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Oct 2016
  • Coal
  • Coking Coal
  • Thermal Coal

Coking market could up CAPP thermal prices in more connected coal market

Speculation over a fourth-quarter benchmark settlement near $200/mt in the Asian seaborne coking coal market has Central Appalachian sources talking of strengthening Central Appalachian thermal prices through the winter, with pricing potentially approaching...

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  • Blog
Aug 2016
  • Coal

Not mine: Consol Energy puts a wrap on CAPP coal business

One of the pioneering and largest Central Appalachian coal producers has closed shop, essentially completing its years-long transformation from coal miner into an E&P company focused on the plethora of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica shales

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May 2016
  • Coal
  • Emissions

Recovery of US coal industry is more than a fairytale

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock — perhaps buried by mountainous utility stockpiles — you’ve probably heard the US thermal coal market is struggling. Demand is down. Production has plummeted. Prices are low

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