You are here

News & Blog

Press Releases & Techlines

More press releases & techlines


    • In 2014, NETL research led to 17 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
      NETL Researchers Garner 17 New Patents in 2014

      February 26, 2015 9:26 AM

      Each year, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) push the limits of innovation and are rewarded for their unique technological advancements by being issued U.S. patents. NETL researchers received 17 patents in 2014 for technologies including techniques that remove CO2 from flue streams, increase power efficiencies, and lower energy-production costs.

    • News & Blog
      DOE-Sponsored Project Tests Novel Method to Increase Oil Recovery

      February 3, 2015 8:11 AM

      Successful laboratory tests at the Energy Department’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) have verified that the use of a brine-soluble ionic surfactant could improve the efficiency of carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR).