America's top coal producers of 2015

The 10 mines on this list accounted for more than one quarter of U.S. coal production in 2015. They're run by America's top coal producers such as Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, Cloud Peak Energy, and Alpha Natural Resources. Peabody Energy's North Antelope Rochelle mine continues to hold the title for the country's biggest coal mine in terms of production.

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#1 North Antelope Rochelle
2015 Production: 99,195,129 metric tonnes
Owner: Peabody Energy
Production Type: Steam coal


#2 Black Thunder
2015 Production: 90,220,147 metric tonnes
Owner: Arch Coal
Production Type: Steam coal


#3 Antelope
2015 Production: 31,915,719 metric tonnes
Owner: Cloud Peak Energy
Production Type: Steam coal


#4 Cordero Rojo
2015 Production: 20,749,107 metric tonnes
Owner: Cloud Peak Energy
Production Type: Steam coal


#5 Eagle Butte
2015 Production: 17,825,928 metric tonnes
Owner: Alpha Natural Resources
Production Type: Steam coal


#6 Belle Ayr
2015 Production: 16,618,380 metric tonnes
Owner: Alpha Natural Resources
Production Type: Steam coal


#7 Spring Creek
2015 Production: 15,410,728 metric tonnes
Owner: Cloud Peak Energy
Production Type: Steam coal


#8 Rawhide
2015 Production: 13,760,174 metric tonnes
Owner: Peabody Energy
Production Type: Steam coal


#9 Freedom
2015 Production: 12,967,924 metric tonnes
Owner: NACCO Industries
Production Type: Steam coal


#10 Buckskin
2015 Production: 12,398,339 metric tonnes
Owner: Kiewit Mining Group
Production Type: Steam coal


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