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Oil and Gas Coal and Consumable Fuels

  • MANILA, April 6- A powerful cyclone in Australia has put supply of coking coal at risk, forcing big buyers like China and Japan to scour the world for alternative supplies and fueling a rally in prices as the world's top exporter braces for lost business. Russia, Mongolia, Mozambique and the United States would benefit from Australia's disrupted supply as steel...

  • President Donald Trump has promised to end "the war on coal" waged by the previous administration and help put coal miners back to work. In practice, coal production and employment have been victims of the shale gas revolution rather than government regulation. Coal-fired power generation has been steadily losing market share to natural gas since 1988,...

  • President Donald Trump has promised to end "the war on coal" waged by the previous administration and help put coal miners back to work. In practice, coal production and employment have been victims of the shale gas revolution rather than government regulation. Coal-fired power generation has been steadily losing market share to natural gas since 1988,...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 5- The 350,000- barrel-per-day Syncrude oil sands project in northern Alberta, which cut production to zero after a fire, is expected to restart operations in the first week of May, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The unexpected outage sent crude prices soaring in Canada, with light synthetic crude from the oil sands...

  • President Donald Trump has promised to end "the war on coal" waged by the previous administration and help put coal miners back to work. In practice, coal production and employment have been victims of the shale gas revolution rather than government regulation. Coal-fired power generation has been steadily losing market share to natural gas since 1988,...

  • President Donald Trump has promised to end "the war on coal" waged by the previous administration and help put coal miners back to work. In practice, coal production and employment have been victims of the shale gas revolution rather than government regulation. Coal-fired power generation has been steadily losing market share to natural gas since 1988,...

  • Coal miners in Beallsville, Ohio.

    When it comes to jobs and automation, coal miners know more than you think, says Jake Novak.

  • Utility companies aren't sold on Trump's pledge to end the 'war on coal'

    The biggest consumers of coal in the U.S. aren't convinced of Trump's pledge to end the 'war on coal'

  • SYDNEY, April 5- BHP Billiton, the world's biggest shipper of coking coal, said on Wednesday it won't meet its export commitments from cyclone-struck northeast Australia, while hard running floodwaters threaten to delay repairs to rail lines. Landslides at a mountain pass on the railway connecting coking coal mines in Queensland state to ports have halted...

  • SYDNEY, April 5- BHP Billiton, the world's biggest shipper of coking coal, said on Wednesday it won't meet its export commitments from cyclone-struck northeast Australia, while hard running floodwaters threaten to delay repairs to rail lines. Landslides at a mountain pass on the railway connecting coking coal mines in Queensland state to ports have halted...

  • Coal smoke and steam vapor pour out of a power plant in Shippingport, Pennsylvania.

    When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal."

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 5- The vast steel sectors of China, Japan and South Korea are bracing for surging coking coal prices after Cyclone Debbie wreaked havoc across the main mining areas of top producer Australia, but their worst fears may not be realized. Cyclone Debbie hit the northeastern state of Queensland last week as a Category Four storm, the...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, April 5- When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal," usher in a new era of energy production and put miners back to work. Reuters surveyed 32 utilities with operations in the 26 states that sued former President...

  • A barge loaded with Illinois Basin coal sits in the Ohio River on April 3, 2017 at Cairo, Illinois.

    China, the world's biggest coking coal importer, is scrambling to cover Australian supply disruptions.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 4- A shutdown at the Syncrude oil sands facility in northern Alberta has curbed output from ConocoPhillips' Surmont plant, the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as the shortage helped push heavy Canadian crude prices to the narrowest discount in nearly two years. Canada produces around 4 million bpd and exports about 3.1 million bpd, almost...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 4- A production shutdown at the Syncrude oil sands facility in northern Alberta has impacted output from ConocoPhillips' Surmont thermal plant, helping push heavy Canadian crude prices to their narrowest discount in nearly two years. Western Canada Select heavy blend crude for May delivery last traded at $10.20 per day below the West...

  • CHICAGO, April 4- U.S. coal miner Peabody Energy Corp returned to the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday after emerging from a year-long $8 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy with far less debt and an industry champion in the White House. Shares in Peabody, the world's largest private-sector coal producer, were trading at $29.80 in late morning, down from an opening...

  • April 3- U.S. coal miner Peabody Energy Corp said it had emerged from Chapter 11 protection and was expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday under the ticker symbol BTU. The largest U.S. coal producer filed for bankruptcy protection in April 2016, after a sharp drop in coal prices left it unable to service debt of $10.1 billion.

  • *Queensland a major exporter of steelmaking coking coal. Four people have died in floods in Queensland and New South Wales states, with another three missing. Coal hauler Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it would take up to five weeks to repair parts of its network of rail lines that connects mines to ports in Queensland, with alternative routes being considered...

  • *Queensland a major exporter of steelmaking coking coal. Four people have died in floods in Queensland and New South Wales states, with another three missing. Coal hauler Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it would take up to five weeks to repair parts of its network of rail lines that connects mines to ports in Queensland, with alternative routes being considered...