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Table 5. U.S. uranium in-situ-leach plants by owner, location, capacity, and operating status at end of the year, 2016–20
In-Situ-Leach plant owner In-Situ-Leach plant name County, state (existing and planned locations) Production capacity (pounds U3O8 per year) Operating status at end of the year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Uranium Energy Corporation Reno Creek Campbell, Wyoming 2,000,000 partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed
Azarga Uranium Corp Dewey Burdock Project Fall River and Custer, South Dakota 1,000,000 partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed
Cameco Crow Butte Operation Dawes, Nebraska 1,000,000 operating operating operating standby standby
Hydro Resources, Inc. Church Rock McKinley, New Mexico 1,000,000 partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed
Hydro Resources, Inc. Crownpoint McKinley, New Mexico 1,000,000 partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed
Lost Creek ISR LLC Lost Creek Project Sweetwater, Wyoming 2,000,000 operating operating operating operating operating
Mestena Uranium LLC Alta Mesa Project Brooks, Texas 1,500,000 standby standby standby standby standby
Pathfinder Mines Corporation Pathfinder Shirley Basin Carbon County, Wyoming 1,400,000 developing developing developing developing developing
Power Resources Inc., dba Cameco Resources Smith Ranch-Highland Operation Converse, Wyoming 5,500,000 operating operating operating operating operating
Uranium Energy Corporation Hobson ISR Plant Karnes, Texas 1,000,000 standby standby standby standby standby
Uranium Energy Corporation La Palangana Duval, Texas 1,000,000 standby standby standby standby standby
Strata Energy Inc Ross CPP Crook, Wyoming 375,000 operating operating operating standby standby
URI, Inc. (an enCore Energy company) Kingsville Dome Kleberg, Texas 1,000,000 restoration restoration restoration restoration standby
URI, Inc. (an enCore Energy company) Rosita Duval, Texas 1,000,000 reclamation reclamation reclamation reclamation standby
URI, Inc. (an enCore Energy company) Vasquez Duval, Texas 800,000 restoration restoration restoration restoration reclamation
Uranerz Energy Corporation Nichols Ranch ISR Project Johnson and Campbell, Wyoming 2,000,000 operating operating operating operating standby
Uranium Energy Corporation Burke Hollow Bee County, Texas 1,000,000 partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed partially permitted and licensed
Uranium Energy Corporation Goliad ISR Uranium Project Goliad, Texas 1,000,000 permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed
Uranium One Americas, Inc. Jab and Antelope Sweetwater, Wyoming 2,000,000 developing developing developing developing developing
Uranium One Americas, Inc. Moore Ranch Campbell, Wyoming 500,000 permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed permitted and licensed
Uranium One USA, Inc. Willow Creek Project (Christensen Ranch and Irigaray) Campbell and Johnson, Wyoming 1,300,000 standby operating operating standby standby
Total Production Capacity: 29,375,000
Notes: Production capacity for 2020. An operating status of Operating indicates the in-situ recovery plant usually was producing uranium concentrate at the end of the period. Hobson ISR Plant processes uranium concentrate that came from La Palangana. Hobson and La Palangana are part of the same project. ISR stands for in-situ recovery. Christensen Ranch and Irigaray are part of the Willow Creek Project. Uranerz Energy has a tolling arrangement with Cameco Resources. Uranium is first processed at the Nichols Ranch plant and then transported to the Smith Ranch-Highland Operation plant for final processing into Uranerz’s uranium concentrate. CPP = central processing plant.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, Domestic Uranium Production Report (2016–20)