Press Release

Mercuria Energy Trading SA joins globalCOAL

LONDON AND SINGAPORE – 6 November 2009

globalCOAL® announced today that Mercuria Energy Trading SA has joined the globalCOAL trading platform as a Market Member.

The Mercuria Energy Group is an energy trading company involved in a wide range of energy commodities including crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, and now the global coal trading market. With a strong focus on coal origination, the main trading offices in Geneva, Singapore and Houston will be supported by local offices in major coal exporting countries including Indonesia, South Africa and Colombia.

“We are proud to see Mercuria join the ranks of globalCOAL Market Members,” said Eoghan Cunningham, CEO of globalCOAL. “As a trading organisation, Mercuria is well-established in the energy market and has solid experience of physical commodity trading. Their interest in coal is a superb endorsement for the opportunities that can be exploited in this market.”

Mercuria coal contacts:

Emanuele Novi (Jakarta) + 62.81.880.32.23
Alan Gillespie (Johannesburg) + 27.83.302.62.76
Matt Schicke (Houston) +1.713.315.1185
Ivan Van Niekerk (Singapore) +
Jan Backaert (Geneva) + 41.22.595.80.08

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