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Transocean Ltd. Announces Cash Tender Offers

13 Jun 08:26 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Mining For Answers On Abandoned Mines

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Soil scientist Jim Ippolito believes in local solutions to local problems. The problem he's working on is contaminated soils near abandoned mines. In the western United States 160,000 abandoned mines contaminate soils in the region. read more »

Transocean Ltd. Sells Jackup Fleet to Borr Drilling

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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US Nuclear Regulators Greatly Underestimate Potential For Nuclear Disaster

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) relied on faulty analysis to justify its refusal to adopt a critical measure for protecting Americans from the occurrence of a catastrophic nuclear-waste fire at any one of dozens of reactor sites around the country, according to scientists.read more »

Transocean Ltd. Closes Private Placement of U.S. $410 Million of Secured Notes

5 May 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Transocean Ltd. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

3 May 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Wastewater Injection Rates May Have Been Key To Oklahoma's Largest Earthquake

3 May 2017 | U.S. News

Changes to the rate of wastewater injection in disposal wells may have contributed to conditions that led to last year's Pawnee earthquake in Oklahoma, according to a new report.read more »

Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

24 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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BP Oil Spill Did $17.2 Billion In Damage To Natural Resources, Scientists Find

21 Apr 2017 | SciTech

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill in U.S. history.read more »

Transocean Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date

12 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Americans Use More Clean Energy In 2016

11 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall, energy consumption was nearly flat.read more »

Transocean Ltd. Announces Contracts for the Transocean Spitsbergen

5 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Trump Action On Clean Power Plan 'Threatens Air Quality, Health, And Economic Benefits'

29 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

A distinguished academic says President Trump's dismantling of President Obama's climate change policies will cost lives and have economic consequences.read more »

Transocean Ltd.'s CEO to Present at the Scotia Howard Weil 45th Annual Energy Conference

14 Mar 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Red Cross Shelters Open In California As Thousands Evacuated Due To Compromised Dam

15 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

An estimated 4,800 people in northern California are in 28 Red Cross and community shelters after being forced to leave their homes due to compromised Oroville Dam spillways which could potentially cause catastrophic flooding.read more »

Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

9 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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Transocean Ltd. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Release Date

3 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems

15 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 15, 2016DOE Announces Nearly $20 Million to Accelerate Energy Efficient Transportation and Systems Today, the Energy Department announced $19.7 million, subject to appropriations, to support research and development of advanced vehicle technologies, including batteries, lightweight materials, and advanced combustion engines, as well as innovative technologies for energy efficient mobility. read more »

Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels

15 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 15, 2016Energy Department Announces Up to $8 Million to Develop Algae-Based Biofuels On December 15, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Bioenergy Technologies Office announced a funding opportunity of up to $8 million, subject to appropriations, for innovative technologies and approaches to help advance bioenergy and bioproducts from algae. read more »

DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January

14 Dec 2016 | SciTech

December 14, 2016DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Native Village Energy Workshops in January read more »

Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

14 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 14, 2016Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced nearly $35 million, subject to appropriations, for 28 higher education institutions from 25 states across the country to set up and operate regional Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs). read more »

Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program

14 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 14, 2016Energy Department Announces Universities to Lead Industrial Assessment Centers Program The Departmentread more »

Statement on Congressionally-Mandated Crude Oil Sales from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

13 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 13, 2016Statement on Congressionally-Mandated Crude Oil Sales from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy announced today they will commence a sale of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) as early as January 2017. read more »

Energy Secretary Moniz Statement on Breakthrough Energy Coalition Fund Announcement

12 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 12, 2016Energy Secretary Moniz Statement on Breakthrough Energy Coalition Fund Announcement WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz released the following statement regarding the announcement by the Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC) that the investor group has officially established a new investment fund. The fund, called Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), will invest more than $1 billion of patient capital in early stage clean energy.read more »

Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Institute

9 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 9, 2016Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Institute $140 Million Investment Aims to Revolutionize Energy-Intensive Industries Through Ultra-Efficient Processesread more »

Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Institute

9 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 9, 2016Energy Department Announces American Institute of Chemical Engineers to Lead New Manufacturing USA Instituteread more »

Energy Department Accelerates Clean Energy Advancement at Federal Facilities

8 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 8, 2016Energy Department Accelerates Clean Energy Advancement at Federal Facilities The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $3 million in funding for three projects to speed the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government. read more »

Transocean Ltd. Announces Closing of U.S. $625 Million of Secured Notes Due 2024

8 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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DOE Launches Signature Partnership to Jump-Start Zero Energy Schools

8 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 8, 2016DOE Launches Signature Partnership to Jump-Start Zero Energy Schools On December 6, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the launch of a new partnership to jump-start zero energy schools across the country and better enable states and school districts alike to design, construct, and operate these cutting-edge, energy-saving schools. read more »

Energy Department Announces Winners of 2016 Federal Energy & Water Management Awards

7 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 7, 2016Energy Department Announces Winners of 2016 Federal Energy & Water Management Awards The Energy Department today recognized 30 winners across the federal government with the 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards. read more »

Webinar December 13: Total Cost of Ownership Modeling for Stationary Fuel Cell Systems

7 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 7, 2016Webinar December 13: Total Cost of Ownership Modeling for Stationary Fuel Cell Systems The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar entitled "Total Cost of Ownership Modeling for Stationary Fuel Cell Systems" on Tuesday, December 13, from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). In this webinar, Max Wei of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will describe a total cost of ownership model for stationary fuel cell systems. read more »

Energy Department Launches Zero Energy Schools Accelerator

6 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 6, 2016Energy Department Launches Zero Energy Schools Accelerator Six school districts & two states are among first aiming to make zero energy schools mainstreamread more »

Transocean Ltd. Announces Approval of Merger with Transocean Partners

6 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

Transocean Ltd. has added a news release to its Investor Relations website.

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FEMP Offers New Certificate Series on Data Center Energy Efficiency

5 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 5, 2016FEMP Offers New Certificate Series on Data Center Energy Efficiency The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents new a FEMP Certificate Series on Data Center Energy Efficiency. read more »

FCTO Fellows Show Off Fuel Cell and Electrolyzer Demonstration

5 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 5, 2016FCTO Fellows Show Off Fuel Cell and Electrolyzer Demonstration Check out this Facebook Live presentation of an electrolyzer and fuel cell demo by Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) fellows Sarah Studer and Zeric Hulvey and learn more about some of the different things that the FCTO is working on. read more »

Bioenergy Technologies Office Announces Notice of Intent for the Optimization of Integrated Biorefineries

5 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 5, 2016Bioenergy Technologies Office Announces Notice of Intent for the Optimization of Integrated Biorefineries The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, “Integrated Biorefinery Optimization.” read more »

United States Commits to IAEA Monitoring for the Verifiable Disposition of Six Metric Tons of Surplus Plutonium

5 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 5, 2016United States Commits to IAEA Monitoring for the Verifiable Disposition of Six Metric Tons of Surplus Plutonium Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announces U.S. commitment at international conference on nuclear security. read more »

NETL Awards Projects to DOE National Laboratories to Investigate Fundamental Shale Properties

5 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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. read more »

DOE Issues 89th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report

2 Dec 2016 | SciTech

December 2, 2016DOE Issues 89th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report The 89th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report highlights “Making NEPA Connections,” the October 2016 meeting of DOE’s NEPA Compliance Officers (NCOs), including presentations by Ted Boling, Associate Director for NEPA, Council on Environmental Quality, and Rob Tomiak, Director, Office of Federal Activities, Environmental Protection Agency. This issue also includes articles on EPA’s “EJ 2020” Action Agenda, implementing CEQ’s NEPA guidance on considering greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, and DOE guidance on EIS and EA distribution. read more »

DOE Awards Contract for the Environmental Management Headquarters Information Technology Services Procurement

