NETL in the News

Alaska needs to support more research: Arctic National Lab Week a step in the right direction for Fairbanks (NETL participation noted) – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Speakers say coal is coming back (NETL’s Sarkus quoted from VA Coal and Energy Alliance meeting) – Coalfieldprogress.com

Coal, nuclear power remains vital (NETL Bomb Cyclone study cited in opinion column) – Scranton Times Tribune.com

Tech Trends (NETL GOGI project included in tech roundup) – E&P Magazine

Sustaining The Industry’s Health Through Innovation Sharing (NETL work with RPSEA noted) – E&P Magazine commentary

New UAF project to investigate North Slope heavy oil extraction (NETL to manage project) – Alaskapublic.org

Strengthening the STEM Workforce - A Perspective From ORISE (NETL’s Circe Verba cited as STEM example) – energy.gov

Two research awards announced at Alaska National Lab Day (NETL to manage one) – Fairbanks News

This Power Plant Runs on CO2 (NETL’s Weiland quoted) – IEEE Spectrum 

Department of Energy Announces $7M for Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Recovery (NETL to manage project) – EIN NEWS

New UAF project to investigate North Slope heavy oil extraction (NETL to manage project) – Alaska Public Media

Alaska needs to support more research: Arctic National Lab Week a step in the right direction for Fairbanks (NETL participation noted) – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

First-ever international database prevents natural gas infrastructure failures (NETL item in Tech Trends) – E&P

The 2018 Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration Program Is Now Accepting Applications (NETL supported program) – EIN Newsdesk

Department of Energy Seeks Research on Improving Coal Plants – (NETL fielding input) – Power Engineering

Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere (NETL Acting Director Blog on STEM) – Energy.gov

The 2018 Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration Program Is Now Accepting Applications (NETL supported program) – EIN Newsdesk

Department of Energy Seeks Research on Improving Coal Plants – (NETL fielding input) – Power Engineering

Inspiration Can Come from Anywhere (NETL Acting Director Blog on STEM) – Energy.gov

DOE Announces $13M to develop innovative methods for making products from carbon dioxide or coal (NETL to manage project) – Wyoming Business Report

Increasing engine efficiency: These researchers are vying to lead the way in the design of rotating detonation engines  (NETL supports Aerojet Rocketdyne research for converting conventional engine designs into rotating detonation engines) – Aerospace America

Wyoming Energy Summit set for May 23 (NETL’s Chris Matranga to speak on converting coal to high value carbon products) – Wyomingbusinessreport.com

US DOE requests information on steam-based power cycles for coal-fueled boilers (NETL collecting information) – Worldcoal.com

NETL Study Concludes That ONE Future Program Can Potentially Reduce Methane Emissions by 33% More Than Goal of 1% - Globenewswire.com

Advanced fossil energy technologies can increase efficiency and boost clean coal efforts (NETL research explained) – World Coal

National Energy Technology Laboratory experimenting with high-entropy alloys to increase energy efficiency – Daily Energy Insider

NETL, ONE Future partner to study methane emissions in natural gas life-cycle – Daily Energy Insider

Coal Kept the Lights On During the Winter Months (NETL report cited) – Canada Free Press

PSRW Kicks Off with Announcement of Sammies Finalists (NETL’s Kutchko a finalist for science and environment recognition) – fedsmith.com

NETL, ONE Future partner to study methane emissions in natural gas life-cycle – Daily Energy Insider

Coal Kept the Lights On During the Winter Months (NETL report cited) – Canada Free Press

PSRW Kicks Off with Announcement of Sammies Finalists (NETL’s Kutchko a finalist for science and environment recognition) – fedsmith.com

Energy Dept. brings microscopes to Rowan Elementary students (NETL STEM outreach) – Cranberry Eagle

Multiple facets of natural gas industry highlighted at conference (DOE AS for FE Winberg speaks) – State Journal

Rare earths extracted from coal mining by-products (NETL/WVU joint project explained) – Mining.com

Realizing state's natural gas potential focus of conference (NETL work on horizontal drilling noted) WVNews.com

Acid mine drainage yields valuable rare earth elements – (NETL-WVU Project profiled) – WVNews.com

TERRY JARRETT: Coal emerges as the surprise power champion of a cold winter (Columnist cites NETL study) – The Mercury Columns

Ensuring Future Energy Resources (NETL project profiled) – E&P Mag.com

NETL releases carbon capture simulation toolset as open source software – Green Car Congress

TECH SHOWCASE: Modular Gas-to-Petchems Plant (NETL partnership with WVU, Pitt noted) -- Rigzone

NETL sees developed tech applied commercially, other research ongoing – NCWV Media

Industrial Gas Turbine Market size is predicted to grow over 6% by 2024 (NETL study quoted) – businessesservices24.com

NETL study: the importance of coal for power during “Bomb Cyclones” – Wyoming Business Report, World Coal, Utility Dive, ETEnergyworld.com

Inspection Drones Detect Unmarked Gas Wells for PA Highway Project (NETL noted as project partner) – Dronelife.com

Water conservation for power generation (NETL described as central agent in innovations) – World Coal

UAV Inc. Completes Successful Deployment of Drone Magnetometer for Abandoned Gas Well Detection (NETL partnered in project) – sUAS News

University of Pittsburgh hosts smart energy city conference (NETL featured participant) – Daily Energy Insider

NETL invites entries in poster contest – Albany (Ore.) Democrat-Herald

Betting on 'clean coal': Why some see it as a crucial part of our energy future— and some don't (NETL’s David Lyons quoted) – Indianapolis Star

