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Coal Facts is the West Virginia Coal Association's annual statistical publication.

Coal Facts is the West Virginia Coal Association's annual statistical publication.

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  • 1. Coal FactsCoal Facts 20122012 Building A Future for our people Building A Future for our people A Compilation of the West Virginia Coal AssociationA Compilation of the West Virginia Coal Association
  • 2. Table of Contents Table of Contents/The State of Coal Page 1 Coal Facts At A Glance Pages 2-3 Coal Production by County Page 4 County Rankings (Production & Employment) Page 5 Largest Coal Companies Page 6 Million Ton Mines Page 7 Production & Transportation Methods Page 8 Production by Seam Pages 9 Historical Data Pages 10 Severance Tax Receipts by County Pages 11 Severance Tax Distributions Pages 12-15 Mining Reserves & Facts to Know Page 16 County Profiles Pages 18-31 Coal Facts 2012 is compiled by the West Virginia Coal Association P.O. Box 3923, Charleston, West Virginia 25339 Telephone (304) 342-4153, Fax (304) 342-7651 Web Site www.wvcoal.com NOTE: The numbers reported in this booklet representing West Virginia’s production have slight discrepancies due to differences in data collected by EIA and the WVOHMST. Chairman Jim Laurita President Bill Raney Senior Vice President Chris Hamilton Vice President Jason Bostic Assistant to the President Sandi Davison Page 1 Total Production 139,424,080 Underground 91,363,501 Surface 48,060,579 Coal Companies Operating in WV 213 Number of Mines 527 Underground 295 Surface 232 Record Production Year - 1997 181,914,000 Recoverable Coal Reserves 51,322,372,635 West Virginia Coal Employment 48,956 Underground 16,190 Surface 6,046 Coal Handling Facilities 2,220 Contractors (est.) 24,500 Transportation (tons) Rail 73,663,770 River 13,364,530 Truck 30,296,788 Estimated Average Annual Coal Wage $68,500 Estimated Production Value 2010 $10,027,355.240* Estimated Coal Severance Tax $400,000,000 * Based on an average mine mouth price of $55 per ton. Leading Coal Producing County Total Tonnage - Boone 20,903,227 Underground - Marshall 17,084,842 Surface - Boone 8,831,756 Highest Employment by County - Boone 3,894 County With Most Coal Reserves - Boone 3,605,166,337 Leading Coal Producing Corporate Group CONSOL Energy, Inc. 36,423,434 Leading Coal Producing Company Consolidation Coal Co. 23,770,677 Largest Underground Mine McElroy Mine (Consol) 9,253,479 Largest Surface Mine Holden 22 Surface (Arch Coal) 2,905,826 Largest Mine Employment McElroy Mine (Consol) 991 Largest Producing Mining Method Underground 91.363.501 Largest Producing Coal Seam Pittsburgh 37,836,801 Sources: Energy Information Agency Data and West Virginia Office of Miners’Health and Safety (expressed in short tons) West Virginia Coal Facts at a Glance All values expressed in tons except for dollar figures and employment. Discrepancies in the data are due to different reporting standards from the sources (eg. number of mines). Page 2 West Virginia Coal Producing Regions
