S&P Global Platts will launch a new weekly US thermal coal assessment to reflect the value of Powder River Basin coal, starting October 18.
The new assessment will reflect the following specifications:
• PRB 9,400 Btu/lb, 0.8 lbs SO2/MMBtu.
The assessment will reflect the value for front quarter delivery at rail origin points in Montana. The price will be reported in $/st.
The assessment will be published weekly in Coal Trader from October 18.
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