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Quarterly Coal Distribution Report

Release Date: March 18, 2014   |  Next Release Date: June 27, 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 Quarterly data for all years are preliminary and will be superseded by the release of the corresponding "Annual Coal Distribution Report."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 fourth quarter 2013:

  • Total domestic coal distribution was an estimated 210.9 million short tons (mmst) in the fourth quarter 2013. This value is 15.2 mmst (i.e. 6.7%) lower than the previous quarter and 13.5 mmst (i.e. 6.0%) lower than the fourth quarter of 2012 estimates
  • Wyoming was the leading origin state of coal, accounting for about 94.4 mmst of shipments delivered to 33 states. Texas was the leading destination state, receiving about 23.0 mmst of domestic coal.
  • Total shipments moved via railroads, river, and truck accounted for an estimated 68.4%, 12.3%, and 11.1% of the coal, respectively. Tramway, conveyor, and slurry pipeline accounted for about 8.1% of coal shipments.
  • Electric utilities and independent power producers received approximately 92.2% of the total distribution.

 

 

 


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