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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 20, 2018
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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 13, 2018
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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.
September 7, 2018
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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 28, 2018
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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 20, 2018
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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 15, 2018
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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.
August 9, 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
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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 25, 2018
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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 13, 2018
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Blog

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.
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FE Accepting 2019 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Applications
The Office of Fossil Energy is now accepting applications for the 2019 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program.
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FE Staff Receive Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award for 2017 Hurricane Response Efforts
Three Office of Fossil Energy staff members received the distinguished Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award last week.
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Assistant Secretary Steven Winberg Helps Inaugurate First Natural Gas Power Plant in Panama, Signs MOU
Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg traveled to the Republic of Panama to help inaugurate the AES Colon Natural Gas Power Plant.
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Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Speaks at Commissioning of Rare Earth Extraction Facility
ASFE Steven Winberg delivered remarks at the commissioning ceremony for West Virginia University’s Rare Earth Extraction Facility.
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Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Winberg Participates in the World Gas Conference
The Office of Fossil Energy participated in the 27th World Gas Conference this week.
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Foreword: Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk
This year’s International Index shows the U.S. was in 2016 the second-most energy secure country of the 25 large energy consuming countries.
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FE Welcomes 2018 Mickey Leland Energy Fellows
Fossil Energy welcomed 60 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship participants at the annual kickoff event.
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Carbon Capture and the Low-Carbon Economy
Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette on how carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) can help foster a global clean energy economy.
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Small-Scale Modular Coal-Fired Plants of the Future
DOE is working to advance research and development on small-scale, modular coal-based power plants for the future.
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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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Infographics

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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