope
DOE has taken a significant leap forward in investigating the resource potential of natural gas hydrates on the Alaska North Slope.
January 23, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $38 Million for Improving Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants
Projects aim to improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of the nation’s existing coal-fired power plant fleet.
January 16, 2019
DOE Issues Notice of Intent for Funding Opportunity for Front-End Engineering and Design Studies for Commercial-Scale Carbon Capture Systems
The Department of Energy issued a Notice of Intent for front-end engineering and design studies for commercial-scale carbon capture systems.
January 15, 2019
DOE Announces $6 Million for University-Based Turbines Research and Development Projects
The Department of Energy announced $6 million for university-based R&D projects that address and resolve challenges related to fossil fuel turbines.