Mike Loreman


Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Mike Loreman has over 35 years of experience in the energy sector with a focus on coal marketing/trading, coal investing/asset management, and environmental products marketing/trading. He joined Aymium in February, 2022 as VP – Sales & Marketing after providing market development services to Aymium as an independent consultant for the prior four years. At Aymium, Mike has been developing customers that are looking for high-performance renewable carbon alternatives to coal and other fossil carbon products utilized in various applications, including silicon smelting, iron and steel, and electricity/heat production. Mike has lead coal & emissions trading desks at Koch Industries, Williams Energy, Citadel Investments, and DTE Energy, and Mercuria. At Citadel, Mike started up a carbon emissions trading desk focused on the emerging European CO2 emissions market and led Citadel’s investment, and at DTE, he started up a carbon emissions trading business focused on the US voluntary carbon emissions market. Loreman spent his early career with Shell Mining Company and Zeigler Coal Holding Company in a variety of roles including lead roles in engineering, metals trading, coal marketing, and business development. Mike is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a BS in Mining Engineering.

Sessions With Mike Loreman

Thursday, 10 March

  • 11:20am - 12:10pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 05:20 pm - 10/mar/2022 06:10 pm

    Atlantic Basin Coal: Supply & demand challenges

    Panel Power & Renewables
    While demand for thermal coal continues to grow in the Pacific Market, its role in the energy transition is perhaps most intriguing on the other side of the world. The cost of abandoning coal is proving to be expensive, both in pure economic terms and in energy resilience. A robust discussion will center on net-zero ambitions, the challenges of retiring and replacing coal, and the need to support sufficient production and infrastructure to bridge the gap to a new fuel mix. What challenges face governments, investors, coal producers, and infrastructure providers? What is a viable, secure path during the energy transition?