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Our Mission

The Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) leads the Department's efforts to develop and execute international energy policy to promote: energy security for the United States and its partners and allies; U.S. economic growth that benefits American business and people; and global political stability and prosperity through energy development.

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Key Topics

Transatlantic Energy Security

Energy security in Europe has been a longstanding United States strategic priority and is fundamental to national security.

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Energy Sanctions

Apply economic pressure on Russia, Iran, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to stop their destabilizing activities through the use of sanctions on their energy sectors.

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Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy)

Asia EDGE is an effort to strengthen energy security and expand affordable and reliable energy access across the Indo-Pacific.

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Energy Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Our work in this region focuses on building an integrated energy market to catalyze regional cooperation and bolster energy security.

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Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA)

The Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) is a whole-of-government initiative to advance regional stability, security, and prosperity through enhanced multilateral cooperation in the political, economic, energy, and security spheres.

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