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S&P Global Platts Opens Consultation on Inclusion of WTI Midland Crude in Dated Brent

S&P Global Platts Opens Consultation on Inclusion of WTI Midland Crude in Dated Brent…

December 3, 2020 - 2:31 pm Coal News, Press Releases
Source: Reuters

Poland should scrap coal and energy plan, environmentalists say

Reuters


WARSAW  – Poland should scrap a plan to merge state-run energy groups after they have shifted coal assets into a separate entity because it won’t deliver on EU climate targets, a report by environmentalist group ClientEarth and think tank …

November 25, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Coal News, Energy News, International
Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

Interregional electricity trade in India affects shares of solar and coal-fired generation

EIA

With more than 1.3 billion people, India is the second-most populous country in the world and has the third-highest energy consumption level after China and the United States. To help meet the country’s energy needs, India is expanding its …

Hopes dim for Australian coking coal as China digs in – what does that mean for steel production in China?

Hopes dim for Australian coking coal as China digs in – what does that mean for steel production in China?

Argus

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Steel production in China will have a major supply issue and price increase. – This will be one issue that will effect steel production and other markets in China. – One to watch. 

November 11, 2020 - 7:15 am China, Coal News, International, Oil and Gas 360 Publisher Note:
Source: Reuters

Australia state unveils $23 billion energy roadmap in renewables push

Reuters


SYDNEY  – Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state said on Monday it would shift toward renewable energy from coal and aimed to lure A$32 billion ($23.3 billion) of private investment into the sector in the next decade.

Australia’s most …

Black Hills Corp. Announces Clean Energy Goals

Black Hills Corp. Announces Clean Energy Goals

RAPID CITY, S.D., Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH), conducti…

November 5, 2020 - 9:05 am Coal News, Press Releases
Power sector consumed 30% less coal in first-half 2020 than in first-half 2019 – Good for environment

Power sector consumed 30% less coal in first-half 2020 than in first-half 2019 – Good for environment

EIA

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note – Notice the coke coal increased, which is a good thing for economy, as it is used for manufacturing. We are also seeing new technology coming on-line that will help reduce coal co2 …

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CONSOL Coal Resources LP Announces Results for the Third Quarter 2020

CONSOL Coal Resources LP Announces Results for the Third Quarter 2020 PR Newswi…

November 5, 2020 - 5:43 am Coal News, Earnings, Finance, Press Releases
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Prachatai/Flickr)

PM Modi underscores 7 key pillars of India’s energy strategy – power to the people

Energyworld

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi many times on our daily show for his commitment to use a “Balanced Power Approach” to getting the lowest kWh to his citizens. Great job, and

U.S. Department of Energy Coal FIRST Initiative Invests $80 Million in Net-Zero Carbon Electricity and Hydrogen Plants

U.S. Department of Energy Coal FIRST Initiative Invests $80 Million in Net-Zero Carbon Electricity and Hydrogen Plants

DOE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced selection of four projects for cost-shared research and development under the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), DE-FOA-0002180, Design Development and System Integration Design Studies …

October 29, 2020 - 11:08 am Coal News, Electrical Power Generation, Energy News, Hydrogen, Net Zero
EIA’s International Energy Outlook analyzes electricity markets in India, Africa, and Asia

EIA’s International Energy Outlook analyzes electricity markets in India, Africa, and Asia

EIA

Countries that are not members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Asia, including China and India, and in Africa are home to more than two-thirds of the world population. These regions accounted for 44% of …

DOE Awards $1.95M for Conceptual Designs that Extract Critical Minerals and Rare Earth Elements from Coal Sources

DOE Awards $1.95M for Conceptual Designs that Extract Critical Minerals and Rare Earth Elements from Coal Sources

360 Feed Wire

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: This will be a big one to follow for the us to keep on the path of energy independence with sources of minerals needed for renewable, and power storage. 

The U.S. …

The Pecos River flows outside Carlsbad, N.M. The river is at the center of a dispute between New Mexico and Texas that the Supreme Court will hear.
Photographer: Steven St John/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Supreme Court Environmental Cases Could Stretch to Climate, Coal

Bloomberg Law


The U.S. Supreme Court launches its new term with a light environmental docket and a heavy air of uncertainty, with a nomination battle raging and a global pandemic continuing to disrupt the institution’s normal order.

The court sits

September 29, 2020 - 2:07 pm Climate Change, Coal News, Law, US News
Government of Canada supports Just Transition from coal-generated power in Saskatchewan and Alberta

Government of Canada supports Just Transition from coal-generated power in Saskatchewan and Alberta

Government of Canada supports Just Transition from coal-generated power in Saskatchewan a…

September 26, 2020 - 5:22 am Canada, Canada News, Coal News, Press Releases
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $2M to Develop Hydrogen Technologies

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $2M to Develop Hydrogen Technologies

360 Feed Wire


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $2 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0002376, Enabling Gasification of Blended Coal, …

Source: CNBC

GE plans big shift away from coal-fired power sector

CNBC


GE said Monday that it intended to “exit the new build coal power market,” in a move that will see the industrial powerhouse place a renewed emphasis on renewable energy.

