Weekly US coal production was estimated at almost 8.8 million st in the week ended Dec. 26, down 20.3% from the previous week, Energy Information Administration data showed Dec. 31. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now From the year-ago week, production dropped 14.7%, the strongest year-on-year decline in six weeks. The five-year average for week 52 is more than 11.7 million st, leaving the most recent week at a 25.5% deficit. The average weekly output in 2020 is 10.3 million st, down from 13.5 million st in 2019. Annual production is estimated to be 537 million st, down 23.6% year on year. Double-digit declines were seen both week on week and year on year across all four major US basins. Output from Wyoming and Montana was almost 4.1 million st, down 21.4% from the previous week and down 14.5% from the […]