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Coal and coal industry stats

Moody’s Boosts North American Coal Industry Outlook

(17 November 2016) Despite persistent challenges, the outlook for the North American coal industry has been revised to stable from negative, Moody’s Investors Service said in a new report. A combination of fourth quarter 2016 metallurgical coal benchmark prices settling … Continue reading

29. November 2016 by Terry Headley
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Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, November 2016 After declining for several months, the share of U.S. electricity fueled by coal is expected to slowly begin growing when compared to the same period last year. In contrast, the … Continue reading

29. November 2016 by Terry Headley
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Henry Hub: Gas prices spike to $8

The February 20th edition of the EIA Henry Hub spot price graph debunks the notion of imminently stable gas prices that ANGA CEO, Marty Durbin put forward in a blog post and video last week. The impact of the extreme cold … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Jason Hayes
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South Dakota mining graduates earn more than Harvard grads

Interesting news going around the Internet. Apparently students who graduate from the South Dakota School of Mining and Technology are earning more than Harvard grads. This revelation was made more interesting for me, due to the fact that I just … Continue reading

21. September 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Here we go again

I just had an interesting contact from a reporter at an environmentally-themed government publication. The reporter was asking for my comment on a new NRDC report that lists the 20 “most toxic” states in the union. I won’t link to … Continue reading

15. August 2011 by Jason Hayes
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