Consol Energy, a publicly owned Pittsburgh-based producer of coal and natural gas, is one of the leading diversified energy companies in the United States of America. The premium Appalachian coals are sold worldwide to electricity generators and steelmakers, and the Natural Gas Division has grown from a pure-play coalbed methane producer to a full-fledged exploration and production operation. Consol Energy maintains the largest private research and development facility in the industry that is devoted exclusively to coal and energy utilization and production. In addition to supporting the production of Consol Energy's coal and gas operations, it also focuses on energy development, improving energy efficiency and reducing pollution.
Consol Energy's natural gas operations include coal bed methane extraction, conventional and shale gas exploration and production, all of which require expertise and technology that continues to evolve and advance. Consol is a leading producer in the Marcellus Shale and Consol conduct an active exploration program in the Utica Shale.