US coal exports up 61% last year

Coal exports to Asia more than doubled compared to 2016

US energy secretary duped by Russian pranksters

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry was fooled by Russian pranksters who were impersonating Ukraine‚Äôs prime minister. Reports suggest he discussed US coal exports, a proposed pipeline across the Baltic Sea and other energy matters with Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyaro during a lengthy phone call this month. Energy Department spokesperson Shaylyn Hayes is said to […]

US coal exports surge in first quarter of 2017

The US has seen an increase in coal exports in the first quarter of 2017. New statistics from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) show they were 58% higher compared to the same period last year. Steam coal exports rose by six million short tons and metallurgical coal exports – used in steel production – increased […]