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  1. U.S. government spending $425 mln to build fastest supercomputers

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    Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    Nov 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is spending $425 million to research extreme-scale computing and build two super-computers, which would be the world's fastest, for research into basic science as well as nuclear weapons.

  2. UPDATE 1-U.S. to study petroleum reserve in light of climbing output

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    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) now that domestic energy production is booming, according to a letter from a Department of Energy official. "DOE believes that a broad, long-range strategic review of the SPR needs to be accomplished," Christopher

  3. more upside to KMI's C02 Business?

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    with a pretty good estimate. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) thermal techniques account for 40% of total EOR ..... will grow even more quickly. An April 2014 report by the Department of Energy ’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL

  4. Second container possibly leaked at New Mexico nuclear dump

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    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    (Reuters) - A second container of plutonium-contaminated debris may have contributed to a radiation leak that has led to the indefinite suspension of operations at an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, a U.S. Energy Department official said on Thursday.

  5. White House proposes new energy efficiency rule in climate push

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    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy unveiled its latest energy efficiency rule on Thursday, a standard for commercial air conditioning units that the White House believes could slash energy use in commercial and industrial buildings.

  6. Could be years before New Mexico nuclear waste dump fully reopens, official says

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    Fri, 5 Sep 2014

    (Reuters) - It may be years before an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico shuttered by a radiation leak is fully operational, and costs for decontamination and other activities to restore the facility are not yet clear, U.S. Energy Department officials said.

  7. U.S. says reopening New Mexico nuclear waste dump is top priority

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    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    (Reuters) - An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico where operations were suspended after a radiation leak is of crucial importance to the United States and its reopening is a top priority for the Energy Department , the head of the agency said.

  8. 5 Takeaways from the Vancouver Natural Resources Conference

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    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    changing. The American uranium stockpile has been reduced to an amount that will last roughly three more years. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) used to release a certain amount of uranium into the market each year, but in 2013 the DOE began dumping what little

  9. Scientists unable to recreate chemical reaction suspected in New Mexico radiation leak

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    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    (Reuters) - Government scientists have not been able to replicate a chemical reaction suspected of causing a radiation leak at a U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, complicating efforts to understand what went wrong, a U.S. Energy Department official said Friday.

  10. German nuclear waste may be headed to South Carolina site

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    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy said on Wednesday it will study the environmental risk of importing spent nuclear fuel from Germany that contains highly enriched uranium, a move believed to be the first for the United States.

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