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Ernie Thrasher has over forty (40) years’ experiences in the coal industry.
His coal experience began in 1974 working for a family-owned mining company with operations in Maryland. Mr. Thrasher held various positions in mine operations and mine management through 1981.

Prior to forming Xcoal Energy & Resources in 2003, Mr. Thrasher spent twenty-two (22) years in various global marketing positions at Primary Coal and AMCI.
Xcoal is the largest exporter of U.S. origin coal to Asia. In addition to marketing U.S. origin coal to customers throughout the world, Xcoal activities include the financing and development of mining projects and related infrastructure projects.
Thrasher founded XLNG Energy & Resources in 2015, which is marketing LNG originating from global sources with emphasis on natural gas reserves in the Marcellus and Utica Shale basins in the U.S., to customer in South America, Europe and Asia.
Thrasher serves as a Directors of Coronado Global Resources, on the President’s Leadership Council-Boy Scouts of America, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves as a Director on the National Committee on U.S. China Relations, and serves as a Director of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum.

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