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Southeastern Mining

Quick Facts

Did You Know?

  • The Shoal Creek Mine was developed in 1994 and acquired by Peabody in 2018.

  • A longwall system is used to mine high quality hard coking coal located in the Blue Creek and Mary Lee coal seams.

  • The mine is located on the Black Warrior River with barge transportation leading to the Port of Mobile in the Gulf of Mexico offering access to seaborne customers.


Tons of coal sold at Shoal Creek Mine in 2019
Successive Year
With a global safety incidence rate below 2.00
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2019
Working at the Shoal Creek Mine 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.