1 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 1, 2016DOE Awards Contract for the Environmental Management Headquarters Information Technology Services Procurement Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to e-Management Consultants, Inc. for the Environmental Management Headquarters Information Technology Services Procurement. The contract includes Firm Fixed-Price (FFP), Non-Fee Bearing Cost-Reimbursable (CR), and Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs). read more »

DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal for Moab UMTRA Technical Assistance Contract (TAC) Procurement

1 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 1, 2016DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal for Moab UMTRA Technical Assistance Contract (TAC) Procurement Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for Moab UMTRA Technical Assistance Contract (TAC). read more »

SunShot to Host Webinar on 2030 Goals

1 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 1, 2016SunShot to Host Webinar on 2030 Goals On December 6, 2016, the SunShot Initiative will host a webinar to discuss the new 2030 goals that were announced last month, wread more »

BETO Announces Notice of Intent for the Development of Algae-Based Biofuels

1 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 1, 2016BETO Announces Notice of Intent for the Development of Algae-Based Biofuels The U.S. Department of Energy‘s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), intends to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for up to $8 million, subject to appropriations. The FOA, entitled Productivity Enhanced Algae and Tool-Kits (PEAK), will support innovative technologies and approaches to help advance bioenergy and bioproducts from algae. read more »

DOE Fuel Cell Bus Analysis Finds Fuel Economy to be 1.4 Times Higher than Diesel

30 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 30, 2016DOE Fuel Cell Bus Analysis Finds Fuel Economy to be 1.4 Times Higher than Diesel Announced on November 30 by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Reuben Sarkar at the Zero Emissions Bus Workshop in London, FCTO has released a new report showing that the average fuel economy of fuel cell electric buses from three fleets is ~6 miles per diesel gallon equivalent or DGE, 1.4 times higher than conventional diesel buses (~4.2 miles per DGE) from one fleet and up to 1.9 times higher than compressed natural gas buses (~3.3 miles per DGE) in another fleet. read more »

BETO Launches Multi-Lab Consortium to Advance Separations Technology

30 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 30, 2016BETO Launches Multi-Lab Consortium to Advance Separations Technology The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announces the establishment of the Bioenergy Separations Consortium (BioESep)—a consortium of eight DOE national laboratories leading coordinated research to move cost-effective, high-performing separations technologies to market. Separations processes can involve physical processes, like separating solids from liquids, or chemical processes, like purifying mixtures of molecules. To convert biomass to biofuels, many challenging separations are required, such as removing water from algae or taking contamiread more »

Navy Vs. Air Force – the latest Better Buildings SWAP highlights federal leadership

30 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 30, 2016Navy Vs. Air Force – the latest Better Buildings SWAP highlights federal leadership The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today launched season two of “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP,” featuring the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy. Both military operations swap energy teams to improve the energy efficiency of each one’s campus. Watch the episodes.read more »

Energy Department Announces More Than $44 Million for CO2 Storage Projects

30 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 30, 2016Energy Department Announces More Than $44 Million for CO2 Storage Projects The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) today announced that 16 carbon storage projects have been selected to receive more than $44 million for cost-shared research and development. read more »

Navy Vs. Air Force – the latest Better Buildings SWAP highlights federal leadership

29 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 29, 2016Navy Vs. Air Force – the latest Better Buildings SWAP highlights federal leadership The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today launched season two of “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP,” featuring the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy. Both military operations swap energy teams to improve the energy efficiency of each one’s campus. Watch the episodes.read more »

2016 Technology Development Workshop Presentations Posted

29 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 29, 20162016 Technology Development Workshop Presentations Posted Over 180 attendees and speakers met in Denver November 16–17 to address what needs to be done to leverage the full potential of SSL and tap even deeper energy savings. read more »

Energy Department Announces Nearly $25 Million to Enable Innovative Electrical Motors Used in Manufacturing

28 Nov 2016 | U.S. News

November 28, 2016Energy Department Announces Nearly $25 Million to Enable Innovative Electrical Motors Used in Manufacturing The U.S. Department of Energy today announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. read more »

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