first_imgEIA estimates show U.S. coal production continuing to decline FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享S&P Global Market Intelligence ($):Total U.S. coal production for the week ended April 6 fell 10.6% year over year to 12.5 million tons from 14.0 million tons, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.For the 52 weeks ended April 6, production was 735.1 million tons, representing a year-over-year decline of 3.8%, while year-to-date coal output dropped 9.3% year over year to 181.2 million tons.The western region’s coal production for the week reached 6.8 million tons, posting a 7.8% reduction from the prior year’s 7.3 million tons. Data for the western region covers Powder River Basin mines.Coal production from Appalachian mines totaled 3.4 million tons, sliding 13.7% from the year-ago week’s 4.0 million tons.The interior region’s production shrank 13.5% to 2.3 million tons, compared to 2.7 million tons a year ago. Interior region data covers mines in the Illinois Basin.More ($): U.S. weekly coal production falls 10.6% YOYlast_img

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