US coal production 1% lower than last year

The US Department of Energy Information Administration has released its monthly energy review for September.

Staff Reporter

The US Department of Energy Information Administration has released its monthly energy review for September.

Coal production in September 2000 totalled 92 million short tons, 1% lower than in September 1999. Coal production during the first nine months of 2000 totalled 813 million short tons, 1% lower than production during the first 9 months of 1999.

Coal consumed by the electric power sector in July 2000 totalled 86 million short tons, 6% lower than the level in July 1999.

Electric power sector coal stocks were 118 million short tons at the end of July 2000, 12% lower than the level a year earlier.

Coal exports in July 2000 totalled 5 million short tons, 4% lower than exports in July 1999. Coal imports in July 2000 totalled 1 million short tons, 81% higher than imports in July 1999.

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