Highlights Weekly output highest since end of January 2020 PRB production drives increase on week, on year Weekly US coal production was estimated at 12.3 million st, up 9% from the week before and 48.5% from the corresponding year-ago week, Energy Information Administration data showed May 20. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Weekly output reached its highest level since the fifth week of 2020. The five-year average for week 19 is about flat with the most recent week at about 12.3 million st. Over 19 weeks, production was about 207 million st, up 3.3% from the year-ago period. On an annualized basis, output is expected to total 566 million st, up 6% from 2020. All four major US basins rose on the week and on the year, with output from Wyoming and Montana leading the way with 5.7 million st, up 10.9% […]