DOE Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence

1000 Independence Ave. SW Washington DC 20585

DOE Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence

DOE Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (OICI) is an office of the United States Department of Energy located in the DOE Complex in Washington D.C.  The OICI focuses on gathering intelligence for the Department of Energy. It provides information to the Secretary of Energy and senior federal policy makers. As a member of the Intelligence Community (IC), it also provides the other intelligence agencies with technical analysis of foreign intelligence. The DOE OICI utilizes all of the Department of Energy’s resources to gather and analyze intelligence, including the national laboratories. Its expertise is in nuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation, nuclear energy, radioactive waste and energy security. Its most important function to the Intelligence Community is its assessments of foreign nuclear weapons programs. However, it also provides scientific expertise, analysis and technology.


The Department of Energy’s Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence is responsible for all intelligence and counterintelligence activities throughout the DOE complex, including nearly 30 offices nationwide. The Office protects vital national security information and technologies, representing intellectual property of incalculable value. Its distinctive contribution to national security is the ability to leverage DOE’s unmatched scientific and technological expertise in support of policymakers as well as national security missions in defense, homeland security, cyber security, intelligence, and energy security.

Arriving at the Department of Energy  Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence
The closest major airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport located about 4 miles from OICI headquarters.

Base Population
The Department of Energy Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence includes support professionals, such as intelligence analysts, language specialists, scientists, and information technology specialists.