COAL MARKET STUDY FOR THE EASTERN INTERIOR PROVINCE TO 2040

The high-sulfur content of coal threatens to erode its competitive position in the future. The impact of sulfur removal on final costs of eastern interior coal is discussed in analysis. An extensive market survey is conducted that considers both traditional coal markets as well as anticipated future markets. Competition for coal from this province considers low-sulfur Western coal, nuclear power, international oil and coal trade, as well as Appalachian coal producers. Based on projections of future energy consumption under several scenarios, a comprehensive market forecast for eastern interior coal is made. This study is primarily concerned with future coal markets for production from those counties near the Wabash River in the heart of the Eastern Interior Province. An objective here is to consider a most pessimistic energy (and hence, coal) demand for planning purposes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Mining, Mettalurgy & Petroleum Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • Ayers, R F
  • Publication Date: 1977-3

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  • Accession Number: 00163308
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM