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US drillers are fighting back against OPEC, low oil prices

...recent report that it expects U.S. production to begin to fall later this year, echoing the prediction of the U.S. Energy Department.To compete, drillers have to find ways to get more oil out of each well, pushing down the cost for each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-drillers-are-fighting-b
Savannah River Site recycles 568 tons of materials, precious metals worth $1.4 million

...purchased."Unlike household recycling, which is often limited to items such as aluminum cans and paper, the U.S. Energy Department site recycles a wide range of materials. For instance, the site separates large amounts of silver from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/savannah-river-site-recycles-
Savannah River Site contractor removes 5 million gallons of salt waste from underground tanks

...from Cold War era nuclear weapons production.Savannah River Remediation, the liquid-waste contractor at the U.S. Energy Department site, said the 5-million-gallon milestone was reached in February, according to a news release. Processing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/savannah-river-site-contract
Exxon CEO says price of oil likely to remain low for years

...prices."When you have that much storage out there, it takes a long time to work that off," Dudley said.The U.S. Energy Department reported Wednesday that U.S. oil supplies have grown to 444.4 million barrels, the highest level in at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/exxon-ceo-says-price-oil-l
Local angler Marshall White recognized for his massive catch

...participants to be notified by March 11.The event offers participants a rare opportunity to hunt turkey at the U.S. Energy Department's 198,000-acre complex in South Carolina, which is otherwise closed to turkey hunting.Applicants must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-02-28/local-angler-m
Savannah River Site, S.C. DHEC agree to extend tank closure 27 days

...announced Thursday with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.The state and the U.S. Energy Department have been disputing the cleanup deadlines for two Cold War-era tanks at SRS holding highly-radioactive liquid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-12/savannah-river-site-sc-dhec-
Savannah River Site contractor docked a quarter of its fiscal 2014 performance fee

...partially because of ongoing cost overruns for a new waste processing facility.According to a memo from the U.S. Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration, SRNS was eligible for $21.12 million and was awarded $16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/savannah-river-site-contracto
Federal report on mismanaged projects makes example of MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...become an example of unruly, mismanaged government projects needing reform, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Department.Construction of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility could cost as much as $12 billion because of project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/federal-report-mismanaged-pr
S.C. DHEC director Catherine Templeton resigns

...Labor before joining DHEC, the state's largest agency.Templeton was unyielding in her position toward the U.S. Energy Department's agreements to clean up nuclear waste at SRS. She threatened millions of dollars in fines for missed deadlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/sc-dhec-director-catheri
Savannah River Site shipments to WIPP delayed until facility reopens in 2016

...operations.The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant has been closed since a radiation release in February, and the U.S. Energy Department said full scale operations won't resume until 2019 when it installs a new ventilation system and exhaust shaft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/savannah-river-site-shipment