El Segundo Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Northwest New Mexico

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dragline, dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • El Segundo, which means “The Second” in Spanish, is one of the most productive mines in the Southwest because of its low overburden ratio.

  • El Segundo is located adjacent to Peabody’s Lee Ranch Mine and began production in 2008.

  • The mine has coal supply agreements with several Southwest electric utilities and co-ops and ships coal to its customers via the BNSF rail.

More Info

4.9
Million
Tons of coal sold from the El Segundo Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$290
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
250
Employees
Working at El Segundo Mine 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.