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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 2.3 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.


Tons of coal sold from the Powder River Basin region in 2019
Successive Year
With a global safety incidence rate below 2.00
Direct and indirect economic benefits from PRB operations in 2019
Working in the Powder River Basin region in 2020
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2019

Peabody is a leading coal producer, providing essential products to fuel baseload electricity for emerging and developed countries and create the steel needed to build foundational infrastructure. Our commitment to sustainability underpins our activities today and helps to shape our strategy for the future.