|15th United States Secretary of Energy|
|Assumed office |
December 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Rick Perry|
|United States Deputy Secretary of Energy|
August 8, 2017 – December 1, 2019
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall|
|Assistant Secretary of Energy for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs|
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John Angell|
|Succeeded by||Rick Dearborn|
|Born||August 18, 1962|
Paincourtville, Louisiana, U.S.
|Education||University of Maryland, College Park (BA)|
Dan R. Brouillette (born August 18, 1962) is an American businessman. He is the 15th and current United States Secretary of Energy since December 3, 2019. He was the United States Deputy Secretary of Energy from August 2017 through December 2019. After being nominated for the position by President Donald Trump, Brouillette was confirmed by a 79–17 vote of the United States Senate on August 3, 2017.
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- "Brouillette sworn in to head Congressional, Intergovernmental Affairs". DOE This Month (Department of Energy). September 2001. http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/18/17890.pdf.
- "PN459 — Dan R. Brouillette — Department of Energy". U.S. Congress. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
- Trump, Donald J. (2019-10-18). "....He is also my friend! At the same time, I am pleased to nominate Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette to be the new Secretary of Energy. Dan's experience in the sector is unparalleled. A total professional, I have no doubt that Dan will do a great job!". @realDonaldTrump. Retrieved 2019-10-18.
- Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette to Lead Energy Department