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NEPA Categorical Exclusions - April 2014 to June 2014

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ARRA Date Title Recipient Name Location DOE/NETL Sponsors
Y 6/26/2014 Characterization of Pliocene and Miocene Formations in the Wilmington Graben, Offshore Los Angeles, for Large-Scale Geologic Storage of CO2 (Project Modification) GeoMechanics, Inc. San Pedro, CA FE/SCC/Storage Division
Y 6/26/2014 Characterization of Pliocene and Miocene Formations in the Wilmington Graben, Offshore Los Angeles, for Large-Scale Geologic Storage of CO2 (Project Modification) GeoMechanics, Inc. Monrovia, CA FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/26/2014 Integrated Characterization of CO2 Storage Reservoirs On The Rock Springs Uplift Combining Geomechanics, Geochemistry, And Flow Modeling University of Wyoming Laramie, WY FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 I-75 Green Corridor Project Prime: University of TN
Sub: Protec Fuel
Ft. Myers, FL EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 6/25/2014 I-75 Green Corridor Project Prime: University of TN
Sub: Protec Fuel
Punta Gorda, FL EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 6/25/2014 Quantitative Characterization of Impacts of Couple Geomechanics and Flow on Safe and Permanent Geological Storage of CO2 in Fractured Reservoirs Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 Quantitative Characterization of Impacts of Couple Geomechanics and Flow on Safe and Permanent Geological Storage of CO2 in Fractured Reservoirs Prime:  Colorado School of Mines
Sub:  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL)
Berkeley, CA FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 Multiscale Modeling of CO2 Migration and Trapping in Fractured Reservoirs with Validation The Trustees of Princeton University Princeton, NJ FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 Multiscale Modeling of CO2 Migration and Trapping in Fractured Reservoirs with Validation Prime:  The Trustees of Princeton University
Sub:  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Berkeley, CA FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 Multiscale Modeling of CO2 Migration and Trapping in Fractured Reservoirs with Validation Prime:  The Trustees of Princeton University
Sub:  Heriot Watt University
Edinburgh, UK FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/25/2014 Development of Geomechanical Screening Tools to Identify Risk:  An Experimental and Modeling Approach for Secure CO2 Storage University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 6/23/2014 Integration of Advanced NETL-RUA Cooling Concepts into Airfoils Tested in PSU Rig Pratt & Whitney East Hartford, CT FE/SCC/AESD
N 6/23/2014 Integration of Advanced NETL-RUA Cooling Concepts into Airfoils Tested in PSU Rig UTRC East Hartford, CT FE/SCC/AESD
N 6/23/2014 Building 36 Use Permit NETL Site Operations Division Albany, OR FE/OIO/Site Operations Division
N 6/23/2014 Vertically Aligned Carbon-Nanotubes Embedded in Ceramic Matrices for Hot Electrode Applications University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/23/2014 Nanostructured Silica Sorbent for Carbon Capture Delaware State University Dover, DE FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/23/2014 Carbon Absorber Retrofit Equipment (CARE) - Site Relocation Neumann Systems Group Colorado Springs, CO FE/SCC/Existing Plants Division
N 6/23/2014 B14 Renovation N/A, TBD Morgantown, WV FE/OIO/Site Operations Division
N 6/12/2014 USC Autoclave (Project Extension) Structural Materials Development Division Albany, OR FE/ORD/Structural Materials Development Division
N 6/12/2014 Evaluation of Deep Subsurface Resistivity Imaging for Hydrofracture Monitoring (Location Change) Prime: GroundMetrics Inc. (GMI)
Sub:  Encana
Weld County, CO FE/SCNGO
N 6/12/2014 Building 33 FSARS Use Permit NETL Site Operations Division Albany, OR FE/OIO/Site Operations Division
N 6/12/2014 Marine Vibrator Prototype Demonstration Test (Summary CX) Prime:  RPSEA
Subs:  Multiple
Multiple sites, Multiple states, Canada, and United Kingdom FE/SCNGO
N 6/5/2014 Development of Reduced-Order Model for Gas-Solid Flow Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Florida International University Miami, FL FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/5/2014 Development of Reduced-Order Model for Gas-Solid Flow Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Prime:  Florida International University
Sub:  Texas A&M University
College Station, TX FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/5/2014 Precursor-Derived Nanostructured Si-C-X Materials for MHD Electrode Applications University of Washington Seattle, WA FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/5/2014 Precursor-Derived Nanostructured Si-C-X Materials for MHD Electrode Applications Prime:  University of Washington
Sub:  Clemson University
Clemson, SC FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 6/3/2014 Laser and Optical Processes Lab DOE NETL Morgantown, WV FE/ORD/Thermal Sciences Division
