Foresight Energy Goes Live on SunGard’s Aligne Bulk Fuels Management Solution

Houston, TX, USA - 15 March 2011

Foresight Energy, an Illinois Basin coal producer, has successfully completed the implementation of SunGard’s Aligne Bulk Fuels Management solution to support its day-to-day coal trading activities.

Foresight Energy selected Aligne Bulk Fuels Management for its ability to support the entire physical supply chain, extending from mine to its customers, spanning North America and Europe. This includes physical fuel trading, contract management, shipment scheduling and logistics, quality management, settlements, cost accounting and reporting.

“Foresight Energy required a solution that is scalable as our business grows and we enter new markets. SunGard’s Aligne is a reliable and flexible solution that can support Foresight’s growth,” said Jennifer Caldwell, director of operations, Foresight Energy. “We are very pleased that SunGard’s Aligne went live, on-schedule and on-budget in four months.”

“Cost awareness and containment are major priorities for coal producers,” said Ben Jackson, senior executive vice president of SunGard’s energy and commodities business. “SunGard’s Aligne Bulk Fuels Management provides its customers with a physical logistics solution which helps manage exposure and reduce volatility while controlling shipping and fuel costs. We look forward to our continuing strategic relationship with Foresight Energy.”

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