Weekly US coal production was estimated at approximately 8.2 million st in the week ended May 16, down 1.6% from the previous week, Energy Information Administration data showed Thursday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Output declined 44.6% year on year. Over 20 weeks of the year, US production was about 212 million st, down 42.9% compared with the year-ago period. The five-year average for week 20 is 14.1 million st, leaving the most recent week at a 42% deficit. While the most recent week had the lowest weekly output so far in 2020, driven by lows in the Central Appalachian basin and the Illinois Basin, Northern Appalachian output increased week on week for the first time in four weeks. NAPP production was estimated at 1.3 […]