N 6/3/2014 Water Treatment System for Effective Acid Mine Drainage Water Use in Hydraulic Fracturing (Summary CX) Prime:  RPSEA
Subs:  Multiple
Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/SCNGO
N 6/3/2014 Hyper Scratcher Tool: A Patented Oil, Gas, Disposal, and Injection Well Tool for Enhancing Production and Efficiency (Project Extension) Prime:  The Pennsylvania State University
Sub:  Flathead Energy Services LLC
Ballard, UT FE/SCNGO
N 6/3/2014 Hyper Scratcher Tool: A Patented Oil, Gas, Disposal, and Injection Well Tool for Enhancing Production and Efficiency (Project Extension) Prime:  The Pennsylvania State University
Sub:  Flathead Energy Services LLC
Salt Lake City, UT FE/SCNGO
N 6/3/2014 Hyper Scratcher Tool: A Patented Oil, Gas, Disposal, and Injection Well Tool for Enhancing Production and Efficiency Prime:  The Pennsylvania State University
Sub:  Flathead Energy Services LLC
Antrim County, MI FE/SCNGO
N 6/3/2014 Hyper Scratcher Tool: A Patented Oil, Gas, Disposal, and Injection Well Tool for Enhancing Production and Efficiency Prime:  The Pennsylvania State University
Sub:  Flathead Energy Services LLC
Crawford County, MI FE/SCNGO
N 6/3/2014 Wisconsin Biofuels Retail Availability Improvement Network (BRAIN) - E85 Station Installation Prime:  State of Wisconsin
Sub:  Team Schierl Companies
Weston, WI EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 6/3/2014 Wisconsin Biofuels Retail Availability Improvement Network (Project Extension - Administrative Tasks) State of Wisconsin Madison, WI EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/30/2014 Analysis of Best Practices for Deepwater Cementing in Oil-Based Mud and Synthetic-Based Mud Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  CSI Technologies 
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/30/2014 Analysis of Best Practices for Deepwater Cementing in Oil-Based Mud and Synthetic-Based Mud Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Princeton University
Princeton, NJ FE/SCNGO
N
5/30/2014  Robust Metal-Ceramic Coaxial Cable Sensors for Distributed Temperature Monitoring in Fossil Energy Power Systems University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH  FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division 
N
5/30/2014
Robust Metal-Ceramic Coaxial Cable Sensors for Distributed Temperature Monitoring in Fossil Energy Power Systems Prime:  University of Cincinnati
Sub:  Clemson University
Clemson, SC FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division 
N
5/30/2014
Post Combustion Carbon Capture Using Polyethylenimine (PEI) Functionalized Titanate Nanotubes Prairie View A & M University Prairie View, TX FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division 
N
5/30/2014  Boride Based Electrode Materials with Enhanced Stability under Extreme Conditions for MHD Direct Power Extraction University of Idaho Idaho Falls, ID  FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N
5/30/2014  Boride Based Electrode Materials with Enhanced Stability under Extreme Conditions for MHD Direct Power Extraction University of Idaho Moscow, ID FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division 
N 5/29/2014 Reliability of Annular Pressure Buildup (APB) Mitigation Technologies Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Blade Energy Partners, Ltd.
St. Paul, MN FE/SCNGO
N 5/29/2014 Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Michael Fehler - Consultant to SEAM
Boston, MA FE/SCNGO
N 5/29/2014 Pressure Prediction and Hazard Avoidance Through Improved Seismic Imaging Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  SEG Advanced Modeling Group (SEAM)
Tulsa, OK FE/SCNGO
N 5/28/2014 Distributed Fiber Sensing Systems for 3D Combustion Temperature Field Monitoring in Coal-Fired Boilers Prime:  University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Sub:  Alstom
Windsor, CT FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 5/28/2014 Distributed Fiber Sensing Systems for 3D Combustion Temperature Field Monitoring in Coal-Fired Boilers Prime:  University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Sub:  University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 5/30/2014 Distributed Fiber Sensing Systems for 3D Combustion Temperature Field Monitoring in Coal-Fired Boilers University of Massachusetts, Lowell Lowell, MA FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 5/28/2014 Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale (Project Extension) Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  CSI Technologies, LLC
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/28/2014 Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale (Project Extension) Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  University of Houston
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/28/2014 I-75 Green Corridor Project Prime:  University of TN
Sub:  Speedway
Cleveland, TN EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/27/2014 Reliability of Annular Pressure Buildup (APB) Mitigation Technologies Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Blade Energy Partners, Ltd.
