Powder River Basin coal production hits 20-year low | Energy

Nov 08, 2019 · After a searing summer for Wyoming’s coal country, new federal production data paints a troubling economic outlook for the Powder River Basin. Coal production in the basin sank to a 20-year low...

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Coal Mine Guide | BNSF

The Powder River Basin (PRB) of Wyoming and Montana is the largest low sulfur coal source in the nation. Eight of the ten largest mines in the United States are located in the PRB. View Guide to Powder River Basin Coal Mines

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Arch sees Powder River coal production cut 50% by 2023 (NYSE

Oct 22, 2020 · The company says it sold 14.3M tons of Powder River Basin coal in Q3, 35% less than 22.2M tons sold a year earlier; Q3 thermal coal prices fell to $18.09/ton vs. $32.13 a year earlier, while met ...

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Arch Exit Signals Next Phase of Decline for Wyo Coal | County 17

Nov 02, 2020 · Arch Resources Inc. operates the Black Thunder and Coal Creek mines in the Powder River Basin, both located in Campbell County. The company employs more than 1,100 workers in Wyoming, about 23% of the state’s coal mining workforce, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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Coal in Powder River Basin | National Wildlife Federation

This place is the Otter Creek valley, located in the heart of Powder River Basin, a region in northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana. Proposed Massive Coal Mine Would Put Wildlife at Risk. But with over 40 percent of U.S. coal production occurring in the region, wildlife habitat is under increasing stress from development.

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Railroad Map and Guide to Railfanning the Powder River Basin

This Powder River Basin Railroad Guide will help you find your way around the famous coal deposits of the PRB. This map includes BNSF and Union Pacific trackage between Douglas and Gillette, Wyoming. Also included on this map; mileposts, crossovers, towns, roads, station names, junctions, and scanner frequencies.

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The Homepage | Powder River Energy Corporation

A POWERFUL COMMUNITY PARTNER. The power of many for the benefit of all: that’s the philosophy behind Powder River Energy Corporation. We’re proud to be northeastern Wyoming’s preferred energy source, serving more than 12,000 members throughout the region with reliable, efficient, and affordable electric service.

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The Powder River Basin: A Natural History | WyoHistory.org

The Powder River Basin coal boom started in the 1970s. The biggest mine by production volume, Black Thunder, opened in 1977. The company town of Wright sprang up at nearby Reno Junction, beginning with the 108-unit Cottonwood Mobile Home Park. As of 2012 there are 13 operating coalmines in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming.

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Major Powder River Basin coal producer contemplates mine

Oct 29, 2020 · The railroads’ Powder River coal volumes have declined 36% since 2017 and are down 54% since the 2008 peak, according to a Trains review of daily average loaded train counts. Competition among coal producers has become cutthroat as volumes have declined, says Rob Godby, an economics professor who is deputy director of the University of ...

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Powder River Coal LLC [73 - 99] Antelope Rd Gillette, WY

Get directions, reviews and information for Powder River Coal LLC in Gillette, WY. Powder River Coal LLC [73 - 99] Antelope Rd Gillette WY 82718. Reviews (307) 464-1512. Menu & Reservations Make Reservations . Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability Directions ...

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Coal Markets - Energy Information Administration

Powder River Basin 8,800 Btu, 0.8 SO 2: Uinta Basin 11,700 Btu, 0.8 SO 2: Source: With permission, S&P Global Note: Prompt quarter delivery coal prices by each region are shown above. The prompt quarter is the quarter that follows the current quarter.

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Working at Powder River Coal: Employee Reviews | Indeed.com

Reviews from Powder River Coal employees about Powder River Coal culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more.

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Coal Trains of the Powder River Basin - 7idea Productions

The Powder River Basin lies between Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains and the Black Hills of South Dakota. Thirteen active mines produce over 400 million tons of low-sulfur coal each year and it is up to the BNSF Railway and Union Pacific to transport it from the mines to customers throughout the United States and various ports for export.

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UP: Southern Powder River Basin Mines

Southern Wyoming (the Green River/Hanna Basins) consists of multiple major coal fields. Coal quality in Southern Wyoming can vary considerably; however, coal deposits are characterized by high BTU, low sulphur and low ash.

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Arch sees Powder River coal production cut 50% by 2023

The company says it sold 14.3M tons of Powder River Basin coal in Q3, 35% less than 22.2M tons sold a year earlier; Q3 thermal coal prices fell to $18.09/ton vs. $32.13 a year earlier, while met ...

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Is There a Future for Western Coal? - Scientific American

Apr 11, 2016 · Coal consultant John Hanou explained that because Powder River Basin coal is lower in sulfur and otherwise cleaner-burning than coal from Appalachian mines, federal air regulations put in place in ...

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Powder River Basin coal facing point of no return | State

Jan 14, 2021 · The Powder River Basin produced nearly 420 million tons of coal in 2009 and accounted for 50% of the electricity generation in the United States. The four large, publicly traded coal companies that dominated PRB production were so flush with cash they were taking on billions in debt to fuel extensive expansion and growth.

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After disastrous year, no 'new normal' for Powder River coal

Once the king of cheap power, Powder River Basin coal accounted for about 50% of United States electricity generation in 2008. By 2018, that had dropped to less than 28%, Moody's reports.

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Powder River Basin coal is fast becoming a “stranded asset

Powder River Basin coal is competitively priced, but its market falls short of what the region's four major producers — Peabody, Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal and Cloud Peak Energy — need ...

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Coal clash: The Powder River Basin, where coal is king

Arch and other Powder River Basin coal companies are pursuing space in at least six ports in Oregon and Washington to export as much as 150 million tons a year to Asia. The Northwest has no coal ...

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