Quarterly Coal Outlook and Price Forecast Service


DTC has released our latest Quarterly Coal Outlook and Price Forecast report which provides unique insights into US and international coal

and energy markets. Using granular data analysis and stochastic models, this service provides a five-year forecast for US and international thermal and coking coal prices, US coal supply and demand, imports and exports and international steel production. Deep analysis of the markets, including basin-level US export and stockpile data, helps you identify past and upcoming trends for the US and global coal markets.

Whether you work in mining, shipping, coal trading, power generation, energy market investment or ancillary industries, this invaluable service will help you…

  • Identify price trends to help align your business strategy
  • Gain the upper hand in coal contract negotiations
  •  Understand the latest market data at the most granular level available in the industry
  •  Plan your expenditure and investment decisions using scientific and highly accurate data
  •  Evaluate historical data and foresee flows of coal caused by changes in inventories, exports, weather, coal unit retirements, regulations, competing fuels and supply and demand
  •  Understand how current and proposed regulations will impact your business activities


  • Examine price, supply and demand forecasts for 15 types of coal (12 domestic thermal, 2 international thermal and 1 metallurgical)
  • Stochastic price forecast with confidence intervals
  • Netback analyses for Atlantic and Pacific coal
  •  Discover how competing fuels (such as nuclear, natural gas, wind and hydro) will impact coal markets at the basin level
  •  – Planned nuclear outages, natural gas price forecast, coal and natural gas switching, wind displacement of coal by basin, hydro output forecast
  • Explore scientificand highly accurate databased on 10 proprietary models providing historical and stochastic forecast data based on 10 proprietary models providing historical and stochasti price forecasts
  •  n Examine the coal market at the level of detail you want: read the report highlights and Short and Sweet summaries or dive in to get a far more detailed outlook
  •  n Gain unique insight into retiring coal-fired generating units, including historical and estimated coal consumption through 2020, which suppliers and basins are sellinngg to those plants and which coal and transport companies have the most exposure to unit retirements
  • n Keep up-to-date with the latest coal burning and mining regulations
  •  n Discover a unique perspective on coal inventories, including monthly stock levels, shipments, and consumption by supply basin
  •  n Obtain an unrivaled understanding of hiw the weather in the US will affect coal burn by basin and NERC region over the next 12 months



  • Quarterly Coal Outlook and Price Foreccaast Report as PDF
  • Monthly reports on latest basin-level export, inventory and fuel switching analysis delivered via email and available online
  • PLUS – Online access to monthly inventory, exports, fuel switching and forecasted supply, demand and price data
  • NEW 20-year supply, demand and price forecast (versus typical 5-year forecast)
  • NEW Nominal and constant dollar price forecast (versus typical nominal dollar only forecast)
  • Enhanced quartile risk analysis
  • Expanded natgas pipeline development section with detailed table of new and proposed natgas pipelines
  • Expanded LNG export terminal section with status of LNG export  


  • NEW Transportation details included in coal vs natgas model scenario analysis 
  • Expanded coverage of Australian monthly coking coal exports by destination
  • In-depth global coking coal coverage and forecast
  • Impact of long-range weather forecast on basin demand
  • Competing Fuels

– Nuclear outage forecast
– Hydro outlook
– Impact of wind on basin-level coal demand

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