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Integration of Global Coal Markets

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A lack of integration in the world coal market has seen it divided for a number of years into the Atlantic and Pacific regions but there is growing evidence that this is no longer the case. Coal continues to be the predominant fuel for electricity generation worldwide, and a main source for global energy supply. Coal generates today over 41%...

The Clean Power Plan, 2014 – 2017

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The Clean Power Plan, which led a short but eventful life, was killed by an Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday. A few of the Clean Power Plan’s most ardent admirers may insist that it still has life, and in some technical sense they are right—even the administration concedes that...

Is the Middle East the new home for Coal?

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The energy landscape of the Middle East has undergone a significant transformation in recent years and whilst the transition has uncertain outcomes, one beneficiary might be coal Following attempts by many large coal-consuming countries to substitute the burning of coal with natural gas, global consumption of coal has begun to fall after a long period in which it steadily increased....

China seaborne thermal coal price may rise to above 400 yuan/t

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China’s seaborne-traded 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal price may return to above 400 yuan/t FOB, following large coal groups' price hike of 10 yuan/t for June deliveries to long-term key customers. Starting from June 1, Shenhua-led leading coal miners will offer 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal at 402 yuan/t with VAT, FOB Qinhuangdao port, the first time the thermal coal grade...

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