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Energy / Coal

Chinese Coal Demand Slows Putting Coal Producers at Risk

Dec 17, 2013 at 17:10 | Nick Cunningham

China’s determined efforts to reduce coal consumption will slow the growth of global coal demand over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy…

Another Strong Datapoint For Coal

Dec 11, 2013 at 08:58 | Dave Forest

I wrote last week about India's incredible thermal coal imports.The roll keeps coming in this space.Indian ship broker Interocean reported late last week that imports came…

Time Running Out for Midwest Coal

Dec 09, 2013 at 17:47 | Nick Cunningham

Abundant natural gas, cost declines for renewables, and tight regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are slowly killing coal-fired power plants in the U.S. This dynamic is playing out…

Chinese Coal Use to Hit 4.8 Billion Metric Tons Annually by 2020

Dec 06, 2013 at 19:00 | John Daly

As the rest of the world moves away from using coal as an energy source due to its high emission of greenhouse gas, in China the use of coal, the…

4 New Reasons To Bet On Coal… And 3 Ways To Do It

Dec 06, 2013 at 15:45 | Editorial Dept

Thermal coal takes the prize today—as the commodity with the biggest disconnect between the bullish market reality and the incredibly bearish sentiment amongst investors.Producing stocks have seen a…

TVA Coal Closures Signal of What’s to Come

Nov 18, 2013 at 18:24 | Nick Cunningham

On November 14 the Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans to shut down eight coal generating units with a combined power generating capacity of over 3,000 megawatts  The decision will…

Delving into India’s Coalgate Scandal

Oct 24, 2013 at 17:34 | Ag Metal Miner

The media has dubbed it “Coalgate” after the infamous Watergate scandal of the 1970s, and the alleged multi-million dollar scam, still to be proven in a court of law, epitomizes…

Coal’s Dirty Little Takeover Secret

Oct 18, 2013 at 17:33 | Joao Peixe

Much to the dismay of the environment and despite global renewable energy efforts, coal is set to overtake oil as the world's main source of energy by 2020, according to…

IEA Says Coal is Still the Fuel of Choice

Oct 14, 2013 at 17:14 | Daniel J. Graeber

Two years ago, Saudi Arabia started mulling the prospects of shale natural gas as it faced the possibility of running short on energy supplies. The largest oil exporter in the…

A Billion-Ton Coal Miner You’ve Never Heard Of

Oct 11, 2013 at 16:22 | Editorial Dept

One thing I’ve noticed in the resource business: big never goes out of style.If there’s a large in-ground resource, someone will always be eying a way to exploit…

Coal Use Falling, Proof of Progress to Low-Carbon Future

Oct 03, 2013 at 16:52 | Matt Smith

Although it is easy to get caught up in the vastness of the volume of fossil fuels we continue to consume, we are increasingly being presented with positives as we…

China’s Plan to Reduce Coal-Fired Electricity Disastrous for Global Climate

Sep 30, 2013 at 16:40 | Rory Johnston

China consumes upwards of four billion tonnes of coal per year—as much as the rest of the world combined. However, rising public opinion opposing terrible air quality in major Chinese…

Endgame? New EPA Regulations Threaten U.S. Coal Industry

Sep 16, 2013 at 14:27 | John Daly

Coal was the fuel that fired the industrial revolutions in the U.S. and Europe. Market share for the material has plummeted in the U.S. over the past decade, which has…

The World’s Best-Positioned Junior Coal Play?

Sep 13, 2013 at 15:59 | Editorial Dept

I’ve said previously that India is going to be the biggest story no one’s heard yet in thermal coal. Last week came some of the first public recognition…

Putin Set to Revive Russia’s Coal Industry

Sep 06, 2013 at 17:54 | John Daly

In a holiday somewhat overlooked in the West, on 25 August, Miners' Day, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sent to the Russian Federation’s coal industry workers and veterans a congratulatory…

India’s Largest Crime Organization Steals Coal from the Rich to Give to the Poor

Sep 06, 2013 at 17:47 | James Burgess

In the state of Jharkhand, eastern India, most families used to survive by foraging in local forests, or growing crops on farmland, but after 40 years of coal mine expansion,…

Turkey’s Declining Coal Industry

Sep 05, 2013 at 17:00 | Eurasianet

Coal mining is among the more hazardous occupations in Turkey, underscored by a mishap earlier this year that claimed eight lives. But economic necessity is keeping the country reliant on…

The Price Tag for Clean Coal

Aug 29, 2013 at 08:50 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I wanted to get the low down on clean coal (KOL) to see how clean it really is, so I visited some friends at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The modern…

The Hidden Opportunity in Asian Coal

Jul 12, 2013 at 14:05 | Editorial Dept

If there was ever a contrarian play, it’s the coal sector today.Major coal producers like Peabody Energy (NYSE-BTU) are trading below the levels they saw during the height…

Coal Gasification: Turning the Commercial Corner

Jun 28, 2013 at 16:58 | Editorial Dept

Underground coal gasification (UCG) has been around for a very long time, but just as it was about to surface as a potentially commercially viable alternative to traditional coal mining,…

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