Patriot Coal Corporation Going Belly Up

Posted in the Brattleboro Forum

Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#1 Jul 9, 2012
Patriot Coal Corporation (Patriot) is a producer of thermal coal in the eastern United States, with operations and coal reserves in the Appalachia and the Illinois Basin coal regions. The Company operates in two segments: Appalachia Mining Operations and Illinois Basin Mining Operations. Patriot is also a United States producer of metallurgical quality coal. Its principal business is the mining and preparation of thermal coal or steam coal, for sale primarily to electricity generators, and metallurgical coal, for sale to steel mills and independent coke producers. As of December 31, 2011, its operations consisted of 14 active mining complexes, which include mines, contractor-operated mines and coal preparation facilities. The Appalachia and Illinois Basin segments consist of its operations in West Virginia and Kentucky, respectively. It controls approximately 1.9 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves.
Community Disorganizer

Trumbull, CT

#2 Jul 11, 2012
Another victory for team Obama.
Mike Mulligan

Brattleboro, VT

#3 Jul 11, 2012
More fracting.

I say, fracting is going to cost us way more capacity than displace.

It will destroy more electricity capacity than bring on new capacity...

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Brattleboro Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Vermonts new economy (Jun '14) Sun Michelle Michael ... 115
News Brattleboro man faces life imprisonment Sat tanya 3
Entergy screws employees over pay? (Jul '11) Mar 26 harleyguy 17
Truth reason knowledge (Dec '12) Mar 26 Science and Spiri... 635
Topix Helping To Destroy This Forum Mar 25 Putin-Palin 2016 8
Feel the christian love Mar 24 tanya 5
God is coming SOON! (Apr '07) Mar 24 MegaDeath Coming ... 137
Brattleboro Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Brattleboro People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]