  • 3. West Virginia Coal Association Phone (304) 342-4153 FAX (304) 342-7651 Web Site www.wvcoal.com National Mining Association Phone (202) 463-2600 FAX (202) 463-2666 Web Site www.nma.org WV Department of Environmental Protection Phone (304) 926-0440 FAX (304) 926-0446 Web Site www.dep.state.wv.us WV Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Phone (304) 558-1425 FAX (304) 558-1282 Web Site www.state.wv.us/mhst Office of Surface Mining - Charleston Phone (304) 347-7162 FAX (304) 347-7170 Web Site www. osmre.gov Page 3 Total Production - 2011 1,095,628,000 Underground 345,606,000 Surface 748,372,000 East 454,796,000 West 639,181,000 Interior 170,327,000 Refuse Recovery (included in total) 1,650,000 Number of Mines - 2011 1,296 Underground 508 Surface 788 Employment - 2011 91,611 Underground 54,395 Surface 37,087 Recoverable Reserves - 2011 485,769,101,000 Leading Coal Producers - 2011 Peabody Energy Corp. 202,237,000 Arch Coal, Inc. 160,297,000 Alpha Natural Resources 116,394,000 Cloud Peak Energy 95,596,000 CONSOL Energy 62,089,000 . U.S. Coal Facts at a Glance U.S. Coal Production by StateU.S. Coal Production by State Source - Energy Information Agency Figures expressed in millions of tons NOTE: The numbers reported in this table representing West Virginia’s production are slightly different from those in other references in this book due to the difference between data collected by EIA and WVOHMST. 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011 Rank Alabama 21.3 18.8 19.2 20.6 18.7 20.2 19.1 15 Alaska 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.4 18.6 2.1 2.1 21 Arizona 12.1 8.2 8 8 7.5 7.7 8.1 16 Colorado 38.5 36.3 36.4 32 28.3 25.2 26.9 11 Illinois 32.1 32.2 32.4 32.9 33.7 33.1 37.8 7 Indiana 34.4 35.7 35 35.9 35.7 35.3 37.4 8 Kansas 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.2 1.9 1.3 .03 23 Kentucky 119.8 120 115 120.3 107.3 104.4 108.8 3 Louisiana 4.2 4.1 3.1 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.8 19 Maryland 5.2 5.1 2.3 2.8 2.3 2.4 2.9 20 Mississippi 3.6 3.8 3.5 2.8 3.4 4 2.7 18 Missouri 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 17 Montana 40.4 41.8 43.4 44.8 39.5 44.7 42.0 6 New Mexico 28.5 25.9 24.5 25.6 25.1 20.9 21.9 13 North Dakota 30 30.4 29.6 29.6 29.9 28.9 28.2 9 Ohio 24.7 22.7 22.6 26.3 27.5 27.2 28.1 10 Oklahoma 1.8 2 1.6 1.5 1 1 1.1 24 Pennsylvania 67.3 66 65 65.4 58 58 59.1 4 Tennessee 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.3 2 17 1.5 22 Texas 45.9 45.5 41.9 39 35.1 41.6 45.9 5 Utah 24.5 26 24 24.4 21.7 19.3 19.6 14 Virginia n/a n/a n/a 24.7 21.2 21.6 22.5 12 West Virginia 159.5 161.2 158.8 157.8 137 135.6 134.7 2 Wyoming 406.4 446.7 453.6 467.6 431.1 442.5 438.7 1 U.S.Total 1,133 1,161 1,145 1,171 1,125 1,085 1095.6 U.S. Coal Facts at a Glance Key ContactsKey Contacts County Underground Surface Mines Employment Total Production Barbour 1,087,819 75,957 8 331 1,163,776 Boone 12,071,471 8,831,756 101 3,894 20,903,227 Braxton 346,555 2 61 346,555 