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How lower natgas prices, higher inventories are affecting US coal market

Featuring Andrew Moore and Henan Xu

February 27, 2015 04:30:00 EST (7:18 mins)

Coal consumption in the US electricity sector has been noticeably lower in January and February compared to the same months last year. In this video, Andrew Moore, Platts managing editor for Coal International, and Henan Xu, energy analyst at Bentek, analyze the recent trends in US coal production, the role of geography energy production costs, and the theoretical coal-to-gas switching potential.

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