Press Releases & Techlines
October 22, 2014
October 7, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected four research projects that will provide educational and research training opportunities for minority students while advancing key technical areas in fossil fuel utilization.
September 15, 2014
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September 9, 2014
DOE Gas Hydrate R&D: Shale Gas Déjà Vu?
October 22, 2014 10:21 AM
More than 30 years ago, DOE looked into the future and saw the potentially large benefit of developing promising but difficult-to-extract unconventional natural gas resources, particularly those from shale formations. As a result, it began sponsoring research and development (R&D), partnering with industry and academia, and, among other things, invested about $137 million in the Eastern Gas Shale Program between 1978 and 1992.
- First Secretarial Visit to the Big Hill SPR Site
October 16, 2014 2:45 PM
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz visited the Office of Fossil Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve’s Big Hill site in Winnie, Texas. The visit is the first Secretarial appearance at an SPR field site in nine years, and it comes after a string of major SPR accomplishments in 2014.