U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Quarterly Coal Distribution Report
Release Date: April 2, 2013 | Next Release Date: June 2013 | 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 Quarterly data for all years are preliminary and will be superseded by the release of the corresponding "Annual Coal Distribution Report."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 2012:
- Total domestic coal distribution was an estimated 224.4 million short tons (mmst) in the fourth quarter 2012. This value is 5.6 mmst (i.e. 2.5 percent) lower than the previous quarter and 24.5 mmst (i.e. 9.9 percent) lower than the fourth quarter of 2011 estimates.
- Wyoming was the leading origin state of coal, accounting for about 101.1 mmst of shipments delivered to 30 states. Texas was the leading destination state, receiving about 25.9 mmst of domestic coal.
- Total shipments moved via Railroads, River, and Truck accounted for an estimated 69.1, 11.5, and 11.4 percent of the coal, respectively. Tramway, Conveyor, and Slurry Pipeline accounted for about 7.8 percent of coal shipments.
- Electric Utilities and Independent Power Producers received approximately 92.6 percent of the total distribution.
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