Top 10 American Coal Producing Companies

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Company Millions (Short ton)/
Percentage of total production
1. Peabody Energy 191,943/17.7%
2. Arch Coal 173,295/16.0%
3. Cloud Peak Energy 93,734/8.6%
4. Alpha Natural Resources 80,861/7.4%
5. CONSOL Energy 61,294/5.7%
6. Alpha Appalachia Holdings 37,793/3.5%
7. NACCO Industries 30,763/2.8%
8. Peter Kiewitt Sons 30,697/2.8%
9. Alliance Resources Operating Partners 28,876/2.7%
10. Energy future Holdings 27,731/2.6%


Compiled by: Rock the Capital.
Source: Department of Energy & the Energy Information Administration.
Date: November, 2011.

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