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Energy Department Invests $9 Million in Offshore Projects in Support of Enhanced Oil Recovery

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has selected three projects to receive nearly $9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0002005, Advanced Subsea System Technologies to Improve Ef...
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $110M for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has announced approximately $110 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under three funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). Approximately $75M is for award...
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ASFE Steven Winberg Speaks at the International Pittsburgh Coal Conference

ASFE Winberg noted that DOE’s Energy Information Administration projects that global coal consumption will remain relatively stable between 2015 and 2040, which is encouraging news for U.S. coal exports. Last year, the United States exported 116 million short tons of coal, the second year in a row...
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DAS Shawn Bennett Speaks at 2019 IOGCC Annual Conference

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Oil and Natural Gas Shawn Bennett spoke at the 2019 Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) Annual Conference in Medora, ND on August 26th. IOGCC is a multi-state government organization that champions the conserv...
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Department of Energy Announces Contract Awards for the Congressionally-Mandated Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy announced that contracts have been awarded from the recent Congressionally-mandated Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) crude oil sale. On August 21, 2019, DOE issued a Congressionally-mandated Notice of Sale for a price-competitiv...
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California aims to fix low-income storage program and deliver new resilience incentives

“The Equity Resiliency program represents a first-in-the-nation precedent to link resilient power and public health, a possible turning point in the protection of medically vulnerable people from climate induced disasters, such as wildfires and heat waves, and related utility shutoffs or brownouts...
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Energy Department Announces Congressionally Mandated Notice of Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced a congressionally mandated Notice of Sale of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). DOE plans to draw down and sell crude oil from three SPR sites—Bryan Mound and Big Hill in T...
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Who will benefit from the surge in behind-the-meter battery installations?

Home with solar and a Tesla Powerwall energy storage system. Credit: Tesla. By Rob Uek, Contributor The electric utility industry has been buffeted by two recent trends that threaten to upend the profitability, and in some cases the future viability of, those companies that are slow to adapt to a ne...
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