Brooke 758 1 758 Clay 298,767 1,681,106 2 279 1,979,873 Fayette 2,090,285 1,738,966 20 621 3,829,251 Grant 118,294 1 19 118,294 Greenbrier 471,491 320,496 15 405 791,987 Harrison 453,310 28,402 7 100 481,712 Kanawha 6,554,222 3,070,455 43 1,447 9,624,677 Lincoln 381,532 2,710,219 2 322 3,091,751 Logan 6,399,814 7,810,757 46 1,549 14,210,571 McDowell 2,469,784 1,820,881 73 1,206 4,290,665 Marion 11,620,284 19,288 14 1,200 11,639,572 Marshall 17,084,842 2 1,568 17,084,842 Mercer 77,923 3 15 77,923 Mineral 73,568 3 14 73,568 Mingo 2,810,980 6,991,492 57 1,239 9,802,472 Monongalia 9,719,800 736,645 12 1,276 10,456,445 Nicholas 834,914 2,718,075 22 586 3,552,989 Ohio 571,099 1 86 571,099 Preston 76,686 2 20 76,686 Raleigh 4,258,536 4,846,029 36 1,525 9,104,565 Randolph 1,108,608 2 119 1,108,608 Taylor 8,794 3,675 2 12,469 Tucker 2,293,869 40,953 2 206 2,334,822 Upshur 648,061 52,287 4 105 700,348 Wayne 3,626,555 589,632 6 593 4,216,187 Webster 1,123,524 1,989,227 3 348 3,112,751 Wyoming 2,833,605 1,832,032 28 1,200 4,665,637 Total 91,363,501 48,060,579 527 20,334 139,424,080 Note: Slight discrepancies on these pages is due to a differences in the measurement methodologies used by the two sources, the EIA and WVOMHST. West Virginia Coal Production By County - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training (WVOHMST) West Virginia Coal Producing Counties Page 4
  • 4. County By County Rankings - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training DIRECT EMPLOYMENT Rank County Employment 1 Boone 3,894 2 Marshall 1,568 3 Logan 1,549 4 Raleigh 1,525 5 Kanawha 1,447 6 Monongalia 1,276 7 Mingo 1,239 8 McDowell 1,206 10 Marion 1,200 11 Wyoming 1,200 12 Fayette 621 13 Wayne 593 14 Nicholas 586 15 Greenbrier 405 16 Webster 348 17 Barbour 331 18 Lincoln 322 19 Clay 279 20 Tucker 206 21 Randolph 119 22 Upshur 105 23 Harrison 100 24 Ohio 86 25 Braxton 61 26 Preston 20 27 Grant 19 28 Mercer 15 29 Mineral 14 Total 20,334 UNDERGROUND TONNAGE Rank County Underground 1 Marshall 17,084,842 2 Boone 12,071,471 3 Marion 11,620,284 4 Monongalia 9,719,800 5 Kanawha 6,554,222 6 Logan 6,399,814 7 Raleigh 4,258,536 8 Wayne 3,626,555 9 Wyoming 2,833,605 10 Mingo 2,810,980 11 McDowell 2,469,784 12 Tucker 2,293,869 13 Fayette 2,090,285 14 Webster 1,123,524 15 Randolph 1,108,608 16 Barbour 1,087,819 17 Nicholas 834,914 18 Upshur 648,061 19 Ohio 571,099 20 Greenbrier 471,491 21 Harrison 453,310 22 Lincoln 381,532 23 Braxton 346,555 24 Clay 298,767 25 Grant 118,294 26 Preston 76,686 27 Taylor 8,794 Total 91,363,501 Page 5 Rank County Surface 1 Boone 8,831,756 2 Logan 7,810,757 3 Mingo 6,991,492 4 Raleigh 4,846,029 5 Kanawha 3,070,455 6 Nicholas 2,718,075 7 Lincoln 2,710,219 8 Webster 1,989,227 9 Wyoming 1,832,032 10 McDowell 1,820,881 11 Fayette 1,738,966 12 Clay 1,681,106 13 Monongalia 736,645 14 Wayne 589,632 15 Greenbrier 320,496 16 Mercer 77,923 17 Barbour 75,957 18 Mineral 73,568 19 Upshur 52,287 20 Tucker 40,953 21 Harrison 28,402 22 Marion 19,288 23 Taylor 3,675 24 Brooke 758 Total 48,060,579 SURFACE