Arch Coal unchanged at $3.05. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 75 or 1.9 percent, to $40.28. Peabody Energy rose$. 22 or 1.4 percent, to $15.88.» Read More
SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Asia petrochemicals firms are building tanks and retooling plants to store and process liquefied petroleum gas imported from the United States, counting on a flood of supply from the shale boom to replace costlier naphtha as a raw material.
Arch Coal fell$. 04 or 1.2 percent, to $3.23. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $39.70. Peabody Energy fell$. 44 or 2.6 percent, to $16.23.
*Coal producers down as Beijing orders curbs on oversupply. HONG KONG, Aug 21- Hong Kong and China shares weakened on Thursday after a preliminary private survey showed growth in China's vast factory sector slowed to a three-month low in August, reinforcing concerns about increasing softness in the economy.
Arch Coal unchanged at $3.27. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $39.73. Peabody Energy rose$. 27 or 1.6 percent, to $16.67.
Arch Coal fell$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.25. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $39.82. Peabody Energy rose$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $16.46.
Arch Coal fell$. 04 or 1.2 percent, to $3.23. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 43 or 1.1 percent, to $39.40. Peabody Energy fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.35.
Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. BHP said its productivity-led volume and cost efficiencies were $2.9 billion in the year to end June 2014, beating its target by $1.1 billion. Given the company's net income for the period was $13.4 billion, the $2.9 billion in savings represents about 22 percent of the profit, which certainly looks impressive.
Arch Coal rose$. 06 or 1.9 percent, to $3.27. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 29 or. 7 percent, to $39.83. Peabody Energy rose$. 45 or 2.8 percent, to $16.40.
Arch Coal rose$. 07 or 2.2 percent, to $3.28. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 67 or 1.7 percent, to $40.21. Peabody Energy rose$. 44 or 2.7 percent, to $16.39.
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Arch Coal rose$. 07 or 2.2 percent, to $3.21. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $39.54. Peabody Energy rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.95.
Arch Coal rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.16. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $39.79. Peabody Energy fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $15.90.
LONDON, Aug 14- Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced on Thursday the sale of onshore U.S. shale gas assets as the energy company restructures its North America production and reins in costs.
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*Coal prices still a drag on Glencore- analyst. LONDON, Aug 13- Mining company Glencore posted a 13 percent increase in first-half copper output, in line with market forecasts and boosted by growth at its African and South American mines but its zinc and nickel production dipped.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Aug 13- Coal miners in Australia have spent the past two years desperately cutting costs in a bid to survive falling prices, but this strategy is running out of steam.
A key part of that strategy was for the United States to stop using public money to finance the construction of most coal-fired power plants abroad, seen as one of the main causes of rising pollution from heat-trapping gases.
Aug 7- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, an iron ore and coal producer, said on Thursday that Lourenco Goncalves, a former steel company executive, was named to run the company after activist investor Casablanca Capital triumphed in a proxy battle.
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 7- Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's No.2 oil and gas company, lowered its 2014 oil production guidance on Thursday as a result of issues at its Kirby South and Primrose oil sands projects in northern Alberta.
WASHINGTON, Aug 7- The United States should lift its nearly four-decade ban on crude oil exports to help encourage domestic production, the Washington Post said in an editorial on Thursday. Booming shale oil production has led to an intense debate over the moratorium, which was imposed by Congress in 1975 in the wake of the Arab oil embargo.