St Jean is one of the oldest operating smelters in Europe yet its cash costs are relatively low due to competitive power costs.The smelter produces a variety of products. It is just one of two primary aluminium smelters operating in France. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.