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Coal

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Summary

Coal overview

Prices
Reserves  
Demonstrated Reserve Base
Release date: November 15, 2017 | data from: U.S. Coal Reserves

Recoverable reserves
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
  • PDF XLSAt producing mines, estimated recoverable, and Demonstrated Reserve Base; by mine type
  • PDF XLSAt producing underground coal mines by state and mining method
  • PDF XLSAt producing mines by mine production range and mine type
  • PDF XLS INTERACTIVEAt producing mines by state
International coal reserves
Data from: International Energy Statistics
Consumption
Monthly PDF CSV XLS INTERACTIVE
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser

Quarterly
  • PDF XLSBy sector
  • PDF XLS At manufacturing plants by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code
Annual
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
International coal consumption
Data from: International Energy Statistics

Production
Detailed data from the EIA-7A and the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (back to 1983)
Production, company and mine information, operation type, union status, labor hours, and number of employees

Weekly estimates
Released: Weekly (on Thursday) from Weekly Coal Production Report

Quarterly PDF XLS

Annual
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
International production
Data from: International Energy Statistics

Stocks
Quarterly
  • PDF XLS By consuming sector and by producers
  • PDF XLS At coke plants by Census division
  • PDF XLS At other industrial plants by Census division and state
  • PDF XLS At manufacturing plants by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code
  • PDF XLS At commercial and institutional users by Census division and state
  • PDF XLS Coke and breeze stocks at coke plants by Census division
PDF CSV XLS  INTERACTIVE Monthly by sector
Interactive data from Total Energy Browser

PDF XLS Annual by sector
Imports, exports & distribution
Imports by country of origin
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
Exports by country of destination
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser

Distribution
By origin/destination state, consuming sector, and method of transportation

Coal-fired electric power plants  
Detailed EIA-860 data back to 2003
Capacity, energy source, date of first operation, and planned retirement date for coal-fired generating units
Transportation costs to electric power sector  

Real and nominal average transportation costs (back to 2008) - methodology
Release date: May 5, 2017 | data from Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report"

  • Delivered costs
    • Real XLS   Nominal XLS By year and primary transport mode
    • Real XLS   Nominal XLSBy primary transport mode and supply region
  • From coal basin to state
  • From state to state
 

Regular Weekly Releases*

Monday

Coal Markets (*Formerly Weekly NYMEX Coal Futures and Coal News & Markets)

Thursday

Weekly Coal Production

*No releases: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday. Releases change on weeks with federal holidays.