Annualized output projection rises 7% to 572 mil st All four major basins slide from week ago Weekly US coal production was estimated at 11.6 million st, down 5.4% from the previous week, but up 37.2% from the comparable week a year ago, Energy Information Administration data showed May 27. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The five-year average for week 20 is 12.6 million st, leaving the most recent week at a 7.4% deficit. Over 20 weeks, output was about 231 million st, up 4.6% from the year-ago period. On an annualized basis, US production is projected to be 572 million st, up 7% from 2020. All four major US basins declined week on week. Production in Wyoming and Montana dropped the most, down 6.5% from the previous week to 5.3 million st. Year on year, output jumped 37.4%. […]