TONNAGE Rank County Total Production 1 Boone 20,903,227 2 Marshall 17,084,842 3 Logan 14,210,571 4 Marion 11,639,572 5 Monongalia 10,456,445 6 Mingo 9,802,472 7 Kanawha 9,624,677 8 Raleigh 9,104,565 9 Wyoming 4,665,637 10 McDowell 4,290,665 11 Wayne 4,216,187 12 Fayette 3,829,251 Rank County Total Production 13 Nicholas 3,552,989 14 Webster 3,112,751 15 Lincoln 3,091,751 16 Tucker 2,334,822 17 Clay 1,979,873 18 Barbour 1,163,776 19 Randolph 1,108,608 20 Greenbrier 791,987 21 Upshur 700,348 22 Ohio 571,099 23 Harrison 481,712 24 Braxton 346,555 Rank County Total Production 25 Grant 118,294 26 Mercer 77,923 27 Preston 76,686 28 Mineral 73,568 29 Taylor 12,469 30 Brooke 758 Total 139,424,080 TOTAL PRODUCTION BY COUNTY Largest West Virginia Coal Companies - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Page 6 Bluestone 3,358,246 Bluestone Coal Corp. 2,338,886 Dynamic Energy 1,373,249 Arcelor 1,664,921 Extra Energy 1,417,920 XMV, Inc. 1,130,053 Alliance 2,864,695 Mettiki 2,293,869 Tunnel Ridge 571,099 United 2,056,507 Walter Energy, LLC 1,952,536 MEPCO 1,408,641 James River 1,270,892 Argus Energy 1,243,806 Trinity 1,217,532 Rhino 1,095,886 Largest West Virginia Coal Producers and Primary Mines - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Corporate totals are approximate, and represent only the corporate subsidiaries shown. (Not all subsidiaries are included). CONSOL Energy, Inc. 36,433,424 Consolidation Coal Co. 23,770,667 McElroy Coal Co. 9,253,479 Fola Coal Co., Inc. 1,681,106 Alpha Natural Resources 31,190,703 Elk Run Coal Co., Inc. 1,710,013 Independence Coal Co. 2,681,859 Alex Energy, Inc. 2,757,373 Spartan Mining Co. 1,847,816 Brooks Run Mining Co., LLC 2,172,682 Rockspring Development, Inc. 2,972,381 Patriot Coal Group 19,122,694 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. 3,744,364 Hobet Mining, Inc. 2,710,219 Apogee Coal Co. 2,700,019 Speed Mining, Inc. 1,842,798 Arch Coal, Inc. 12,071,758 Mingo Logan Coal Co. 2,900,874 Coal Mac 2,905,826 Eastern 2,345,097 Cliffs Natural Resources 3,841,757 Cliff’s Logan County Coal, LLC 1,507,067 Pinnacle Mining Company 1,164,839 Company Emp. Production 1 CONSOLIDATION COAL CO. 2,550 23,770,667 2 MCELROY COAL CO. 991 9,253,479 3 EASTERN ASSOC. COAL CORP. 559 3,744,764 4 ROCKSPRING DEVELOPMENT, INC. 412 2,972,381 5 PHOENIX COAL-MAC MINING, INC. 215 2,905,826 6. MINGO LOGAN COAL COMPANY 306 2,900,874 7 ALEX ENERGY, INC. 339 2,757,373 8 HOBET MINING LLC 275 2,710,219 9 APOGEE COAL COMPANY, LLC 215 2,700,019 10 INDEPENDENCE COAL COMPANY 339 2,681,859 11 BLUESTONE COAL CORP 715 2,338,886 11 METTIKI COAL, LLC (WV) 222 2,293,869 12 BROOKS RUN MINING COMPANY, LLC 204 2,172,682 13 SPEED MINING, LLC 337 1,842,798 14 ELK RUN COAL CO.INC DBA REP.EN 223 1,710,013 15 FOLA COAL COMPANY, LLC 206 1,681,106 16 BRODY MINING, LLC 375 1,600,788 17 MIDLAND TRAIL ENERGY, LLC 92 1,593,517 18 ELK RUN COAL CO., INC. 137 1,409,645 19 DYNAMIC ENERGY, INC. 127 1,373,249 20 DANA MINING COMPANY, LLC 136 1,342,580
