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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122.9
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Powder River Basin region in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$3.2
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from PRB operations in 2017
1,480
Employees
Working in the Powder River Basin region in 2018
5,145
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2017

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.