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Posted October 17, 2017Today in Energy

U.S. coal production fell in first half of 2017 after increasing in late 2016 ›

U.S. coal production averaged 192 million short tons (MMst) per quarter in the first half of 2017, a slight decrease from the second half of 2016 but still above levels reached in the first half of 2016. The recent decline in production was a result of weaker demand for steam coal, about half of which is mined in Wyoming and Montana. More


Source: EIA, Quarterly Coal Report

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