Coal prices remained steady in week ended Nov. 30 versus Nov. 2 in Northern Appalachia at US$64.50/short ton, Uinta Basin at US$35.75, Illinois Basin at US$47.90; Central Appalachia up US$2.20 to US$68.15, Powder River Basin down US$0.035 to US$10: EIA

WASHINGTON , December 4, 2012 (press release) –

Average weekly coal commodity spot prices
(dollars per short ton)
12,500 Btu,
1.2 SO2
13,000 Btu,
<3.0 SO2
Illinois Basin
11,800 Btu,
5.0 SO2
River Basin
8,800 Btu,
0.8 SO2
Uinta Basin
11,700 Btu,
0.8 SO2
02-November-12 $65.95 $64.50 $47.90 $10.35 $35.75
09-November-12 $65.95 $64.50 $47.90 $10.35 $35.75
16-November-12 $68.15 $64.50 $47.90 $10.35 $35.75
23-November-12 $68.15 $64.50 $47.90 $10.35 $35.75
30-November-12 $68.15 $64.50 $47.90 $10.00 $35.75
Source: With permission, SNL Energy
Note: Coal prices shown are for a relatively high-Btu coal selected in each region, for delivery in the "prompt quarter." The prompt quarter is the quarter following the current quarter. For example, from January through March, the 2nd quarter is the prompt quarter. Starting on April 1, July through September define the prompt quarter. The historical data file of spot prices is proprietary and cannot be released by EIA; see SNL Energy.

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