Prices rise in all five US coal commodity regions in week ended Jan. 3 versus two weeks ago, led by Central Appalachia, up 94 cents to US$64.52/short ton, and Northern Appalachia, up 50 cents to US$68.50/short ton: SNL Energy

LOS ANGELES , January 7, 2014 () – Coal prices in five U.S. coal commodity regions in the week ended Jan. 3 were as follows versus the week ended Dec. 20, according to figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration supplied by SNL Energy and reported Jan. 6.

Average weekly coal commodity spot prices, in dollars per short ton:

Central Appalachia (CAPP) 12,500 Btu, 1.2 SO2: US$64.52, up from US$63.58 in week ended Dec. 20
Northern Appalachia (NAPP) 13,000 Btu, <3.0 SO2: US$68.50, up from US$68.00 in week ended Dec. 20
Illinois Basin 11,800 Btu, 5.0 SO2: US$46.40, up from US$46.15 in week ended Dec. 20
Powder River Basin (PRB) 8,800 Btu 0.8 SO2: US$12.07, up from US$11.50 in week ended Dec. 20
Uinta Basin 11,700 SO2: US$36.00, up from US$35.95 in week ended Dec. 20

The primary source of this article is SNL Energy LC, Charlottesville, Virginia, on Jan. 6, 2014.

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