Office of Fossil Energy

News

Department of Energy to Provide $22 Million for Research on Capturing Carbon Dioxide from Air
Projects Will Range from Basic Research through Testing of Prototypes
March 30, 2020
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Department of Energy Executes On Direction Of President Trump, Announces Solicitation To Purchase Crude Oil For The SPR To Provide Relief...
At the direction of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, the Department of Energy (DOE) will fill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
March 19, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Selects Technology Project to Receive $1.5M for Near-Zero Water Consumption at Power Plants
The Office of Fossil Energy selected a project to receive $1.5M for near-zero water consumption at coal-fired power plants.
March 10, 2020
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U.S. And Australia Strengthen Fuel Security With New SPR Arrangement
Today, the United States and Australia have signed a milestone arrangement that lays the groundwork for Australia to lease space in the U.S. Strategic
March 10, 2020
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DOE Announces Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced a Notice of Sale of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum
February 28, 2020
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Department of Energy Issues Request for Information for Biomass Co-Firing Emission Profiles and Impacts on Carbon Capture
The Office of Fossil Energy has issued a request for information for coal/biomass co-firing emission profiles and their impacts on carbon capture.
February 11, 2020
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President Requests $930.7 Million for Fossil Energy Programs
This is an overview of the Office of Fossil Energy's FY 2021 Budget Request.
February 11, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $64M for Components of Coal FIRST Power Plants
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $64 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects
February 7, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Plans to Issue $4M to Improve Coal Combustion Residuals Management
The Office of Fossil Energy to provide $4 million for projects to improve coal combustion residuals management.
February 4, 2020
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Energy Department Selects Advanced Turbine Technology Projects to Receive $9M
The Office of Fossil Energy has selected two projects to receive about $9M to develop advance, highly efficient, turbine-based technologies.
January 29, 2020
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Blog

New REE Extraction Tests Show Promise for Efficiency & Cost Savings
The Lab has funded and supported multiple projects across the Nation to extract REEs from coal and coal-related by-products.
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Strategic Petroleum Reserve Hosts 2020 Louisiana Regional Science Bowl
Since its inception in 1991, more than 300,000 high school students have participated in this fast-paced question and answer contest.
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Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Miranda Johnson
Our third feature spotlight is Miranda Johnson. In her own words, learn about her role, her motivations, and how Black History has shaped her life.
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National Engineers Week, Meet Patrick Shepherd
We met with Patrick Shepherd last week to take part in the National Engineers Week celebrations.
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Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Karrnett D. Davis
Our second feature spotlight is Karrnett D. Davis. In her own words, learn about her role, her motivations, and how Black History has shaped her life.
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The Power of Plasma: Extracting REEs From Coal
NETL is demonstrating a novel process that could see America’s coal country become a new supplier of rare earth elements.
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Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Malcolm Bowens
Our first feature spotlight is Malcolm Bowens. In his own words, learn about his role, his motivations, and how Black history has shaped his life.
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The Future Direction of CCUS in the Oil and Gas Industry
Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg spoke at the Baker Hughes Annual Meeting in Florence, Italy.
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Assistant Secretary Winberg Talks a Safer, Cleaner Energy Future
ASFE Steven Winberg will participate in a panel discussion and deliver remarks at the Baker Hughes Annual Meeting on Monday, February 3.
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Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Speaks About the Future Direction of CCUS
ASFESteven Winberg gave the keynote address at USEA's Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Roadshow in Washington, D.C.
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Fun and interesting facts about fossil energy and FE research

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16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 Injected as of January 3, 2018
16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 has been Injected as of January 3, 2018.
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Solicitations and Business Opportunities
Get information on funding and business opportunities with the Office of Fossil Energy
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Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: Direct Air Capture
Direct Air Capture Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Products Made from Oil and Natural Gas
Products made from oil and natural gas infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Produced Water
Produced Water Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Appalachian Petrochemical Renaissance
The Appalachian Petrochemical Renaissance Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Coal-Fired Plants of the Future
INFOGRAPHIC: Coal-Fired Plants of the Future
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INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels and American Energy Dominance
INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels and American Energy Dominance
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Things Made from Coal and Coal By-Products
Infographic: 10 Things Made from Coal and Coal By-Products
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INFOGRAPHIC: Fossil Fuels Fight the Freeze
This infographic details how fossil fuels were used to meet the increased power demand during the cold snap at the beginning of the year.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Acid Rain Story
Infographic: The Acid Rain Story
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INFOGRAPHIC: Rare Earth Elements from Coal?
INFOGRAPHIC: Rare Earth Elements from Coal?
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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Facts About the Impact of DOE Research and the Shale Revolution
From a Diamond Drill Bit to a Renaissance in American Manufacturing: 5 Facts About the Impact of DOE Research and the Shale Revolution.
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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Things You May Not Know About Coal
INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Things You May Not Know About Coal
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