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December 5, 2016
NETL Awards Projects to DOE National Laboratories to Investigate Fundamental Shale Properties

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has awarded six research projects to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories to advance fundamental shale research. The two-year projects will investigate the processes associated with hydrocarbon extraction from unconventional shale reservoirs and lead to a better understanding of factors affecting prudent resource development.

September 15, 2016
DOE Announces $3.8 Million Investment in New Methane Gas Hydrate Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six multi-year research projects to receive $3.8 million in funding that will enhance the understanding of methane hydrate system behaviors when subjected to natural, environmental, or induced production-related changes, helping to determine both the production viability of a vast source of natural gas and to assess the role of gas hydrate in the larger global climate cycle.

June 23, 2016
DOE Awards $10 Million to Small Businesses for Fossil Energy Research and Technology Transfer

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 10 research projects to empower small businesses to develop technologies that allow for the nation to more wisely and efficiently use our vast fossil energy resources and sustain economic growth.

June 3, 2016
U.S., Saudi Arabia Announce International Collaboration on Supercritical CO2 Tech Development

The U. S. and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have announced the intention to establish an international consortium to promote the research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) of supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power cycles.

May 11, 2016
NETL Launches a University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research at Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected Pennsylvania State University as the lead institution to establish the University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research. The Coalition will bring together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from participating universities to address the fundamental research challenges that impede advancement of fossil energy-based technologies.

October 9, 2015
TechLine: Newly Released Study Highlights Significant Utica Shale Potential

A new study led by West Virginia University, supported by DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory, suggests that Utica Shale could be the largest natural gas field in the United States, if fully realized.

September 17, 2015
15th US-China Oil and Gas Industry Forum Opens in Chongqing, China

Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Chris Smith opened the 15th US-China Oil and Gas Industry Forum (OGIF) in Chongqing, China, along with Zhang Yuqing, Deputy Administrator of China’s National Energy Administration.

August 7, 2015
Energy Department Authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC’s Application to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Energy Department authorizes American LNG Marketing LLC’s Application to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

May 28, 2015
Energy Department Authorizes Alaska LNG Project, LLC to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

The Energy Department has authorized the Alaska LNG Project to export liquid natural gas to to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

May 12, 2015
Energy Department Authorizes Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project to Export Liquefied Natural Gas

This press release announces the final authorization for the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).