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June 3, 2022updated 15 Jun 2022 11:38am

Five largest coal mines in US in 2021

By Carmen

Here are the five largest coal mines by production in the US, according to GlobalData’s mining database.

1. North Antelope Rochelle Mine

The North Antelope Rochelle Mine is a surface mine located in Wyoming. It is owned by Peabody Energy and produced an estimated 57 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2047.

2. Black Thunder Mine

Located in Wyoming, the Black Thunder Mine is owned by Arch Resources. The surface mine produced an estimated 51.1 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021.

3. Antelope Mine

The Antelope Mine is located in Wyoming. It is owned by Navajo Transitional Energy and produced an estimated 19.7 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2028.

4. Belle Ayr Mine

The Belle Ayr Mine, owned by FM Coal, is a surface mine located in Wyoming. The mine produced an estimated 13.1 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021.

5. Caballo Mine

Owned by Peabody Energy, the Caballo Mine is a surface mine located in Wyoming. It produced an estimated 12.6 Million Tonnes of coal in 2021. The mine will operate until 2040.

Methodology: This information is drawn from GlobalData’s mines and projects database, which tracks all operating and developing mines and projects globally. Verdict’s parent company GlobalData provides business information to 4,000 of the world’s largest companies.

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