Our consulting services specialties are detailed below.
Mr. Hanou has performed consulting services for numerous clients in the U.S. and abroad, including electric utilities, coal companies, steel companies, metallurgical and petroleum coke producers, developers, investors and transportation companies. He has unique, expert knowledge of U.S. coal production capabilities and market characteristics and their relationship to electric power generation, metallurgical coke and transportation. He has worked for many coal producers, transportation companies, U.S. power generators and various agencies of the federal government.
Over the years, Mr. Hanou has conducted numerous assignments which have provided him with tremendous diversity and in-depth knowledge of every aspect of coal mining, transportation, power generation, and environmental mitigation. His specialties include:
Competitor studies and coal producer strategies. Mine cost and reserve analysis. Productivity analysis, including the impact of the MINER Act of 2006. Coal production trends by mine and basin – historic, current and future. Coal quality studies. Performing reserve acquisition analysis.
Fuel procurement planning. Fuel management studies. Litigation and regulatory support. Conducting coal market assessments and forecasts. Forecasting delivered coal and petroleum coke costs into existing and proposed power plants. Evaluating Clean Air Act compliance strategies.
Mr. Hanou's broad knowledge of the coal, power and transportation industries in the U.S. makes him an ideal candidate to support clients and challenge adversaries.
identifying specific markets for individual coal mines - thermal and coking
Powder River Basin Coal, Supply Demand and Price Trends 2012-2031
Illinois Basin Coal Supply Study 2012-2021
Illinois Basin Coal Control Map
Illinois Basin Coal Price & Demand Forecast 2013-2032
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