AEP is open to alternative pricing structures.
The Republican ticket was committed to an "all-of-the-above energy strategy that included coal".
The operations were able to reduce costs as shipments decreased.
Paringa is planning to complete the bankable feasibility study for Poplar Grove's WK No.9 seam.
Blankenship had already started serving his sentence in a California federal prison.
Since the campaign was launched respirable dust levels have dropped.
The amount of material displaced would not even fill the bed of an average ute.
The extra seam gave the company the ability to increase the capacity at Poplar Grove.
Electricity generation will continue to involve testing on syngas.
The company also received consent for the potential sale of some Australian assets.
Coal and natural gas consumption each decreased compared to the first six months of 2015
The Brookwood-Sago grant program aims to promote mine safety.