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Posted March 29, 2017Today in Energy

Coal production increases during second half of 2016, but still below 2015 levels ›

After falling in six out of seven quarters since mid-2014, coal production rose in the third and fourth quarters of 2016. Among the coal supply regions, the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming saw the largest increases in the second half of 2016. More

Source: EIA, Weekly Coal Report and Quarterly Coal Report and U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration


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WTI crude oil futures price

3/28/2017: $48.37/barrels

up$1.03 from week earlier
up$8.98 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

3/28/2017: $3.096/MMBtu

up$0.003 from week earlier
up$1.248 from year earlier

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3/27/2017: $2.586 /gal

down$0.014 from week earlier
up$0.455 from year earlier

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3/24/2017: 534.0 million barrels

up0.9 million barrels from week earlier
up30.2 million barrels from year earlier

Weekly coal production

3/18/2017: 14.050 million tons

down0.653 million tons from week earlier
up0.904 million tons from year earlier


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