Office of International Affairs

Mission Statement

The Office of International Affairs has primary responsibility in the Department of Energy for international energy cooperation in energy, science, and technology.

The Assistant Secretary for International Affairs (IA) advises the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and other relevant DOE leadership on strategic implementation of the United States’ international energy policy.  IA leads and develops the Department’s bilateral and multilateral R&D cooperation, including investment and trade activities, and represents the Department and United States Government in interagency processes, intergovernmental forums, and bilateral and multilateral proceedings that address the development and implementation of energy policies, strategies and objectives.

Leadership

Theodore J. Garrish
Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs
Andrew L. Horn
Chief of Staff
Andrea Waldman Lockwood
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa, Middle East, Europe & Eurasia
Elizabeth Urbanas
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Americas

International Affairs News

Readout of Secretary Perry’s Delegation Visit to the Inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Secretary Perry discussed efforts to further economic and energy cooperation within the transatlantic community, and particularly with Ukraine.
May 21, 2019
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Secretary Perry Meets with Presidents of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia
Delegation discussed the importance of economic and energy cooperation between the U.S. and the Baltic states.
May 21, 2019
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Secretary Perry Leads Presidential Delegation To Inauguration Of His Excellency Voloydymyr Zelenskyy, President Of Ukraine
While in Ukraine, Secretary Perry and the delegation will hold bilateral meetings with Ukrainian and European leaders.
May 19, 2019
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Visit to Bogota, Colombia
Secretary Perry addressed the Summit about the desire of the Trump Administration to expand energy partnerships.
May 13, 2019
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Statement from the DOE Press Secretary
Press Secretary releases the following statement in response to reports of efforts to disrupt oil shipping.
May 13, 2019
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Readout of Secretary Perry’s Brussels Trip
Secretary Rick Perry and Senior DOE officials are in Brussels, Belgium for the 1st U.S.-EU Energy Council High-Level Business Forum.
May 2, 2019
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Secretary Perry Visits London, England
Visit was meant to honor cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom on Nuclear Security and Non Proliferation.
May 2, 2019
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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.
May 2, 2019
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Establishment of the U.S.-Brazil Energy Forum
Forum will be driven by effective interagency coordination on both sides and informed by industry and private sector representatives.
March 19, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Energy Officials
The Ministers discussed a wide array of expanded energy cooperation between the three Baltic States and the United States.
March 15, 2019
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