Frisco, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Reliability of Annular Pressure Buildup (APB) Mitigation Technologies Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Blade Energy Partners, Ltd.
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Development of Advanced CFD Tools for Enhanced Prediction of Explosion Pressure Development and Deflagration Risk on Drilling and Production Facilities Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  GEXCON US
Bethesda, MD FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Development of Advanced CFD Tools for Enhanced Prediction of Explosion Pressure Development and Deflagration Risk on Drilling and Production Facilities Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  SRI International
Tracy, CA FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Distributed Fiber Optic Arrays:  Integrated Temperature and Seismic Sensing for Detection of CO2 Flow, Leakage and Subsurface Distribution (Location Change) Prime:  Electric Power Research Institute
Sub:  Silixa, LLC
Mobile County, AL FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 5/27/2014 Modular Carbon Dioxide Capture Facility Decommission - Building 84, Room 124 NETL South Park Township, PA FE/ORD/Energy Process Innov. Div.
N 5/27/2014 Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Houston Offshore Engineering
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  John Halkyard & Associates
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Offshore Dynamics Inc.
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Methodology & Algorithm Development for Evaluation of UDW or Arctic Floating Platform Performance Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Texas A&M University
College Station, TX FE/SCNGO
N 5/27/2014 Zonal Isolation Improvements for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus Shale Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Chesapeake Corporation
Multiple, PA FE/SCNGO
N 5/22/2014 Advanced Climate Control and Cabin Preconditioning using Zonal Distribution, Advanced Heat Pump, and Thermal Energy Storage Prime:  Halla Visteon Climate Control (HVCC)
Sub:  HATCI - Calsonic
Farmington Hills, MI EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/22/2014 I-75 Green Corridor Project Prime:  University of TN
Sub:  Thorntons, Inc
Bradenton, FL EE/OEPM/PVTD
Y 5/22/2014 Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project Prime:  Greater New Haven Clean Cities
Sub:  Yale University
New Haven, CT EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/21/2014 Ion Advanced Solvent CO2 Capture Pilot Project Prime: ION Engineering
Sub: Sulzer Chemtech USA, Inc.
Allschwil, Switzerland FE/Capture Division
N 5/21/2014 Ion Advanced Solvent CO2 Capture Pilot Project Prime: ION Engineering
Sub: Sulzer Chemtech USA, Inc.
Tulsa, OK FE/Capture Division
Y 5/21/2014 GM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Manufacturing - Supplemental Work General Motors LLC Brownstown, MI EE/OEPM/PVTD
Y 5/21/2014 GM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Manufacturing - Supplemental Work Prime:  General Motors LLC
Sub:  DTE Energy
Detroit, MI EE/OEPM/PVTD
Y 5/21/2014 GM Lithium Ion Battery Pack Manufacturing - Supplemental Work General Motors LLC Warren, MI EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/21/2014 MRCSP Phase III (Dennison Disp#1 (SWIW#11) Well Characterization) - Subtask 1.6 Battelle Tuscarawas County, OH FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 5/13/2014 Reduced Mode Sapphire Waveguide and Distributed Sensing System Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA FE/SCC/Crosscutting Research Division
N 5/12/2014 Arc Flash Hazard Mitigations - Morgantown TBD Morgantown, WV FE/OIO/Site Operations Division
N 5/12/2014 Smart Grid Capable Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Prime:  Delta
Sub:  DTE
Detroit, MI OE/OEPM/EDTD
N 5/9/2014 Subsea High Voltage Connectors for Environmentally Safe and Reliable Powering of UDW Subsea
Processing
Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  GE Global Research
Niskayuna, NY FE/SCNGO
N 5/9/2014 Subsea High Voltage Connectors for Environmentally Safe and Reliable Powering of UDW Subsea
Processing
Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT FE/SCNGO
N 5/8/2014  Subtask 2.20: EERC Evaluation of Tight Oil Formations Energy & Environmental Research Center Grand Forks, ND FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 5/8/2014 ZERT II: Investigating the Fundamental Issues of CO2 Sequestration (Field Work - Project Extension) Montana State University (MSU) Bozeman, MT FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 5/8/2014 ZERT II: Investigating the Fundamental Issues of CO2 Sequestration (Lab Work - Project Extension) Montana State University (MSU) Bozeman, MT FE/SCC/Storage Division
N 5/6/2014 I-75 Green Corridor Project Prime:  University of TN
Sub:  Speedway, LLC
Cleveland, TN EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 5/2/2014 A Systematic Multiscale Modeling and Experimental Approach to Protect Grain Boundaries in Magnesium Alloys from Corrosion (Subcontractor Change) Prime:  Mississippi State University
Sub:  University of Illinois
Champaign, IL EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 4/29/2014 A Portable, Two-Stage, Antifouling Hollow Fiber Membrane Nanofiltration Process for the Cost-Effective Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech.
