3 Petcoke’s popularity on the rise India’s annual coal demand for 2012 to 2017 is projected to be between 63 and 96 million tons. As the demand for fuel rises, the expectation is that petcoke demand will also rise, claiming an even greater share of the market, provided conditions remain favorable.
The global cement industry produces an estimated five percent or so of total CO2 emissions. The political agenda across the world is that the sector should shoulder the costs of reducing green house gases (CO2 abatement). Here we consider two questions about cement and climate change legislation. Firstly, we look at the business areas that such legislation will impact on the sector. Secondly, we assess the preparedness of the sector to address the impact of impending legislation.