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Powder River Basin Coal Production 
(millions of tons)

      Updated August 06, 2013

Mine

North 
Antelope/
Rochelle

Black
Thunder

Cordero-
Rojo

Jacobs 
Ranch

Caballo

Belle Ayr

Eagle Butte

Antelope

Buckskin

Coal Creek

Rawhide

Wyodak

Dry Fork

North Rochelle

Powder River Basin Total

Wyoming Total

Operator

Peabody

Arch

Cloud Peak
Energy

Arch

Peabody

Alpha Natural Resources

Alpha Natural Resources

Cloud Peak Energy

Kiewit Mining Prop. LLC

Arch

Peabody

Wyodak
Resources

Western Fuels

Arch

   

 

2012

107.6

 93.1

39.5

dissolved

16.8

24.2

22.5

34.3

18.1

7.6

15

4.2

6.0

dissolved

388.4

401.5

2011

109.1

 105.0

39.5

 dissolved

 24.1

 24.6

 25.4

 37.1

 25.1

10.0

 15.0

 5.8

 5.8

 dissolved

 426.4

 438.5

2010

105.3

 115.2

 39.0

 dissolved

 23.4

24.8

 22.7

 35.8

 25.0

 10.6

 10.6

 5.8

 5.0

 dissolved

 423.2

 442.6

2009

98.6

73.6 

 37.7

 38.7

23.7

 28.4

 21.9

 33.9

 25.7

 9.9

 16.5

 5.9

 5.1

 dissolved

 419.6

 427.4

2008

94.2

 88.2

 39.6

 41.1

 31.2

 28.7

 20.8

 35.6

 26.1

 11.6

 18.1

 6.0

 5.3

 dissolved

 446.5

 462.4

2007

91.5

 86.2

 40.5

38.1

 31.2

 26.6

 25.0

 34.5

 25.3

 10.2

 17.1

 5.0

 5.3

 dissolved

 436.6

 451.3

2006

89.7

92.2

 39.7

 39.9

 32.5

 24.6

 25.3

 33.9

 22.5

 4.7

 16.2

 4.7

 5.9

 dissolved

 431.3

 446.1

2005

82.7

 87.5

 37.8

 37.3

 30.5

 19.5

 24.1

 30.0

 19.6

 0.0

 12.4

 4.7

 4.1

 dissolved

 390.2

 403.9

2004

82.5

 75.1

 38.8

 38.6

 26.4

  18.7

 23.0

 29.7

 20.3

 0.0

 6.9

 4.8

 4.5

 12.4

 381.7

 395.8

2003

80.1

 62.6

 36.0

 35.7

 22.7

 17.9

 24.7

 29.5

 17.5

 0.0

3.7

 4.8

 4.3

23.9

 363.4

 376.3

2002

74.8

 65.1

 38.2

 31.7

 26.0

 17.4

 24.9

 26.8

18.3

 0.0

 3.4

 4.1

 4.9

 23.9

 359.5

 372.8

2001

74.8

 67.6

 43.5

 29.3

 27.1

11.8

 24.8

 24.6

 19.1

 0.0

 0.0

3.5

 4.0

 23.9

 354.0

 368.5

2000

70.7

 60.1

 38.6

 28.3

 25.7

 15.0

 18.6

 23.0

 15.8

 4.2

 0.0

 3.0

 2.2

 17.8

 323.0

 338.8

1999

68.9

48.7

 45.7

 29.1

 26.5

 17.8

 17.4

 22.7

 15.6

 11.2

 0.8

3.1

 1.2

 8.2

316.9

 334.0

1998

64.6

42.7

 37.0

 29.1

 25.9

 22.5

 18.1

19.4

 17.3

 7.1

  5.4

 3.3

 1.0

 0.04

 293.4

 314.5

Sources: Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), Gillette News Record, Casper Star Tribune, and State Mine Inspector