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Trouble In Paradise For U.S. Frackers

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South Africa Oil Discovery Could Be A Game-Changer

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A major discovery of hydrocarbons…

Energy / Coal

India’s Coal Paradox

India’s Coal Paradox

Jan 04, 2019 at 13:45 | Ag Metal Miner

Few would have predicted this five years ago, but India is facing a real dilemma. It is exacerbated by the country’s predilection for subsidies and set against the backdrop of…

Investors Are Turning Their Back On Coal

Investors Are Turning Their Back On Coal

Dec 24, 2018 at 10:22 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The net zero carbon emissions movement has finally entered the mainstream for investment professionals. Despite a U.S, delegation declaring its intention to burn more fossil fuels at an environmental conference…

Trump Administration Makes It Easier To Build Coal Plants

Trump Administration Makes It Easier To Build Coal Plants

Dec 07, 2018 at 16:15 | MINING.com

The Trump administration is rolling back Obama-era rules on climate change regulation limiting carbon dioxide emissions from coal power plants in the United States, making it easier to build new ones.…

White House Doubles Down On Coal Despite New Climate Report

White House Doubles Down On Coal Despite New Climate Report

Nov 26, 2018 at 15:48 | Tim Daiss

President Trump has spent much of the first two years of his presidency at odds with environmentalists over numerous issues, but now that disagreement also includes the federal government. On…

Coal To Liquid Fuel Could Become Much Cheaper

Coal To Liquid Fuel Could Become Much Cheaper

Oct 26, 2018 at 17:19 | Brian Westenhaus

Eindhoven University of Technology researchers have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated for…

White House Shelves Coal Industry Incentives Plan

White House Shelves Coal Industry Incentives Plan

Oct 16, 2018 at 10:50 | Irina Slav

President Trump has reportedly cancelled a plan proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide financial support for troubled coal-fired power plant operators, Politico says, quoting four unnamed sources…

Hurricane Florence Could Send Coal Prices Soaring

Hurricane Florence Could Send Coal Prices Soaring

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:15 | MINING.com

As Hurricane Florence — a monster Category 2 storm — takes aim at southeastern United States, one of the country’s most important coal export hubs has halted operations due to looming…

Why Can’t Japan Kick Coal And Nuclear?

Why Can’t Japan Kick Coal And Nuclear?

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:00 | Haley Zaremba

Earlier this year we reported on a startling anomaly in the global energy market that even the experts couldn’t have predicted. Just one nation, alone against the greening tides,…

India’s Coal Reliance Deepens

India’s Coal Reliance Deepens

Aug 24, 2018 at 16:37 | Ag Metal Miner

When it comes to coal, India’s litany of woes continues. Despite high prices in international markets, imports continue to rise — and there’s no letting up on that front. After…

Turkey’s Tariff Hike On U.S. Coal Imports Could Backfire

Turkey’s Tariff Hike On U.S. Coal Imports Could Backfire

Aug 17, 2018 at 16:40 | MINING.com

Turkey's move to hike tariffs on US imports this week threatens the country’s coal supply since a weakened lira will likely make the commodity a very expensive one, even as…

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