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  • Why northern China is clouded in smog

    Beijing had been making progress on energy but economic pressures in recent months caused things to regress, says Lauri Myllyvirta at Greenpeace.

  • Consol Energy CFO on coal vs. natural gas

    Dave Khani, Consol Energy CFO, discusses his company's exploration into natural gas, and how the Trump administration will impact business.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 15- Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Thursday that it expected 2017 production to rise by 6 percent and set its capital budget for next year at C $3.89 billion, a slight increase from C $3.84 million in 2016.. Canadian Natural said it would complete an expansion of its Horizon oil sands project located north of Fort McMurray in Alberta, in...

  • PARIS, Dec 15- Third-party investors have made a firm 500 million euro offer for a combined 10 percent stake in a new nuclear fuel group that will be split off from Areva, Areva's Chief Executive Philippe Knoche said on Thursday. Under a French government-led rescue, Areva is preparing to split off its uranium mining and nuclear fuel activities into NewCo, which...

  • PARIS, Dec 15- Third-party investors have made a firm 500 million euro offer for a combined 10 percent stake in the new nuclear fuel group that will be split off from Areva, Areva's Chief Executive Philippe Knoche said on Thursday. Areva Chairman Philippe Varin said last month that talks were under way with China's National Nuclear Corporation and Japan's...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 14- When it comes to China's coal production, is it more important that output in November recorded yet another decline year-on-year, or that it rose for a second straight month? October's coal output was 281.85 million tonnes, meaning that in volume terms China mined 26.25 million tonnes more in November. The logical conclusion on...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Dec 14- When it comes to China's coal production, is it more important that output in November recorded yet another decline year-on-year, or that it rose for a second straight month? October's coal output was 281.85 million tonnes, meaning that in volume terms China mined 26.25 million tonnes more in November. The logical conclusion on...

  • Fichthorn: A lot of risks in this market

    John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital, weighs in on the Trump rally and the trade on coal.

  • *China coal output on track for 3rd annual drop in 2016. BEIJING, Dec 13- China's coal miners ramped up output in November, but production was still down year-on-year and power consumption rose at its fastest pace in years, underlining the government's difficulties as it tries to avert a winter energy crisis. Production in November fell to 308.1 million tonnes, up 9...

  • BEIJING, Dec 13- China's steel mills boosted their monthly output at the fastest pace in more than two years in November, data showed, as robust infrastructure demand spurred producers to expand production for a ninth straight month even as coking coal prices bite. Output rose 5 percent to 66.29 million tonnes year-on-year, the fastest growth since June 2014,...

  • BEIJING, Dec 13- China's steel mills increased output in November at their fastest pace in more than two years, data showed on Tuesday, as robust infrastructure demand spurred producers to expand output for a ninth straight month even as coking coal prices bite. Output rose 5 percent to 66.29 million tonnes year-on-year, the fastest growth since June 2014, data...

  • Heavy vehicles move newly blasted coal following a timed detonation at the Buckskin Coal Mine in Gillette, Wyoming.

    Growing coal consumption in parts of Asia will be offset by declines in Chinese and American demand.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Senate sought to wrap up work on a government funding bill on Friday before the current spending authority runs out at midnight, but a Democratic push to add benefits for coal miners risked at least a brief government shutdown. But in the Senate, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and some other Democrats were delaying a vote in hopes of adding a...

  • The increases come amid signs the siege mentality that permeated all parts of Canada's energy industry is lifting after more than two and a half years of slumping prices. "In western Canada outside of oil sands we expect to see activity increase year over year," said FirstEnergy Capital analyst Mike Dunn. The oil sands produce 2.4 million barrels per day, 65...

  • The increases come amid signs the siege mentality that permeated all parts of Canada's energy industry is lifting after more than two and a half years of slumping prices. "In western Canada outside of oil sands we expect to see activity increase year over year," said FirstEnergy Capital analyst Mike Dunn. The oil sands produce 2.4 million barrels per day, 65...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 6- As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities. Sunday's decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners an easement to complete the...

  • HOUSTON, Dec 6- As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities. Sunday's decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners an easement to complete the...

  • BOGOTA, Dec 5- Colombia's principal coal railway Fenoco and two unions representing its workers have extended salary negotiations until Dec. 13 after a first round of talks came to an end without an agreement, the company and unions said on Monday. If a deal is not reached by Dec. 13, workers would meet to decide whether to move toward a strike or continue discussions,...

  • Trump's team aims to privatize Indian reservations

    A group of advisors to Trump on Native American issues wants to free the energy resources from what they call a suffocating federal bureaucracy.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 2- U.S. coal producer Peabody Energy Corp said it would seek court approval to repay a $500 million term loan ahead of schedule because it has enough cash to operate in bankruptcy thanks to a rise in coal prices. The financing included a $500 million term loan, which the company is planning to repay, along with a $200 million bonding accommodation...