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Central Appalachia coal markets long-term outlook H1 2014

Central Appalachia coal markets long-term outlook H1 2014

Report summary

Regulatory and economic conditions will render the Central Appalachia (CAPP) basin to a relatively niche coal production area within our forecast.  Beyond the short-term, CAPP coal will be limited to high value demand markets, including industrial, thermal export, metallurgical markets and as a blending coal for a handful of select EGUs in the South Atlantic census region.  

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  • Executive summary
    • Key issues
    • Key data
      • Central Appalachia Basin key data
  • Prices
    • CAPP price forecast
    • Delivered CAPP versus natural gas into the South Atlantic census region
  • Demand
    • Spot and Contract Deliveries of CAPP Coal (2005 - 2014)
    • Regional demand for CAPP coal
    • CAPP demand by sector
    • CAPP thermal supply by source
  • Supply
    • CAPP thermal coal mining reserves
    • Evolution of cost curve in CAPP thermal coal
  • Infrastructure
  • Risks and uncertainties
    • West Virginia Average Mining Wages 2004-2013
    • International Thermal Seaborne Export Supply Curve 2014

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
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  • Prices
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  • Demand
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  • Supply
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  • Infrastructure
  • Risks and uncertainties
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