• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

John William Hanekamp


US Thermal Coal Sourcing Consultant

1980 - 1999. 20 years working in Middle and Senior level management positions with Continental Grain Company, as a physical and financial trader, with strong emphasis on transportation and transformation of bulk products by truck, rail, barge and ocean going vessels. 1999 - 2011. 11 years with Peabody Coal Sales and Coal Trade, in the sourcing, sales, trading, transportation and transformation of physical coals in all basins of the US, by barge, rail and vessel for export. Opened a trading office in London, to facilitate US Export sales and marketing throughout the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. 2011-12  One year with White Oak Resources, developing markets for the mine now called Hamilton County and owned by Alliance. 2012-2015. 3 years with Alpha Natural Resources, with sales, marketing, and price risk management of thermal coal destined for Export to the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. 2015 to Present day, consult with Producers and Generators in the Americas and Europe & Middle east, to facilitate the sales and purchasing of thermal coal from the Americas. 

Sessions With John William Hanekamp

Thursday, 9 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:50pm (CST) / 09/mar/2023 06:00 pm - 09/mar/2023 06:50 pm

    Coal in Play: Now and in the future

    As the energy transition accelerates across Europe and the United States, coal remains integral for energy security as well as a significant source of generation across Asia. Questions surrounding long- term domestic reliability versus export viability continue to haunt Atlantic Basin exporters. Has the system peaked? Can the supply chain constraints loosen? What is in store for the industry? How do coal/resource suppliers view their role in the energy transition?