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Foresight Energy - Illinois Basin coal mines


Foresight Energy - Illinois Basin coal mines

Report summary

Foresight Energy is another relatively new entrant to the Illinois Basin and has grown quickly to become one of the major producers. The company's operating assets include three longwalls mines and one bord and pillar mine. Foresight Energy has several projects in the works including a second bord and pillar operation and seven more longwalls. All operations are based in Illinois and all produce higher sulphur coal suited for the scrubber market.

What's included?

This report includes 3 file(s)

  • Foresight Energy - Illinois Basin coal mines PDF - 6.65 MB 14 Pages, 13 Tables, 4 Figures
  • Company Foresight ILB.xls XLS - 226.00 KB
  • Foresight Energy-United States (ILB)-BASE.xls XLS - 537.50 KB

Description

Affected by the global economy, shale gas and emission targets, the coal industry has encountered a number of challenges and uncertainties. Factors such as overcapacity, weakening demand and falling prices have resulted in a period of price deflation, with individual companies forced to consolidate and rationalise non-core assets.

This Thermal Coal Mine report includes detailed analyses of the location, ownership, reserves, geology, production, infrastructure, capital and operating costs of this mine.

It provides a comprehensive snapshot of the key issues and challenges impacting this mine and helps businesses who are looking to invest in assets, source coal or expand their business within the coal sector.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Production
  • Operations
    • Cameron and Shay No. 1
    • Deer Run 1 and 2
    • Mach #1
    • Sugar Camp 1 and 2
  • Infrastructure
  • Costs
  • Sales contracts
  • Economic assumptions

In this report there are 17 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Detailed map - Foresight Energy's northern Illinois operations
    • Detailed map - Foresight Energy's southern Illinois operations
  • Participation
    • Participation
  • Geology
    • Coal seams
  • Reserves and resources
    • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2015)
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
    • Production
  • Operations
    • Mine summary 2015
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure
  • Costs
    • Cash costs 2015 (US$/short ton)
    • Project cash costs at peak production (real 2015 basis, US$/short ton)
    • Company average cash costs and margins (US$/short ton)
    • Cash costs
    • Capital costs (US$ million)
  • Sales contracts
    • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions
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