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    • History of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

      July 1, 2015 11:34 AM

      The Strategic Petroleum Reserve or SPR is an emergency stockpile of oil located in salt caverns in Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coasts. Learn more about the SPR, how it came to be and what it does in our latest timeline.

    • DOE-Sponsored Project to Study Shale Gas Production

      June 26, 2015 8:55 AM

      A consortium led by the Energy Department's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) will implement a process to monitor unconventional gas production at a test site near Morgantown, WV. The goal is to develop ways to increase efficiency and reduce environmental impacts.