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Energy / Coal

Bright News In Dark Times For The Coal Sector

Bright News In Dark Times For The Coal Sector

Mar 23, 2016 at 12:12 | Dave Forest

As I discussed last week, there’s been carnage in the coal sector of late. With major producers like Peabody Energy teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Reading the headlines,…

The Decline Of The Coal Industry Is “Long-Term” And “Irreversible”

The Decline Of The Coal Industry Is “Long-Term” And “Irreversible”

Feb 17, 2016 at 16:53 | Nick Cunningham

Demand for thermal coal is declining, a trend that appears to be “irreversible.” That is the conclusion from Goldman Sachs, which published a new report on…

Will Billion-Dollar Coal Remediation Tech Take a Hit After Supreme Court Ruling?

Will Billion-Dollar Coal Remediation Tech Take a Hit After Supreme Court Ruling?

Feb 16, 2016 at 11:48 | Joao Peixe

Now that the Supreme Court has blocked the federal government’s Clean Power Plan, investors will be wondering what it means for the multi-billion-dollar remediation technology industry that the new…

Supreme Court Keeps Coal Alive…For Now

Supreme Court Keeps Coal Alive…For Now

Feb 11, 2016 at 13:30 | Michael McDonald

The coal mining industry is in trouble and the Supreme Court holds the industries fate in its hands. Coal has been suffering for years under the…

This Big Coal Buyer Could Drive Coal Prices Even Lower

This Big Coal Buyer Could Drive Coal Prices Even Lower

Jan 12, 2016 at 09:43 | Dave Forest

The coal market is in a dark place. With a 10 percent slide in prices during the last few months of 2015 having this week triggered…

How Coal Industry Can Attract New Investors

How Coal Industry Can Attract New Investors

Dec 21, 2015 at 16:37 | Michael McDonald

Tobacco, alcohol, and gambling stocks are often called “sin” stocks because of the nature of their industry. These companies have traditionally had considerably less coverage…

The Golden Age Of Coal In China Is Over

The Golden Age Of Coal In China Is Over

Dec 18, 2015 at 17:37 | Nick Cunningham

China’s coal consumption may have peaked in 2013, and with it, so have the coal industry’s fortunes. A new report from the International Energy Agency…

5 Reasons Why Coal Is Being Killed Off

5 Reasons Why Coal Is Being Killed Off

Dec 11, 2015 at 16:21 | Andrew Topf

Just over a year ago, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott stood in front of a coal mine and declared that “coal is good for humanity”…

Coal And NatGas Fight It Out For Market Share In Asia

Coal And NatGas Fight It Out For Market Share In Asia

Nov 18, 2015 at 15:05 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Natural gas is indeed having a tough time. In Asia, the outlook for natural gas does not look good, as Southeast Asia, and India in particular,…

U.S. And Japan Agree To Cut Financial Support For Coal Exports

U.S. And Japan Agree To Cut Financial Support For Coal Exports

Nov 11, 2015 at 10:33 | Charles Kennedy

It is a dark times for coal producers around the world. And the bad news keeps on coming. The latest is an agreement between the…

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