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Coal Faces a Gassy Death in the US

By the middle of the next decade, it will be cheaper to build a new combined-cycle, gas turbine natural gas-fired power plant than to operate 78% of currently existing coal-fired ...
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Coal Miner Contura Withdraws IPO; Ranger Energy Prices Low

U.S. coal mining companies appear to be in a "win-some, lose-some" period right now. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) emerged from bankruptcy in April, and while the stock has gained ...
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Meet the Contura Energy IPO — the Old Core Coal Assets of Alpha Natural Resources

Contura Energy is one of the two initial public offerings slated for the week of August 11, 2017. What is going to feel unique about this IPO is that Contura ...
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Is Now the Time for This Coal Miner to Come Public?

Contura Energy has registered an amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). Although it's far from a unicorn valuation, the ...
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Why Paris Climate Accord Market Reactions in Coal, Solar, Renewables and Oil Look Upside Down

It's official. President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord. The news was covered from multiple angles by the media, outside nations and even by corporate leaders. ...
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Oil & Gas, Banks, Coal, Industrial and Power Companies That Want the US to Stay in Paris Climate Accord

With reports that President Donald Trump is leaning toward pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord, it has been unsurprising that many industries and leaders have come ...
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Westmoreland Coal Earnings and the Troubles Ahead for Coal

The carnage in the coal industry over the past several years is not exactly news. From the glory days in the middle part of the last decade, big U.S. mining ...
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Warrior Met Coal Closes in on IPO

We’ve noted in the past that the coal industry has been absolutely beat down in recent memory, with more companies consolidating or getting out of the business than entering. So ...
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Trump May Not Be Able to Save Coal, but China Might

Following President Trump's executive order last week rolling back several Obama administration climate rules, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke lifted a ban on new coal-mining leases on federal land. ...
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Morgan Stanley Cuts Price Targets on Natural Gas-Related Firms

In a research note published Tuesday morning, analysts at Morgan Stanley had a lot to say about the energy industry, particularly the natural gas industry, and very little of it ...
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Warrior Met Coal Files for IPO

The term unicorn has been thrown around a fair amount in the past year when looking at the initial public offering (IPO) market. Usually this term refers to a start-up ...
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Is It Time for a Reality Check on Coal After CONSOL Earnings?

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) was one of the beneficiaries of the post-election rally. After all, Donald Trump was supportive of coal and for coal to have a place in ...
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Coal Mining Firm Ramaco Files for IPO

Given the bankruptcy filings of two the country's largest coal miners earlier this year, it may seem like a bit of wishful thinking that a new coal miner has filed ...
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Arch Coal Emerges from Bankruptcy, FBR Initiates at Outperform

St. Louis-based coal producer Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) filed for bankruptcy protection in January of this year, seeking relief from more than $5 billion in total debt. Wednesday morning ...
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Arch Coal Gets Reorganization Plan Approved to Exit Bankruptcy

Arch Coal, Inc. has announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has confirmed its amended plan of reorganization. The coal mining giant now expects ...
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