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2014-02-06 08:22:51

Achieves Drill Bit Finding Cost of $0.42 per Mcfe PITTSBURGH, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During 2013, CONSOL Energy Inc.

2014-02-04 16:24:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

2014-02-04 00:20:22

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb.

2014-02-01 23:00:53

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Petroleum Coke Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database.

2014-01-31 16:24:15

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc.

2014-01-31 08:21:52

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) reported pre-tax income for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 of $16 million.

2014-01-30 08:24:12

- Peabody achieves record 2013 safety results and $340 million of cost savings ST. LOUIS, Jan.

2014-01-29 12:22:50

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following U.S.


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2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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