trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/UfNTXXt5vwJRt4kUCgZ8Eg2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

Wood Mackenzie: Australia fires unlikely to significantly disrupt coal exports

European Energy Insights July 2020

As COVID-19 Wears On, Regulators Examine Moratorium Extensions, Cost Recovery

COVID-19 Mining Impacts — Mining Projects With At-Risk Production

Mining Insights Newsletter June 2020

Wood Mackenzie: Australia fires unlikely to significantly disrupt coal exports

While the fires in Australia are reportedly not expected to die down anytime soon, Wood Mackenzie does not expect a significant impact to the massive coal-exporting nation's supply chain.

Viktor Tanevski, a principal analyst in coal research at the firm's office in Sydney, said a handful of Australian coal mines suspended production because of the fires and noted that some are nearing "key mines" in the Hunter Valley basin. That region typically produces about 2 million tonnes of coal for export in a week.

Should Australian producers reduce or halt production, they could likely meet their export needs with stockpiles at the mine or port and refill output over time.

The firm expects Australian coal production to be flat this year, totaling about 210 million tonnes given lower guidance from Glencore PLC and the "limited impact" from the bush fires so far.