There are more than 3025 coal mines in operation globally, of which 955 are in the US, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest coal mines by production in the US in 2023, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. Black Thunder Mine

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The Black Thunder Mine is a surface mine located in Wyoming. It is owned by Arch Resources and produced an estimated 62.68 mtpa of coal in 2023. Buy the profile here.

2. North Antelope Rochelle Mine

Located in Wyoming, the North Antelope Rochelle Mine is owned by Peabody Energy. The surface mine produced an estimated 56.25 mtpa of coal in 2023. The mine will operate until 2047. Buy the profile here.

3. Antelope Mine

The Antelope Mine is located in Wyoming. It is owned by Navajo Transitional Energy and produced an estimated 19.95 mtpa of coal in 2023. The mine will operate until 2028. Buy the profile here.

4. Caballo Mine

The Caballo Mine, owned by Peabody Energy, is a surface mine located in Wyoming. The mine produced an estimated 13.88 mtpa of coal in 2023. The mine will operate until 2040. Buy the profile here.

5. Eagle Butte Mine

Owned by Eagle Specialty Materials, the Eagle Butte Mine is a surface mine located in Wyoming. It produced an estimated 12.58 mtpa of coal in 2023. The mine will operate until 2027. Buy the profile here.

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