Over the years, GE has been deeply involved with

September 22, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Coal News, Energy News, Renewable Energy
BHP looks to higher quality coking coal

BHP looks to higher quality coking coal

Argus


Sydney, 16 September (Argus) — UK-Australian resources firm BHP will focus on higher quality coking coal and longer life mines when it sells its 80pc stake in Australia’s BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC) joint venture and focuses on its BHP …

September 16, 2020 - 7:11 am Coal News, International
Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

Fossil fuels account for the largest share of U.S. energy production and consumption

EIA


Fossil fuels, or energy sources formed in the Earth’s crust from decayed organic material, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, continue to account for the largest share of energy production and consumption in the United States. In 2019, 80% …

BHP Charters Five LNG-fueled Newcastlemax Bulk Carriers in a ‘World’s First’

BHP Charters Five LNG-fueled Newcastlemax Bulk Carriers in a ‘World’s First’

MarineLink


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Earlier this week we ran a story about BHP exporting  coke coal from Australia to Asia, and not have the fossil fuel count against the BHP Co2 emissions under their goal to carbon

BHP to tap green energy to mine coal in Australian state

BHP to tap green energy to mine coal in Australian state

Economic Times


MELBOURNE: Global miner BHP Group said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement to use more renewable energy at its coal mines in Australia’s Queensland state which it expects will help it cut its indirect emissions such as …

September 2, 2020 - 6:00 am Coal News, International, Renewable Energy
India to divert 100mn t coal to gasification projects

India to divert 100mn t coal to gasification projects

Argus


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: India is very serious about getting power to their citizens, and this is a great example of outside the box thinking. 

India is aiming to convert 100mn t of thermal coal into synthetic …

Trump Administration Finalizes Weakening of Obama-Era Rule Aimed at Reducing Coal Plant Pollution

Trump Administration Finalizes Weakening of Obama-Era Rule Aimed at Reducing Coal Plant Pollution

AP News   Follow | Monday, 31 August 2020 20:26  (EST) …

September 1, 2020 - 6:24 am Coal News, Energy News, Industry Insights, Press Releases, US News
Holding a banner bearing “Shanghai Electric joins hand with Pakistan to tide over this difficulty, Air China supports Thar Integrated Coal-Mine power project”, Shanghai Electric team gathered at the airport terminal to say their goodbyes before the deployment journey to Karachi.

Shanghai Electric Accelerates the Progress of Thar Block-1 Integrated Coal Mine Power Project

SHANGHAI , Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The first charter plane arranged by Shanghai Ele…

August 21, 2020 - 4:15 am Coal News, International, Power Generation, Press Releases
More than 100 coal-fired plants have been replaced or converted to natural gas since 2011

More than 100 coal-fired plants have been replaced or converted to natural gas since 2011

EIA


According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), 121 U.S. coal-fired power plants were repurposed to burn other types of fuels between 2011 and 2019, 103 of which were converted to or replaced by natural gas-fired plants. …

Longview Power Emerges From Bankruptcy

MAIDSVILLE, W. Va. , Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Longview Power (the “Company”) emerge…

August 3, 2020 - 9:20 am Bankruptcy, Coal News, Finance, Press Releases
Buffalo Coal confirms positive COVID-19 case at its Aviemore operation

Buffalo Coal confirms positive COVID-19 case at its Aviemore operation

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – July 17, 2020) – Buffalo Coal Corp. (TSXV: BUF) Buffa…

July 17, 2020 - 9:58 am Coal News, International, Press Releases
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Warrior Met Coal Sets Date for Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Announcement and Investor Conference Call

Warrior Met Coal, Inc. (“Warrior”) (NYSE: HCC) today announced that it will hol…

360 Digital Closing Bell 7-13-2020

360 Digital Closing Bell 7-13-2020

Michael Tanner hosts the 360 Digital Closing Bell - out every day in your e-mail.  The best 8 min summary of the energy markets.  

 

Michael covers the highlights and covers Warren Buffet's new investments in energy.

 

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360 Digital Closing Bell 7-10-2020

360 Digital Closing Bell 7-10-2020

Michael Tanner hosts the 360 Digital Closing Bell - out every day in your e-mail.  The best 8 min summary of the energy markets.  

 

Michael covers the highlights and sets up our coverage of the Supreme Court Ruling

360 Digital Closing Bell 7-9-2020

360 Digital Closing Bell 7-9-2020

Michael Tanner hosts the 360 Digital Closing Bell - out every day in your e-mail.  The best 8 min summary of the energy markets.  

 

Michael covers the highlights and a new IPO out of Flordia

 

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