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Northern Appalachia coal markets long-term outlook H1 2015

Northern Appalachia coal markets long-term outlook H1 2015

Report summary

 Plans to increase production in NAPP have run into a roadblock in the form of an oversupply of natural gas produced in the Marcellus and Utica shales. Although 2014 totals will show a year-on-year increase from 2013 the improvement will be short-lived despite the best efforts of producers to grow market share.

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  • Northern Appalachia coal markets long-term outlook H1 2015 PDF - 298.55 KB 7 Pages, 1 Tables, 9 Figures
  • CMS Basin Level Analysis NAPP June.xls XLS - 556.00 KB


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  • Executive summary
    • Key data
    • Key issues

In this report there are 10 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Northern Appalachia key data (Supply/Demand - Mst, Coal prices - 2015 US$/st, Gas - 2015 US$/mmbtu)
    • NAPP price forecast
    • Long-term natural gas basis outlook in the Northern Appalachia region
    • Regional demand for NAPP coal at electric generating units
    • Retiring capacity of plants that burn NAPP coal (MW)
    • NAPP demand at retiring plants (Mst)
    • NAPP demand by sector
    • NAPP thermal supply by source
    • NAPP thermal coal mining reserves
    • Evolution of cost curve in NAPP thermal coal
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