Dorseyville Middle School team wins first place at Science Bowl (NETL-sponsored event) – triblive.com

Earth Day Poster Contest for kids set by federal agency  -- WVNews.com

Battelle Leads Partnership Team to Major Milestone in Large-Scale Demonstration Project (Part of NETL’s Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships) – Oilandgas360.com

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Funding to Develop Technologies that Advance Understanding of Subsurface State of Stress -- Menafn

ORNL, NETL sign research agreement on new ways to use coal – Oak Ridge Today

Two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories to collaborate on coal research – Daily Energy Insider

Pitt grad named acting director of NETL – Pittsburgh Business Times

New director appointed to temporarily helm National Energy Technology Laboratory – Daily energy Insider

New director appointed to temporarily helm National Energy Technology Laboratory – Daily energy Insider

DOE to issue $3M FOA for High-Performance Computing for Materials; focus on severe, complex environments (NETL is a principal managing laboratory) – Green Car Congress

Wildwood Middle students place third at state Science Bowl (students compete in NETL-sponsored WV Science Bowl) – heraldmailmedia.com

US DOE invests in carbon capture technologies (NETL to manage projects) – Hydrocarbonengineering.com

DOE invests $17.6 M in CO2-capture tech (NETL to manage projects) – Wyoming Business Report

With computation, researchers identify promising solid oxide fuel cell materials (NETL collaboration noted) – Phys-org News

Can Updated Tax Credits Bring Carbon Capture into the Mainstream? (NETL CCS research cited) – Greentechmedia.com

DOE and NETL awarding $6.5M to 9 large-scale Phase I pilot coal projects – Green Car Congress

West Virginia Science Bowl held at WVU (NETL sponsored competition) -- WBOY

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $2.75 Million for Innovative Technology Development to Enhance Fossil Power Systems (NETL to manage selected projects) – EIN Newsdesk

Magnetic materials increase energy density in power transformation (NETL collaboration noted) – Phys.org news

Gas could help put brakes on climate change, study finds(study builds on NETL research) – jwnenergy.com

Rare Earth Elements Discovered in American Coal (NETL finds concentrations in coal samples) – Environment News Service

British Columbia LNG exports would have net GHG reductions: Johns Hopkins (NETL study cited) – Business Vancouver

National Energy Technology Laboratory is in step with Trump, its leaders say –Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

RPSEA rolls out 10-year plan for U.S. oil and gas R&D (RPSEA work with NETL noted) – North American Shale

NETL solvent technology for CO2 capture -- Gasworld

WVU partners to make marketable products from shale gas – The State Journal

High-frequency, three-port transformers demonstrate ability to improve solar power (an NETL discovery) – Dailyenergyinsider.com

DOE Announces Funding for New HPC4Manufacturing Industry Projects (NETL projects among those supported) – Newswise.com

UK CAER, Hazard Partnership Seeks to Improve Rural Power Generation (NETL funding noted) – University of Kentucky

New carbon capture technology proving competitive and effective (NETL invention) – World Coal

A fossil fuel technology that doesnt pollute – The Ohio State University

SparkCognition receives federal award from the Department of Energy (NETL to manage project) – pr newswire

WVU partners to make marketable products form shale gas (NETL co-developer) – WV News

AIM Exploration Discusses Discovery of Rare Earth Elements (REE) in Anthracite, Boon to Anthracite Mining in the US and Increased Demand for Anthracite (NETL research quoted) – Digital Journal

Barletta views Trump order a boon to area (NETL research noted) – Standard-Speaker (Hazelton, PA)

Trump orders boost in 'critical minerals' production in U.S. (NETL REE research cited) – Digital journal.com

Rare Opportunity: Researchers See Potential In Mining Coal Waste - WV Public Broadcasting

New Report Determines What to do with Saline Waste Water from Oil and Gas Fields in Eastern Utah (NETL support noted) – Emery County Progress.com

WVU, NETL to collaborate with Pitt, Shell to develop process to transform stranded natural gas into marketable products – Huntingtonews.net

US DOE’s NETL finds high concentrations of rare earth elements in American coal basins – Energy Business Review

Keyser Man on Nationally-Recognized Energy Team – Keyser News Tribune

NRAP Software Developers Win Prestigious R&D 100 Award – EIN Newsdesk

Cleaned-Up Coal and Clean Air: Facts About Air Quality and Coal-Fired Power Plants (NETL information cited) – Canada Free Press

DOE Funds Twelve Projects to Enhance Coal Power Efficiency (NETL to manage projects) – Power Engineering

Department of Energy Announces up to $5.5 Million for Advanced Turbine Technology Projects (NETL to manage projects) – EINNews.com

Japan 'Flammable Ice' Could Be Burned for Energy (NETL study cited) -- Newsmax

Battelle Completes 15-Year CO2 Storage Project at Mountaineer Power Plant (NETL support noted) – Business Wire

University of North Dakota awarded contract to investigate coal-based resources containing REEs (NETL identified as awarding entity) – World Coal

US DOE selects two carbon capture projects to receive additional funding (NETL management of project noted) – World Coal

Higher Education Policy Commission Awards $3.9 Million in Grants to Help West Virginia Researchers Commercialize Their Work (NETL noted as partner) – Huntingtonnews.net

DOE earmarks $26 million of financial assistant for carbon capture research (NETL oversight noted) – Daily Energy Insider

DOE-supported CO2-capture project hits major milestone: 4 M metric tons (NETL support noted) – Wyoming Business Report

Beatrice company part of Energy Department research project (teams with NETL on REE research) – Lincoln Journal Star