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November 10, 2014 06:00 ET

U.S. Coal Industry's Uncertain American Future, Part Two: Natural Gas and International Demand for Coal, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. Coal Industry may appear to be down, but it is far from out. Natural gas prices are higher around the world than in the U.S., and this has meant an increase in the demand for coal. As a result, U.S. coal producers are now exporting in large amounts. The export market is a mixed blessing for U.S. coal, however.

Within this article: Overview of competition between coal and natural gas as domestic power sources, and U.S. coal sales abroad.

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