Press Releases & Techlines
February 9, 2016
President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget includes a programmatic level of $878 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE), including the use of $240 million in prior year funds, to advance technologies related to the reliable, efficient, affordable and environmentally sound use of fossil fuels, implement ongoing federal responsibilities at the Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, and manage the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve and Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve to provide strategic and economic security against disruptions in U.S.
January 19, 2016UAE Ministry of Energy and U.S. Department of Energy Co-Sponsor Workshop on Carbon Utilization during the World Future Energy Summit
The UAE Ministry of Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) co-sponsored a workshop today to examine technological and economic factors for carbon dioxide (CO2) utilization to recover oil and water in the Gulf Region. The workshop took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center during the World Future Energy Summit and Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
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- NETL Carbon Capture Technologies to Be Used in Commercial Biomass-to-Biofuel Conversion Process with Power Generation
January 20, 2016 10:14 AM
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has granted a license for two patented sorbent technologies that capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from streams of mixed gases and enable cleaner, more-efficient energy production from renewable fuels.
- DOE-Led Research Team Makes Significant Rare Earth Discovery
January 15, 2016 9:45 AM
A team of researchers led by experts from the Department of Energy has found that rare earth elements can be removed from two U.S. coal byproduct materials through an ion-exchange process. This discovery could potentially expand the U.S. domestic resource base of these critical elements.