Weekly US coal production was an estimated 12.2 million st in the week ended June 19, down 2.1% from the previous week and up 28.7% from the year-ago week, Energy Information Administration data June 24 showed. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The five-year average for week 24 is 13.4 million st, leaving the most recent week at an 8.8% deficit. Through 24 weeks, US output was approximately 279 million st, up 8.9% compared with the year-ago period. It is annualized to be 581 million st for the year, up 8.7% from the previous year. Production from all four major basins dropped across the board from the previous week. From Montana and Wyoming, it declined 2.7% week on week to 5.4 million st. From the year-ago week, it jumped 25.2%. Over the year so far, production from the two states was […]