Socorro, NM FE/SCNGO
N 4/29/2014 A Portable, Two-Stage, Antifouling Hollow Fiber Membrane Nanofiltration Process for the Cost-Effective Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Harvard Petroleum Company, LLC
Artesia, NM FE/SCNGO
N 4/29/2014 Connectivity Between Fractures and Pores in Hydrocarbon-Rich Mudrocks Prime: RPSEA
Sub: The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX FE/SCNGO
N 4/28/2014 Non-Newtonian Multiphase Lab NETL Morgantown, WV FE/ORD/CSED
N 4/28/2014 Reducing the Impacts of Deterioration of Well Cement Integrity Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  C-Crete Technologies, LLC
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 4/28/2014 Reducing the Impacts of Deterioration of Well Cement Integrity Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Rice University
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
Y 4/28/2014 Recovery Act: Slipstream Testing of a Membrane CO2 Capture Process for Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Prime:  Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.
Sub:  Enerkem AERF
Edmonton, Alberta, CAN FE/SCC/Capture Division
Y 4/28/2014 Recovery Act: Slipstream Testing of a Membrane CO2 Capture Process for Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. Newark, CA FE/SCC/Capture Division
N 4/28/2014 Oxy-Fired Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion - Phase II (Summary CX) Prime:  Aerojet Rocketdyne
Subs:  Multiple
Multiple sites, Multiple states, and Canada FE/SCC/AESD
N 4/28/2014 High Pressure Immersion and Reactive Transport Laboratory NETL-Predictive Geosciences Division Albany, OR FE/ORD/PGD
N 4/21/2014 High Temperature Laboratory Joseph Tylczak Albany, OR FE/ORD/SMDD
N 4/21/2014 Deepwater Reverse-Circulation Primary Cementing Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  CSI Technologies
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
Y 4/18/2014 Recovery Act: Development of Ion-Transport Membrane Oxygen Technology for Integration in IGCC and… Prime:  Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Sub:  Ceramatec
Tooele, UT FE/SCC/AESD
N 4/17/2014 Measurement of Hydrocarbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Uncharacterized Area Sources Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Utah State University
Vernal, UT FE/SCNGO
N 4/17/2014 Measurement of Hydrocarbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Uncharacterized Area Sources Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  Utah State University
Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/SCNGO
N 4/15/2014 Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process (Summary CX) Prime:  RPSEA
Subs:  Multiple
Multiple sites, Multiple states FE/SCNGO
N 4/15/2014 Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  EnerPol
Hardin County, TX FE/SCNGO
N 4/15/2014 Field Demonstration of a Novel Eco-Friendly Production Enhancement Process Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  EnerPol
Montague County, TX FE/SCNGO
N 4/15/2014 Smart Cementing Materials & Drilling Muds for Real-Time Monitoring of Deepwater Wellbore Enhancement Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  University of Houston
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
Y 4/15/2014 Jordan School District and Utah Transit Authority CNG Buses Prime:  Utah Clean Cities Coalition
Sub:  UTA and Jordan School District
Salt Lake City and West Jordan, UT EE/OEPM/PVTD
N 4/24/2012 Deepwater Reverse-Circulation Primary Cementing Prime: RPSEA
Sub: CSI Technologies
Houston, TX FE/SCNGO
N 4/11/2014 High Resolution 3D Laser Imaging for Inspection, Maintenance, Repair and Operations - Phase II Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  3D at Depth
Boulder, CO FE/SCNGO
N 4/11/2014 High Resolution 3D Laser Imaging for Inspection, Maintenance, Repair and Operations - Phase II Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  MT Designs
Berthoud, CO FE/SCNGO
Y
4/8/2014 Recovery Act: Development of Ion-Transport Membrane (ITM) Oxygen Technology for Integration in IGCC and Other Advanced Power Generation Systems Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Allentown, PA  FE/SCC/AESD 
N 4/4/2014 Oxy-Fired Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion - Phase II Aerojet Rocketdyne Simi Valley, CA FE/SCC/AESD
N 4/4/2014 Building 4 FSARS NETL Site Operations Division Albany, OR FE/OIO/Site Operations Division
N 4/2/2014 Integrated Study Using Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir Models, and Rock Mechanics Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK FE/SCNGO
N 4/2/2014 Integrated Study Using Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir Models, and Rock Mechanics Prime:  RPSEA
Sub:  University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK FE/SCNGO
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