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Air Products' first coal gasification project goes into full operation

2018-11-09 16:04:00 Company,  Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Air Products' first coal gasification project in Changzhi city of northern China's Shanxi province has been fully put into operation,...

Sino-Dutch team claims cleaner coal-to-liquid fuel conversion

2018-10-15 08:38:00 International,  Coal Gas cosmosmagazine.com

A Sino-Dutch research team claims to have made an important breakthrough it says improves the financial and environmental viability o...

Shanxi has become leader in China's CBM development

2018-09-07 08:29:00 General,  Coal Gas sxcoal.com

The #1 exploration well in the Shixi coalbed methane (CBM) block in Liulin county, Shanxi province has completed the firing test, mar...

Scientists find cheap way to turn gases into liquids

2018-08-24 08:36:00 Others,  Coal Gas chinadaily.com.cn

A research group from ShanghaiTech University has developed a novel method of using light to transform methane, ethane and other ga...

Shanxi coalbed methane output surges

2018-08-09 09:58:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Shanxi Energy Industry Group Company in coal-rich Shanxi province reported gas output of 224 gas wells remained steadily at 3,400-4...

Xinjiang Yili coal-to-gas project produces over 500 mln cu m natural gas

2018-03-08 17:05:00 Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Xintian Coal and Chemical Co., Ltd has produced over 500 million cubic meters of natural gas through its coal-to-gas project locate...

China exceeds target for household gas projects

2017-12-26 09:45:00 Coal Gas reuters.com

China's Ministry for Environmental Protection (MEP) said it had completed coal-to-gas and coal-to-electricity projects for 3.9 millio...

China's MEP checks 5.5 million households on coal-to-gas switch

2017-12-25 11:25:00 Coal Gas reuters.com

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has sent more than 2,000 inspectors to check the coal-to-gas or electricity swit...

Inner Mongolia Ordos Nov coal output down 4.2pct on yr

2017-12-21 15:34:00 Production & Sales,  CTL,  Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region produced 47.98 million tonnes of coal, down 4.2% year on year, data show...

Xinjiang Yili coal-to-gas project produces over 300 mln cu m natural gas

2017-12-20 09:57:00 Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Xintian Coal and Chemical Co., Ltd has produced 310 million cubic meters of natural gas through its coal-to-gas project located in Yi...

NDRC vows to ensure stable gas supply

2017-12-19 08:52:00 Environmental Protection,  Coal Gas chinadaily.com.cn

The National Development and Reform Commission has vowed to ensure a stable natural gas supply through boosting domestic yield while ...

AIIB loans Beijing $250 mln on "coal-to-gas"

2017-12-11 09:40:00 Coal Gas sxcoal.com

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved a loan of $250 million to Beijing in constructing natural gas transmission pipel...

China further improves coal gasification technology

2017-12-04 17:01:00 Coal Gas sxcoal.com

As the biggest coal gasification producer around the world, China had over 20 coal gasification patents and nearly a thousand gasifie...

New energy presents historic opportunities for China, Fenwei president

2017-11-20 08:18:00 Environmental Protection,  Hydropower,  Wind,  Solar,  Coal Gas sxcoal.com

New energy is poised to rise significantly in China, presenting great historic opportunities for the world's top energy consumer, sai...

China's coal producer eyes methane as clean energy resource

2017-11-15 08:26:00 Coal Gas xinhuanet.com

Methane gas, the number one killer in coal mine accidents in China, is being eyed as a source of clean energy, Xinhua News Agency rep...

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1 Could cold snap prop up China thermal coal prices? 2018-12-10

A new wave of cold snap gripping most areas in China may partly bolster thermal coal market at a time when the January-November imports of the power-generating ingredient surpassed the total import in

2 Coal trades lack strength at N China ports, yet bullish sentiment simmering 2018-12-10

Thermal coal trades remained thin at northern Chinese ports last week, partly as prices have been falling close to traders' breakeven point, but most of them expected the market to improve later.

3 China's import thermal coal trades stagnate amid wait-and-see mood 2018-12-10

China's import thermal coal trades remained stagnant amid strong wait-and-see sentiment among both end users and traders. The latest coal import seminar convened by Chinese authorities also failed to

4 China Coal Daily Track (Dec 10) 2018-12-10

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area In Shaanxi, coal prices were in temporary stabilization but some miners reported sale pressures. In Ordos, Inner Mong

5 Tangshan port Jan-Nov cargo handling exceeds 570 Mt 2018-12-10

Tangshan port, located in southeastern coastal region of Tangshan city of Hebei province, registered total cargo handling of 572.32 million tonnes over January-November this year, up by 8.86% from a y

6 China PPI rises 2.7% in Nov 2018-12-10

China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, rose 2.7% year on year in November, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on December 9. The

7 Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 3- Dec 7) 2018-12-07

Indonesia's Dec HBA thermal coal price dips for 4th mth to $92.51/t Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its December thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga

8 Cold front hitting China's south & east – but coal traders may love it 2018-12-07

A strong cold front not only brings the first snowfall of this year to some northern cities, it also causes sharp temperature drop in the south. The National Meteorological