  • 5. West Virginia Largest Producing Surface Mines - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training West Virginia Largest Producing Underground Mines - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Page 7 RANK COMPANY AFFILIATION MINE EMP PRODUCTION 1 PHOENIX COAL-MAC MINING, INC. ARCH HOLDEN NO. 22 SURF. 215 2,905,826 2 HOBET MINING LLC PATRIOT WEST RIDGE III 275 2,710,219 3 APOGEE COAL COMPANY, LLC PATRIOT GUYAN SURFACE MINE 215 2,700,019 4 INDEPENDENCE COAL COMPANY ALPHA TWILIGHT MTR 339 2,681,859 5 REPUBLIC ENERGY ALPHA REPUBLIC ENERGY SURFACE 223 1,710,013 6 FOLA COAL COMPANY, LLC CONSOL SURFACE MINE # 1 206 1,681,106 7 ALEX ENERGY, INC. ALPHA NO. 1 SURFACE MINE 222 1,573,553 8 ELK RUN COAL CO., INC. ALPHA BLACK CASTLE NO. 4 137 1,409,645 9 DYNAMIC ENERGY, INC. BLUESTONE COAL MTN. NO. 1 SURF 127 1,373,249 10 ALEX ENERGY INC. ALPHA EDWIGHT SURFACE MINE 117 1,183,820 11 CLIFFS LOGAN COUNTY COAL, LLC CLIFFS TONEY'S FORK SURFACE 106 1,169,851 12 BROOKS RUN MINING COMPANY, LLC ALPHA SEVEN PINES 81 1,049,158 13 SIMMONS FORK MINING, INC. ALPHA EWING FORK NO. 1 84 1,001,537 RANK COMPANY AFFILIATION MINE EMP PRODUCTION 1 MCELROY COAL CO. CONSOL McELROY MINE 991 9,253,479 2 CONSOLIDATION COAL CO. CONSOL SHOEMAKER 706 7,831,363 3 CONSOLIDATION COAL CO. CONSOL ROBINSON RUN NO. 95 588 5,958,158 4 CONSOLIDATION COAL CO. CONSOL LOVERIDGE 690 5,638,973 5 CONSOLIDATION COAL CO. CONSOL BLACKSVILLE NO. 2 566 4,342,173 6 EASTERN ASSOC. COAL CORP. PATRIOT FEDERAL NO 2 559 3,744,764 7 ROCKSPRING DEVELOPMENT, INC. ALPHA CAMP CK. MINE NO. 1 412 2,972,381 8 MINGO LOGAN COAL COMPANY ARCH MOUNTAINEER II MINE 306 2,900,874 9 METTIKI COAL, LLC (WV) ALLIANCE METTIKI E MINE 222 2,293,869 10 SPEED MINING, LLC PATRIOT AMERICAN EAGLE MINE 337 1,842,978 11 BRODY MINING, LLC BRODY MINING BRODY MINE NO. 1 375 1,600,788 12 MIDLAND TRAIL ENERGY, LLC PATRIOT BC NO. 1 92 1,593,517 13 DANA MINING COMPANY, LLC MEPCO PRIME NO. 1 136 1,342,580 15 PINNACLE MINING CO., LLC CLIFFS PINNACLE MINE 442 1,164,839 15 BROOKS RUN MINING COMPANY, LLC ALPHA POPLAR RIDGE NO. 1 123 1,123,524 16 CARTER ROAG COAL COMPANY UNITED PLEASANT HILL 123 1,108,608 17 WOLF RUN MINING COMPANY ARCH SENTINEL 279 1,087,819 18 PINE RIDGE COAL COMPANY PATRIOT BIG MOUNTAIN NO. 16 208 1,078,455 19 ARCH COAL BECKLEY, LLC ARCH BECKLEY POCAHONTAS 268 1,070,578 West Virginia Coal Production By Method - 2011 Transportation of West Virginia Coal - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Note: Empty cells indicate no value reported for the measure. Incidental production in Taylor County not reported. Page 8 County Continuous Longwall Underground Auger Surface Total Barbour 970,108 117,711 1,087,819 75,957 1,163,776 Boone 11,770,674 300,797 12,071,471 8,831,756 20,903,227 Braxton 346,555 346,555 346,555 Brooke 758 758 Clay 298,767 298,767 1,681,106 1,979,873 Fayette 2,090,285 2,090,285 1,738,966 3,829,251 Grant 118,294 118,294 118,294 Greenbrier 471,491 471,491 320,496 791,987 Harrison 453,310 453,310 28,402 481,712 Kanawha 5,167,077 1,387,145 6,554,222 3,070,455 9,624,677 Lincoln 381,532 