Coal expected to outpace oil

Kral, Steve
November 2013
Mining Engineering;Nov2013, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p80
Academic Journal
The article reports that the use of coal as a primary energy source is expected to take place in China, India and Southeast Asia, according to a report published by Wood MacKenzie (Woodmac) in 2013. The report said that the demand for coal in India and China will remain strong. Global coal consumption is predicted to rise by 25% to about 4.5 gross ton (Gt) of oil equivalent, while oil consumption is expected to be 4.4 Gt.


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