Coal is no longer the stable, steadfast commodity in Indian context.
Owing to the recent legal and regulatory restrictions in top coal
exporting countries, the poor performance of CIL and captive coal
blocks, coal supply for future projects is under a huge question mark.
The increased supply shortfalls have made many Power Utilities, Steel,
and Cement industries to look for options beyond Coal India Limited (CIL).
With Planning Commission and Ministry of Coal (MoC) demythologizing and
shaping the domestic coal industry in lines to the developed foreign
coal markets, there has never been more important time to understand the
ongoing and proposed transformation and the influence that it would have
on investor community. Nonetheless, presidential decree for the 80
percent aggregate contracted quantity of fuel supply agreements, hopes
of the power, iron and steel sectors etc., have again revived, with the
only concern being CIL`s ability to fulfill the mandate.
Sensing the macro-economic changes taking
place in the coal sector, Infraline Energy is coming up with an Outlook
Series report on Indian Coal Outlook 2020: Block-wise Supply
Estimation and Non Traditional Sourcing Strategies under Transforming