Indonesia is expected to take a third less of the fuel this year as demand from mining falters and biodiesel use in transport and industry grows.
Ukraine is running low on coal because of violence in the country, according to two firms with energy operations there.
The oil and gas entrepreneur says he thinks international oil prices will stay high into perpetuity.
BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it planned to create a new global metals and mining company based on a selection of its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets.
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