Average US coal commodity spot prices held steady in latest week from previous week, ranging from US$10 per short ton in Powder River Basin to US$68.15 in Central Appalachia: EIA

WASHINGTON , December 10, 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
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
07-December-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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