US coal production totaled 19.4 million short t for the week ending 17 January, according to the weekly coal production estimate from the US Energy Information Administration. This is 2.5% higher that the previous week’s total of 18.9 million short t but 1.1% lower than the same week in 2014.
Production east of the Mississippi River was 8.1 million short t, up from 7.9 million t in the previous week, while west of the Mississippi production hit 11.3 million short t – up from 11 million short t.
Year-to-date production is 45.8 million short t, 1.8% higher than at this point last year.
Written by Jonathan Rowland.
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