Sunday, September 23, 2012

US Natural Gas Boom: China Eyes Cheaper Coal

With more utilities moving to natural gas, the 100 billion tons of coal still locked in the region need to reach new markets or face being frozen in the ground. Allowing surplus coal to be exported to Asia would throw miners a lifeline and potentially give China access to cheaper coal.
Coal fight looms, Keystone-like, over U.S. Northwest

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