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.


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 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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DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center to be Managed by the BIRD Foun...
The Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
February 22, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency
Conversations covered nuclear nonproliferation, management practices, nuclear cooperation, and advances in civilian nuclear energy.
February 14, 2019
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Deputy Secretary Brouillette Participates In German LNG Conference
Deputy Secretary Brouillette emphasized how America’s natural gas revolution has played an integral role in U.S. energy security.
February 12, 2019
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