U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
Which states produce the most coal?
The five largest coal producing states, with production in million short tons, and share of total U.S. coal production, for 2011:
- Wyoming: 438.67, 40%
- West Virginia: 134.66, 12%
- Kentucky: 108.77, 10%
- Pennsylvania: 59.18, 5%
- Texas: 45.90, 4%
Last updated: November 16, 2012
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