Powder River Basin Mining

Did You Know?

  • Peabody is the world’s largest producer and reserve holder of coal in the Powder River Basin with 2.7 billion tons in reserves.

  • Powder River Basin is home to the world’s largest coal mine, North Antelope Rochelle Mine, which delivers more coal each year than most companies and nations.

  • Peabody’s Powder River Basin operations have earned more than 25 honors for safety and environmental excellence since 2006.

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113.1
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Powder River Basin region in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$2.9
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from PRB operations in 2016
1,500
Employees
Working in the Powder River Basin region in 2017
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. The company is also a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.