U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Quarterly Coal Distribution Report
Release Date: October 01, 2013 | Next Release Date: January 3, 2014 | full report
The Quarterly Coal Distribution Report (QCDR) provides detailed U.S. domestic coal distribution data by coal origin state, coal destination state, mode of transportation, and consuming sector. Quarterly data for all years are preliminary and will be superseded by the release of the corresponding "Annual Coal Distribution Report."
Highlights for the second quarter 2013:
- Total domestic coal distribution was an estimated 205.8 million short tons (mmst) in the second quarter 2013. This value is 0.7 mmst (i.e. 0.3 percent) higher than the previous quarter and 6.3 mmst (i.e. 3.1 percent) higher than the second quarter of 2012 estimates.
- Wyoming was the leading origin state of coal, accounting for about 90.5 mmst of shipments delivered to 30 states. Texas was the leading destination state, receiving about 24.2 mmst of domestic coal.
- Total shipments moved via Railroads, River, and Truck accounted for an estimated 68.3, 13.1, and 11.2 percent of the coal, respectively. Tramway, Conveyor, and Slurry Pipeline accounted for about 7.3 percent of coal shipments.
- Electric Utilities and Independent Power Producers received approximately 92.2 percent of the total distribution.
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