Weekly US coal production rose to a four-week high 11.19 million st in the week that ended April 10, up 4.3% from 10.73 million st a week earlier and 17.7% higher than the year-ago week, according to an April 15 US Energy Information Administration report. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now It was the second time this year that all four major basins saw weekly and yearly increases. However, the latest week was 8.3% lower than the five-year average for the corresponding week. Along with the increase in production, utility stockpiles remain higher on a days of burn basis, as bituminous stocks were at a record-high 150 days cover at the end of January, while subbituminous stocks were also at a record-high 139 days, up 8.7% and 14.9% year over year, respectively, according to the latest EIA data. For […]