9 Shanghai steel rebar futures set for best week in 5 mths on glut concerns 2018-12-07

China's steel rebar dropped nearly 2% on December 7, but is poised for its best week in nearly five months, reflecting persistent concerns over surplus supply amid high utilisation rates at steel mill

10 Chinese coal importers avoid taking position amid policy uncertainty 2018-12-07

Chinese thermal coal traders are shy of taking positions in the seaborne import market, as the country's import policy remains up in the air. Considering the policy risk, one Beijing-base

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1 China coking coal rallies to 15-month high amid tighter supply 2018-12-07

Chinese coking coal futures jumped to their highest in nearly 15 months on December 7, supported by tighter supply amid safety checks at coal mines, while coke surged nearly 6% to a five-week high.

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 3- Dec 7) 2018-12-07

Indonesia's Dec HBA thermal coal price dips for 4th mth to $92.51/t Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its December thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga

3 Tangshan grapples with emissions discharged by steel mills 2018-12-07

Sintering machines and pelletizing devices equipped in steel mills in Tangshan city in northern China's Hebei province will be asked to suspend production for rectification till December 31, if they f

4 Shanghai steel rebar futures set for best week in 5 mths on glut concerns 2018-12-07

China's steel rebar dropped nearly 2% on December 7, but is poised for its best week in nearly five months, reflecting persistent concerns over surplus supply amid high utilisation rates at steel mill

5 Shanxi approves trial run of 6 coal mines with 16.4 Mtpa capacity 2018-12-07

Shanxi Energy Administration has approved 2 mines' requests of expanding previous planed trail run period and 4's proposals of starting trail run since November. The 6 coal mines with combined designe

6 A review of 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit 2018-12-03

The 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit co-hosted by Shandong Coking Industry Association and Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd. wrapped up successfu

7 China Nov coal import extends decline for 4th mth; down 17% on mth 2018-12-08

China imported 19.15 million tonnes of coal in November this year, down 17% from the previous month, showed the latest data released by the General Administration of Customs on December 8.

8 U.S. Oct met. coal exports soar 25.2% YoY 2018-12-07

The U.S. exported 5.29 million tonnes of metallurgical coal in October, rising 25.2% from the preceding year and 42.8% from the previous month, showed data from The United States Census Bureau (USCB)

9 China almost achieves steel capacity cut target for 2016-2020 2018-12-07

China has almost finished the steel capacity cut goal of 150 million tonnes per annum as set in the country's 13th five-year plan for steel industry, said a government official on December 6.

10 Shanxi accelerates de-capacity in coking industry 2018-12-07

Northern China's Shanxi province, one of the main coke producing areas in the country, is planning to accelerate de-capacity in coking industry, to ensure that the yearly target would be beaten before

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1 Downside risks linger over China coking coal market 2018-11-27

Downside risks are looming over the coking coal market in China, as coking plants may request price cuts to offset decreased profit resulting from sliding coke prices. Most coke producers

2 China thermal coal prices up for 7 days, yet lacking solid upward momentum 2018-11-28

China's thermal coal prices have been on the rise for seven consecutive days after rebounding mid last week from a decline started early this month, yet further rapid increase seems less likely, exper

3 Cold front hitting China's south & east – but coal traders may love it 2018-12-07

A strong cold front not only brings the first snowfall of this year to some northern cities, it also causes sharp temperature drop in the south. The National Meteorological

4 China's import coal market gaining strength; sentiment picks up 2018-11-30

China's import thermal coal market seemed to start gaining strength on November 29, as inquiries for the overseas fuel increased rapidly and prices also firmed up. Many traders wanted to

5 Seaborne coal freight rate picks up; demand still lacks steam 2018-11-29

Seaborne freight rate for Capesize vessels rose firmly to $12/t for route from Australia to South China, according to sources engaged in international coal business. The pickup was mainly

6 China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Dec 2018) 2018-12-06

Despite strong support from coking coal prices, China's metallurgical coke market was badly hammered in November by steel price nosedive. In November, the market has experienced

7 Chinese thermal coal coastal shipping rates show signs of recovery, traders 2018-11-29

Shipping rates of thermal coal from northern China ports to the south and east showed signs of recovery, traders said, with more inquires and offers of coal cargoes emerged in the market.

8 Chinese steelmakers further cut down coke purchase prices 2018-11-29

Steel makers in China's main consumption areas – Hebei and Shandong – asked for coke price cut for the fourth round this month, adding up to a total of 450 yuan/t by far, as they wanted to control cos

9 China's coking coal grades show different price trends 2018-11-29

Divergent price trends for different coking coal grades were spotted in Chinese producing areas, as impacted by divided supply-demand relations. Prices of premium primary coking coa

10 Chinese thermal coal prices lose ground after 8-day increase 2018-11-30

Spot thermal coal prices dropped on November 29 at northern China ports, following eight days of straight increase, traders said, indicating a lack of strength in the market. On November