Coal Production & Employment

Wyoming-Coal-Mines-Map

Campbell County – 2015

Operator Mine  Emp.  Production (Tons)
Alpha Coal West, Inc. Belle Ayr  Mine 286 18,318,629
Alpha Coal West, Inc. Eagle Butte Mine 290  19,649,723
Buckskin Mining Company Buckskin Mine  218  13,601,471
Cloud Peak Energy LLC Cordero Rojo Mine  632  35,167,152
Peabody Energy Caballo Mine 133  11,402,155
Peabody Energy Rawhide Mine  195  15,167,996
Peabody Energy North Antelope Rochelle  1,428  109,343,913
Thunder Basin Coal Co. LLC Black Thunder Mine  1,622  99,452,352
Thunder Basin Coal Co. LLC Coal Creek Mine  153  7,840,491
Western Fuels of Wyoming Dry Fork Mine  80  6,369,206
Wyodak Resources Wyodak Mine  68 4,140,386
  Totals 4,994 328,185,362

Carbon County – 2015

Operator Mine  Emp.  Production
Arch of Wyoming LLC Elk Mountain Mine  8  0
Arch of Wyoming LLC Seminoe II Mine  10  0
 _______________________________________ Totals  18  0

Converse County – 2015

Operator Mine  Emp.  Production
Cloud Peak Energy LLC Antelope Coal Mine 521  22,871,977
 _______________________________________ Totals 521  22,871,977

Lincoln County – 2015

Operator Mine Emp. Production
Westmoreland Coal Kemmerer Mine 292 4,470,864
_______________________________________ Totals 292 4,470,864

Sweetwater County – 2015

Operator Mine  Emp.  Production
Black Butte Coal Co. Black Butte Mine 181 2,735,308
Bridger Coal Co. Bridger Surface Mine 226 2,073,197
Bridger Coal Co. Bridger Underground 303  3,090,175
 _______________________________________ Totals  710 7,898,680

2015 Totals

Employees: 6,646
Production: 375,694,995 tons

Source: 2015 Annual Report of the State Inspector of Mines of Wyoming

Wyoming Coal Production 1912 – 2015

US Energy Information Administration Weekly Coal Production Report