Peabody at a Glance
Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) is the world’s largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in nearly 25 countries on six continents.
Peabody’s global platform reaches six continents and creates a strategic advantage. The company has, through its subsidiaries, majority interests in 27 coal operations located throughout all major U.S. coal-producing regions and in Australia.
Peabody is uniquely positioned for success with access to the best global markets through our Australia platform, trading activities and Asia projects. The company also holds leading positions in the fastest-growing U.S. regions and has an unmatched reserve base and liquidity to create shareholder value.
Peabody markets, brokers and trades coal in the world’s fastest-growing economies. Peabody has trading and business offices in China, Australia, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Mongolia, India and the United States. Other energy-related commercial initiatives include the development of supercritical generation, the management of vast coal reserves, and Btu Conversion technologies to transform coal to natural gas and transportation fuels.
Peabody marked many notable accomplishments in 2013:
- Achieved another year of record safety results with a global incidence rate that is 46 percent better than the industry average;
Delivered revenues totaling $7 billion, leading to Adjusted EBITDA of $1.05 billion;
Saved $340 million from cost initiatives and reduced capital investments by 67 percent;
Increased Australia sales volumes to a record setting 34.9 million tons, with metallurgical coal sales rising to 15.9 million tons;
Generated $722 million of operating cash flow to allow for more than $200 million in debt reduction;
Advanced key initiatives and relationships in Asia, such as the new trading joint venture with Shenhua for thermal imports into China where we now hold the priority supplier position; and
Earned more than 25 awards for safety, land restoration, mine recognition, community involvement and corporate excellence.
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