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    • The Secretary was accompanied, during his visit, by (from left to right): Big Hill Site Director John Guidry, Field Operations Manager Darryl Rickner, Supervisory General Engineer Lionel Gele, Supervisory General Engineer Lisa Nicholson, Sr. Site Cavern Engineer Jim Perry, Daniel Evans, Office of Petroleum Reserves Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Corbin, General Engineer Ron Gallagher, SPR Project Manager William Gibson, Site Operations Manager Tony Deville, General Engineer Suresh Sevak, the Secretary’s Deputy Chief of Staff Jonathan Levy, and Special Assistant Mark Appleton.
      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.

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      DOE Seeks Your Novel Ideas for Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal and Coal Byproducts

      September 25, 2014 9:55 AM

      Do you have innovative ideas about technologies and concepts for the recovery of rare earth elements? Are these ideas applicable to recovery from coal and coal byproducts? If so, the Department of Energy needs your input.