After over two decades of dynamic growth, Banpu today is not only one of the foremost energy companies in Thailand, but is rapidly becoming a leading regional coal player through its operations in Indonesia and its investments in China. Banpu has two core and complementary business lines - coal mining and coal-fired power generation.
Banpu has demonstrated core competence and competitive advantages in the cost-efficient development and operation of open-pit coal mines in Asia - and in both domestic and export grade thermal coal market. Through recent investment, Banpu is also now developing skills in underground mining. Banpu currently manages production capacity of around 20.5 million tons per annum from its mines in Indonesia. At the end of 2008, the Company's total attributable coal resources were 2,140.62 million tons, while its coal reserves were approximately 600 million tons.