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July 23, 2014
The DOE team joins their Norwegian counterparts on a a tour of the <a href= "http://www.tcmda.com/en/">CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad project</a> – the world’s largest facility for testing and improving CO2 capture. Located just north of Bergen, this project includes a facility to test two kinds of advanced CO2 capture technologies on two different sources of carbon dioxide in the same location.  The goal of the project is to reduce the cost, as well as the technical, environmental, and financial risks related to large-scale CO2 capture – critical hurdles to commercial deployment of CCS.
U.S.-Norway Conference Focuses on Advancing Carbon Capture and Storage

The U.S. and Norway have a strong relationship that goes back nearly 100 years. We’ve been partners in a number of critical areas – from defense to the development of safe and secure energy sources. And our relationship is particularly strong when it comes to fossil energy. That close collaboration was recently on display during the 10th annual U.S.-Norway Bilateral Meeting on Fossil Energy, held in Bergen, Norway. Hosted by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the meeting focused on carbon capture and storage – the process of capturing and storing

July 8, 2014
DOE in Final Months of NPR-3, RMOTC Sale

DOE is in the final months of activities related to selling resources, equipment and facilities at the government’s only operating oilfield, Naval Petroleum Reserve-3, including the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center.

June 27, 2014
An aerial view of Air Products’ steam methane reforming facility at Port Arthur, Texas. | Photo courtesy of Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
Energy Department Sponsored Project Captures One Millionth Metric Ton of CO2

An Energy Department-funded project captured its millionth metric ton of carbon dioxide in Port Arthur, Texas.

June 13, 2014
A worker uses an induction furnace to pour hot metal into an evaporative pattern mold. | Photo courtesy of the National Energy Technology Laboratory.
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About the National Energy Technology Laboratory

From developing new fossil energy technologies to partnering with coal plants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the National Energy Technology Lab is conducting game changing research on the frontiers of scientific innovation.

June 5, 2014
Photo courtesy of the Drake Well Museum, Pennsylvania. Historical and Museum Commission
NETL, Pennsylvania Pen Data-Sharing Agreement to Address State’s Abandoned Wells

The Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection have entered into a new data-sharing agreement that promises to improve methods of locating abandoned oil and gas wells.

May 29, 2014
A tanker carries liquified natural gas (LNG) off the coast of Homer, Alaska. | Photo courtesy of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
A Proposed Change to the Energy Department's LNG Export Decision-Making Procedures

To reflect changing market dynamics, the Department of Energy is proposing a change in the way it reviews applications to export liquified natural gas to non-Free Trade Agreement countries.

May 22, 2014
How the National Labs Help Us Understand the Inner Workings of Power Plants

Learn more about research at the National Energy Technology Lab that's helping us understand more about what happens inside power plants.

May 15, 2014
Friedmann Talks Climate, CCS at National Coal Council Meeting

The coal industry must move aggressively to adapt to the new realities brought about by climate change. That’s the message that Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal Dr. Julio Friedmann delivered in a keynote address at the 30th annual meeting of the National Coal Council May 14 in Washington, DC.

April 17, 2014
Unconventional Oil and Gas Projects Help Reduce Environmental Impact of Development

The Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory has an unconventional oil and gas program devoted to research in this important area of energy development. The laboratory partners with industry and academia through cost-sharing agreements to develop scientific knowledge and advance technologies that can improve the environmental performance of unconventional resource development. Once the resulting technologies are deployed for commercial use, our nation stands to reap huge benefits.

April 14, 2014
NETL-Regional University Alliance Researcher to Receive Nation’s Highest Award for Young Scientists

Dr. Brian Anderson, a research fellow of the NETL-Regional University Alliance and associate professor of chemical engineering at West Virginia University, was recognized during a special event at U.S. Department of Energy Headquarters April 14 for receiving the highest honor the U.S. government can bestow on an outstanding scientist in the early stages of his research career.