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Based in County Tyrone, Lissan sells coal, oil and gas to householders and businesses. It imports its products from a number of countries, including South Africa and Colombia, and distributes them throughout Ireland. Other arms of the business provide coal screening and washing, and ship-chartering services. Owned and run by the Loughran family, Lissan reported sales of £370.4m in 2010, a 48% increase on the previous year, after winning a bigger share of the Irish coal and oil markets.

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Company details
CompanyLissan Coal Company
ActivityEnergy distributor
LocationCounty Tyrone
Sales £m370.4
Operating profit £m6.5
Main shareholdersLoughran family (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda