Office of Fossil Energy

News

U.S. Department of Energy Coal FIRST Initiative Invests $80 Million in Net-Zero Carbon Electricity and Hydrogen Plants
The Coal FIRST Initiative supports the development of 21st century electricity and hydrogen energy plants that have net-zero carbon emissions.
October 28, 2020
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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 21, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Issues a Request for Information for Enhanced Weathering Research Opportunities
U.S. Department of Energy Issues a Request for Information for Enhanced Weathering Research Opportunities
October 14, 2020
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Department of Energy Issues Report on Benefits of U.S. Oil and Natural Gas: Providing Energy Security and Supporting Our Quality of Life
Fossil Energy Office announced the release of a new report - U.S. Oil and Natural Gas: Providing Energy Security and Supporting Our Quality of Life.
October 5, 2020
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DOE Awards $1.95M for Conceptual Designs that Extract Critical Minerals and Rare Earth Elements from Coal Sources
FE selected 13 projects to receive $1.95M to develop conceptual designs of commercially viable technologies that will extract REEs from coal.
October 5, 2020
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Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
Department of Energy Announces $122 Million for Regional Initiative to Produce Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals
September 22, 2020
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $2M to Develop Hydrogen Technologies
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $2 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development.
September 22, 2020
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RECS (Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration) 2020 is Now Accepting Applications
FE invites graduate students and early career professionals who are interested in CCUS to apply for the RECS 2020 program.
September 21, 2020
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DOE Invests $34 Million to Develop Small-Scale Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Systems
DOE announced the selection of 12 projects to receive federal funding for the Office of Fossil Energy’s SOFC Program.
September 15, 2020
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Department of Energy Invests $72 Million in Carbon Capture Technologies
DOE announces the award of approximately $72 million in federal funding to support the development and advancement of carbon capture technologies.
September 1, 2020
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Blog

Assistant Secretary Steven Winberg Will Speak at Africa Oil Week Virtual
ASFE Steven Winberg will take part in a session titled ‘The Energy Debate: Natural Gas vs. Renewables’ at Africa Oil Week Virtual on October 7, 2020.
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NETL-Supported Project Develops Flexible Rare Earth Element Extraction Method from Low-Rank Coal Ash
NETL-Supported Project Develops Flexible REE Extraction Method from Low-Rank Coal Ash
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DOE Field Laboratory on Alaska’s North Slope Demonstrates Early Success Using Polymer Flood for Heavy Oil EOR
DOE and its partners are investing in the first-ever polymer flood field pilot on the Alaska North Slope.
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Produced Water: From a Waste to a Resource
FE is funding several R&D projects aimed at reducing the cost of treating and reusing produced water.
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The MLEF Experience – Part II
Since 1995, almost 1,000 students have supported DOE in helping the Nation meet the energy challenges of the future through this research fellowship.
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The MLEF Experience
MLEF alumni share their experiences, project summaries, and advice for future program participants.
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NETL-Supported Project Develops Promising REE Extraction Method from Coal Refuse
Researchers developed a safe and efficient processing technology that extracts and concentrates rare earth elements from coal refuse material.
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In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)
ICYMI, we hope you enjoy catching up on some of FE’s highlights from this quarter.
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NETL-funded Cooperative Agreement Develops New Rare Earth Element Extraction Sorbent
Wayne State University (WSU) researchers produced a potentially economically viable concentration of rare earth elements from domestic coal fly ash.
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3 Ways Fossil Energy Ensures U.S. Energy Security
Three examples that highlight how the Office of Fossil Energy's work helps ensure the Nation’s energy security.
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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: Liquefied Natural Gas
Liquefied Natural Gas Infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage
Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Infographic.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) infographic
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INFOGRAPHIC: Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Providing Energy Security for America
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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Uses for Artificial Intelligence
5 Uses for Artificial Intelligence You've Never Heard Of
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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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