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DOE releases energy budget

12 May 2004 – The United States Department of Energy has released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2005. Included in the $24.3bn request is $728.9m for fossil energy programmes.

Nearly $496m would go for research into advanced coal, oil and natural gas technologies, while $233m would be used to maintain the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the Home Heating Oil Reserve and the Naval Petroleum Reserve.

For details on the DOE Fossil Energy budget proposal, link to: http://www.fossil.energy.gov