For an American coal technology company, an international market assessment, including intellectual property aspects of the market for wet and dry coal cleaning technologies in India, China, Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Mongolia.
For a Hungarian energy company, an assessment of the cost of imported coal for two proposed power plant sites, from Poland, Russia, and Ukraine as well as the world market.
For a Slovakian energy company, an assessment of the hard coal supply costs (commodity and transport costs) from Poland, Russia, and Ukraine for a proposed new hard coal-fired power plant.
For a major European generator, an analysis of the long-term cost competitiveness, including CO2 emission costs, of hard coal and brown coal in Poland and the Czech Republic.
For a Slovakian energy company, an analysis of the electric generating merit order, including long-term brown coal availability and costs, in the Czech Republic.
For a major European generator, an assessment of the current state of CCS technology and the applicability of current and future technology to coal-fired generating units in Central Europe.
In a utility rate base proceeding in Nova Scotia, expert witness testimony on the inclusion of a new Panamax coal unloader in the utility rate base, including a review of operating contracts, terminal operations, costs and alternative coal unloading opportunities.
For a coal purchasing entity representing the government of Sri Lanka, assistance with the preparation of an international steam coal supply tender package for a new 300 mW coal-fired power plant and assistance with the evaluation of the resulting bids.
On behalf of a Czech utility, due diligence assistance during the purchase of German brown coal mining operations including coal, production, coal sales contracts, and local political issues.
On behalf of a European IPP developer, a review of German coal gasification technologies and opportunities including inspections of operating plants.
For a major US coal producer and exporter, preparation of a report on new plant construction and future coal demand in Western and Central Europe.
In a utility fuel adjustment mechanism (FAM) proceeding, assistance to industrial interveners in regard to the structure of the FAM and the resulting fuel cost reporting mechanisms; particular focus was imported and domestic coal costs.
For an Italian IPP developer, fuel supply assistance including shipping and port logistics, coal contract indexation and overall supply analysis for a 2 x 600 mW imported coal-fired station in Brazil.
For an American/Japanese consortium, due diligence on coal supply, ash disposal, and rail logistics and negotiation of a new financeable coal supply contract for a 1,700 mW existing Polish coal-fired plant acquisition.
For a German/American consortium due diligence on the brown coal-fired generating assets of VEAG and the brown coal mining operations of LAUBAG.
For a German brown coal mining company, due diligence and valuation assistance in the acquisition of a 30 million tpy brown coal mine in Australia.
For an American IPP developer, preparation of a bid for the 1,260 mW imported coal-fired power plant in Varna, Bulgaria.
For an American IPP developer, assistance with the acquisition of a 400 mW hard coal-fired power plant in Rousse, Bulgaria.
For a U.S.-based oil major, an assessment of the market for coal-based independent power projects in Mexico.
For a U.S. independent power utility affiliate, a review of the lignite-fired Loy-Yang "B" project in Victoria State in Australia.
For a U.S. independent power investor, the identification of the potential investment in a coal-based IPP project in Western Australia (Collie).
For a major European electric utility, ISIS was given the lead role in developing a 2,000+ mW coal-fired power project in Poland. This included discussions with Polish government and utility officials, negotiations with banks, fuel providers and the identification of potential joint venture partners in Germany.
For a U.S. utility affiliate, identification of a potential 600 mW lignite-fired power project in Northern Ireland. In addition to identifying the opportunity, ISIS successfully assisted the client in becoming a participant in the joint venture developing the project.
For a major U.S. utility independent power affiliate, ISIS did the preliminary due diligence work for a 2,000+ mW coal-fired project in New South Wales.
For a Japanese trading company, an analysis of the investment potential in the electric power and coal sector in Unified Germany.
For a consortium of American and European utilities, ongoing advice on a variety of issues in the bid for a 1,200 mW coal-fired power plant in Portugal (the Pego Project). This included advice and research on a variety of environmental, political, fuel and economic issues, as well as attendance at all major meetings between the Consortium and the host utility, the project financiers and the preparation of significant part of the bid that was submitted to the Portuguese government.
For a major European utility, a due diligence review of fuel agreements for a proposed independent power investment in Poland.
For a major European utility, assistance with fuel planning for an independent power project investment in Portugal.
For a U.S. utility affiliate, assistance in bid preparation for a coal-fired independent power project in Puerto Rico.
For an American/Indonesian group, prefeasibility study for the construction of 1,200 mW of coal-fired independent power project in Eastern Sumatra, Indonesia.
For the developers of the Pingshou coal project in China ongoing advice (1982-1989) on economic feasibility and coal prices.
For several Japanese steel companies an analysis of development in coking and steel making technologies and their impact on future coking coal supplies.
For a major international bank, an analysis of the steam coal industry in South Africa.
For a large Spanish and mining company, analyses of future price trends for high and low sulfur coals in the international market.
For several Japanese steel companies, an analysis of price behavior in the international spot and contract coal markets.
For an insurance company, expert assistance in a coal contract damage dispute.
For a major U.S. coal producer, litigation support in a coal contract breach proceeding against a Midwestern utility.
For a major independent power developer, a forecast of the price and availability of steam coal for import into Gulf of Mexico and Pacific coast power stations in Mexico.
For a major Spanish utility, an assessment of the coal and electric power industries in unified Germany.
For a potential coal company investor, a review of the feasibility of the Port of LA coal export terminal.
For an independent power developer, an analysis of coal contract pricing and rail transportation pricing into Florida (including the impact of imports of Colombian and Indonesian coal).
For a major U.S. coal exporter, testimony before an international arbitration panel on coal pricing in the international steam coal market.
For a U.S. manufacturer, an assessment of the world market for lignite derived waxes.
For a major U.S. exporter, an assessment of the demand for imported coal in unified Germany.
For a major U.S. coal producer, an assessment of the potential import demand for steam coal in Mexico.
For a European-American consortium, a forecast of steam coal prices and availability for import into northwestern Europe.
For a European-American consortium, a study of specific contract provisions in 125 coal contracts from Australia, South America, North America, Japan and South Africa.
On-going support (1991-2007) for an American consortium privatizing a 17 million tonne per year brown coal operation in East Germany.
On-going support (1991-2007) for an American consortium acquiring a 400 mW share in a brown coal-fired power plant in East Germany.
For an Australian/British/Thai consortium, preparation of the coal supply portion of the group's IPP bid to EGAT.
For an American/Thai joint venture, bidding to EGAT, assistance with coal supply and pricing issues.
For an American consortium, due diligence on the acquisition of 2,000 mW of existing coal-fired capacity in the UK.
For an American/German/French consortium, developing an 800 mW coal-fired BOT project in Turkey, assistance on coal supply and logistics.
For a German/American joint venture, a feasibility study for a brown field expansion of a major solid fuel-fired district heating plant in East Germany.
For a global energy company, assistance on a variety of issues pertaining to their entry into international coal trading.
For a major solid fuel tender investigation of the Far East market for pet coke use by utilities and IPPs.
For DG XVII of the European commission, an in-depth analysis of international trends in coal mine ownership and imported coal policy recommendations.
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