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Foresight Energy - Illinois Basin coal mines

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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.

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    Company Foresight ILB.xls

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Costs
  • Sales contracts
  • Economic assumptions

Tables and charts

This report includes 18 images and tables including:


  • Detailed map - Foresight Energy's northern Illinois operations
  • Detailed map - Foresight Energy's southern Illinois operations
  • Cash costs
  • Production


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Participation
  • Coal seams
  • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2016)
  • Infrastructure
  • FOB-Mine cash costs 2016 (US$/short ton)
  • FOB-Port cash costs 2016 (US$/short ton)
  • Project cash costs at peak production (real 2016 basis, US$/short ton)
  • Company average cash costs and margins (US$/short ton)
  • Capital costs (US$ million)
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions
  • Production: Table 1
  • Mine summary 2016

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