NETL is organized to provide flexible, dynamic expertise and capabilities to its public and private sector customers throughout the Nation. The Laboratory is focused on:
The Office of the Director will maintain full control and authority, including delegated authority, over the complete NETL complex including delivery and execution of NETL’s mission.
In continuous pursuit of the mission and to sustain NETL as a world-class research and development enterprise, the Office of the Director promotes organizational direction toward sustainability, consistency, effectiveness and efficiency in research efforts and business practices. The Office of the Director will:
The Science and Technology Strategic Plans and Programs unit will develop the strategic direction for NETL programs and activities that will identify future competency requirements; leverage existing capabilities to optimize output, including through repositioning and redeployment as necessary; and identify investments to sustain and grow the Laboratory. Strategic planning efforts are centered on NETL’s enduring missions: effective resource development, efficient energy conversion, and environmental sustainability. In pursuit of those objectives, the Science and Technology Strategic Plans and Programs unit will:
The Science and Technology Strategic Plans are executed by the Research and Innovation Center and the Technology Development and Integration Center.
The Research and Innovation Center nurtures and exercises core technical competencies that enable NETL to be an international resource for fossil energy technology discovery, development and deployment. The technical core competencies, which combine world-class expertise with mission-relevant laboratory facilities, include:
Core competencies are exercised in collaboration with industry, academia, and other government laboratories, to deliver knowledge and technologies that enable affordable, environmentally sustainable utilization of the Nation’s abundant, domestic energy resources.
The Technology Development and Integration Center implements national programs in fossil energy and broader DOE programs in collaboration with partners through integrated technical and business teams that define, solicit, negotiate, award, manage and deliver federally sponsored research and development. The Center will:
The Technology Development and Integration Center’s work will be performed through three organization element areas: Oil & Gas, Coal, and Energy Technology Development.
The Laboratory Operations Center manages a comprehensive fully integrated suite of laboratory support services consistent with the NETL mission. The Center develops, implements, integrates, monitors and continuously improves the products and services that support NETL business and laboratory operations. The Center incorporates facility operations, information technology and strategic support that will:
The Finance and Acquisition Center (FAC) plans, directs and coordinates NETL’s CFO, procurement and financial assistance (grants and cooperative agreements) functions, ensuring effective oversight and stewardship of the Laboratory’s financial resources. FAC is the principal advisor to the NETL Director and senior officials on all matters related to the Laboratory’s financial and acquisition activities. It provides expert oversight, regulatory compliance knowledge, and operational experience to: