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January 14, 2021
Department of Energy Releases Report on Economic and National Security Impacts of a Hydraulic Fracturing Ban
Department of Energy delivered a new report to the President on negative impacts of the ill-conceived hydraulic fracturing ban some have proposed.
December 9, 2020
National Petroleum Council Meeting To Be Held on December 15, 2020
On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the National Petroleum Council (NPC) will hold its 130th meeting virtually, beginning at 2:00 pm EDT.
October 21, 2020
Trump Administration Secures American Energy Jobs, Natural Gas Exports
U.S. LNG exports have more than quadrupled, putting the United States among the top three LNG exporters in the world.
October 5, 2020
U.S. Oil and Natural Gas: Providing Energy Security and Supporting Our Quality of Life
This report focuses on the important benefits this increased supply of domestically produced energy.
April 28, 2020
Report to Congress on Crude Oil Characterization Research Study
This is a report that summarizes the Crude Oil Characterization Research Study administered by the DOE & PHMSA.
February 11, 2020
President Requests $930.7 Million for Fossil Energy Programs
This is an overview of the Office of Fossil Energy's FY 2021 Budget Request.
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.
May 15, 2019
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INTERACTIVE MAP: U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Exports Breaking Records
The U.S. is now a net exporter of both natural gas and Liquefied Natural Gas, sending shipments to dozens of countries around the world.
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 7, 2019
DAS for Oil and Natural Gas Shawn Bennett (left) and Israeli Consul General Gilad Katz (right) at the 2019 Offshore Technology Conference
FE’s Bennett Announces U.S.-Israel Energy Center Funding Opportunity at 2019 Offshore Technology Conference
FE's Shawn Bennett announced a collaborative funding opportunity for the U.S.-Israel Energy Center at the Offshore Technology Conference.
April 16, 2019
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Department of Energy Announces $39 Million for Oil and Natural Gas R&D Projects
Projects aim to improve oil and natural gas technologies.
April 9, 2019
EM Assistant Secretary Anne White, front row, center, joins other DOE officials and members of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Board of Directors at the Reservation Economic Summit 2019. Chris James, the center’s president a
In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)
Office of Fossil Energy Issues $176.3 in Funding Opportunities in First Three Months of 2019.
March 5, 2019
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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 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.
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 10, 2019
gas turbine test rig at national energy technology lab
Department of Energy Announces $88 Million for Oil and Natural Gas Recovery Research
Two new funding opportunity announcements to support projects that enhance technologies for oil and natural gas recovery.
December 21, 2018
We’re Thankful for NETL this Holiday Season
The Office of Fossil Energy is thankful for all of the great contributions from our lab the National Energy Technology Laboratory throughout the year.
December 19, 2018
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Fossil Fuels Power the Winter Season
During the colder winter months, homes need more heat and electricity. Fossil fuels play an important role in meeting increased energy demands.
December 4, 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy Is Part of an International Team Set to Drill Gas Hydrate Test Well on Alaska North Slope
In an international partnership, NETL will investigate the resource potential of natural gas hydrates on the Alaska North Slope.
October 22, 2018
DOE Issues Notice of Intent for Funding Opportunity to Improve Deepwater Offshore Enhanced Oil Recovery
The Department of Energy issued a Notice of Intent for cost-shared R&D projects that will ultimately enhance the potential for enhanced oil recovery.
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
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 20, 2018
Steve Winberg at 2018 OGIF
ASFE Steven Winberg Speaks at the U.S.-China Oil and Gas Industry Forum
On September 18–20, the Office of Fossil Energy participated in the 18th annual U.S.–China Oil and Gas Industry Forum in Houston, Texas.
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.
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.