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EU, Russia, Ukraine gas talks possible mid-September: Oettinger
The EU, Russia and Ukraine could have their next three-way talks to resolve the Russian-Ukrainian gas price dispute in mid-September, EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said September 2....Read More »
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CME to launch Illinois Basin coal futures in October
CME Group said Tuesday it plans to launch Illinois Basin
physically-delivered coal futures contracts in October, pending regulatory
approval, complementing the existing suite of CAPP barge, CAPP rail (CSX), and
PRB 8,800-Btu/lb coal futures in the US.
Colombia's Cerrejon loads first coal shipment from new port infrastructure
Colombia's Cerrejon on Saturday loaded its first 20,000-mt coal shipment
from its upgraded Puerto Bolivar port, the company said Tuesday.
Australian lawmakers vote to scrap 2011 tax on coal, iron ore miners
Australia's upper house voted Tuesday, September 2, to repeal a 30% tax
on coal and iron ore mining profits above A$75 million/year ($69 million).