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South Africa Oil Discovery Could Be A Game-Changer

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A major discovery of hydrocarbons…

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China Creates World’s Biggest Power Group With $271B In Assets

China Creates World’s Biggest Power Group With $271B In Assets

Aug 28, 2017 at 11:53 | Tsvetana Paraskova

China has approved the merger between its biggest coal producer Shenhua Group Corp, and one of the top five state power companies, China Guodian Corp, in a deal that…

The (Only) Culprit Of Coal’s Demise

The (Only) Culprit Of Coal’s Demise

Aug 24, 2017 at 15:26 | Nick Cunningham

On August 23, the U.S. Department of Energy released a highly anticipated study on the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid, the product of a review ordered by Secretary…

China Ups Pressure On North Korea With Ban On Coal Imports

China Ups Pressure On North Korea With Ban On Coal Imports

Aug 14, 2017 at 13:56 | ZeroHedge

China's Ministry of Commerce said that Beijing will halt imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood from North Korea starting on Tuesday, cutting an important economic lifeline for the…

U.S. Coal Finds Footing In European Markets

U.S. Coal Finds Footing In European Markets

Jul 21, 2017 at 16:35 | Oil & Gas 360

U.S. responsible for 40 percent of the world’s new gas production by 2022: IEA A report by the EIA indicated that coal exports—for both steam coal, used for power…

Unexpected Move From China Boosts Coal Prices

Unexpected Move From China Boosts Coal Prices

Jul 04, 2017 at 09:40 | Dave Forest

Coal prices have been cooling the last few months — after a spectacular run last year. But news late last week suggests the market is about to see another leg…

Does This $2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

Does This $2.5B Bidding War Signal A Resurgence For Coal?

Jun 13, 2017 at 09:38 | Dave Forest

The past year’s big run in coal prices is fading. With rates for benchmark products like Australian thermal recently sagging to $80/tonne — after a rise that took that commodity…

The War On Coal Is Over

The War On Coal Is Over

Jun 05, 2017 at 11:55 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The war on coal has ended. Not because the U.S. exempted itself from the Paris Climate Accord, nor because President Obama no longer sits in the Oval Office. "King Coal"…

Coal Just Can’t Compete, Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal Just Can’t Compete, Despite Trump’s Promises

May 05, 2017 at 14:33 | Haley Zaremba

Though energy experts have been predicting the death of the U.S. coal industry for years, West Virginia shows no signs of giving up. Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy announced on Wednesday…

Trump Can’t Save Coal

Trump Can’t Save Coal

Mar 29, 2017 at 15:16 | Nick Cunningham

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that will begin a lengthy process of dismantling former President Obama’s signature achievement on climate change – regulations that put limits…

U.S. Coal Miners Find A New Buyer In Asia

U.S. Coal Miners Find A New Buyer In Asia

Mar 23, 2017 at 10:41 | Dave Forest

An Important shift is now underway in global coal trade. With a completely new export route opening up for U.S. producers over the last few weeks. To South Korea. Platts…

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