381,532 2,710,219 3,091,751 Logan 4,271,476 2,128,338 6,399,814 7,810,757 14,210,571 McDowell 2,469,784 2,469,784 1,820,881 4,290,665 Marion 1,032,654 10,587,630 11,620,284 19,288 11,639,572 Marshall 1,557,493 15,527,349 17,084,842 17,084,842 Mercer 77,923 77,923 Mineral 73,568 73,568 Mingo 2,810,980 2,810,980 6,991,492 9,802,472 Monongalia 2,431,028 7,288,772 9,719,800 736,645 10,456,445 Nicholas 834,914 834,914 2,718,075 3,552,989 Ohio 571,099 571,099 571,099 Preston 76,686 76,686 76,686 Raleigh 4,258,536 4,258,536 4,846,029 9,104,565 Randolph 1,108,608 1,108,608 1,108,608 Taylor 8,794 8,794 3,675 12,469 Tucker 312,814 1,981,055 2,293,869 40,953 2,334,822 Upshur 648,061 648,061 52,287 700,348 Wayne 3,626,555 3,626,555 589,632 4,216,187 Webster 1,123,524 1,123,524 1,989,227 3,112,751 Wyoming 1,862,239 971,366 2,833,605 1,832,032 4,665,637 Totals 50,103,230 40,172,452 90,275,682 47,984,622 138,260,304 County Rail River Truck Belt Stock-Piled Barbour 1,082,925 Boone 5,082,700 1,299,788 2,547,839 983,730 Braxton 387,238 Clay 328,445 1 Fayette 235,475 209,908 526,287 Grant 118,294 Greenbrier 398,017 15,074 62,988 957 Harrison 9,809 427,387 Kanawha 1,554,705 531,503 4,003,778 Lincoln none reported none reported none reported none reported none reported Logan 5,884,223 393,546 50,097 McDowell 1,048,423 1,038,667 676 Marion 7,712,006 23,153 3,815,176 Marshall 9,253,479 Mingo 978,054 404,869 208,159 Monongalia 8,272,369 1,632,863 Nicholas 543,646 100,885 130,057 375 1,444 Ohio 43,144 232,996 Preston 76,686 Raleigh 3,595,544 769,051 98,871 Randolph 1,105,671 Tucker 1,049,150 1,734,246 Upshur 52,871 543,459 51,731 Wayne 2,763,851 834,170 Webster 1,063,750 Wyoming 791,682 141,432 872,436 Note: Empty cells indicate no value reported for the measure. There appears to be a slight discrepancy in these numbers and others in this book. We are uncertain why.
  • 6. West Virginia Coal Production By Seam - 2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Page 9 SEAM EMPL. SURFACE UNDERGROUND TOTAL ALMA 524 414,694 3,721,357 4,136,051 ALMA A 102 199,533 199,533 BAKERSTOWN 72 194,980 194,980 BECKLEY 268 328,754 448,619 777,373 BENS CREEK 38 105,003 105,003 CEDAR 11 CEDAR GROVE 430 1,395,107 715,377 2,110,484 CHILTON 305 603,411 943,816 1,547,227 CHILTON A CLARION 623 2,845,386 1,087,819 3,933,205 COALBURG 2,023 7,610,525 4,600,766 12,211,291 DOUGLAS 244 191,032 863,877 1,054,909 DOUGLAS A 1 EAGLE 1,301 4,924,491 4,924,491 EAGLE A 13 49,467 49,467 ELK LICK 2 FIRE CREEK 156 302,456 99,390 401,846 FRANKLIN RIDER 10 62,163 62,163 GILBERT 21 98,412 98,412 GLENALUM TUNNEL 145 7,257 697,380 704,637 HERNSHAW 238 750,328 1,187,887 1,938,215 IAEGER 38 8,165 48,723 56,888 LITTLE CHILTON 91 417,435 417,435 LITTLE EAGLE 15 72,877 72,877 LITTLE FIRE CREEK 287 1,015,859 510,981 1,526,840 LOWER CAMPBELL CREEK 123 468,689 468,689 LOWER CEDAR GROVE 224 811,995 811,995 LOWER KITTANNING 957 4,564,782 1,501,852 6,066,634 LOWER WAR EAGLE 4 15,282 15,282 LOWER WINIFREDE 111 217,053 217,053 MAHONING 105 282,690 282,690 MIDDLE KITTANNING 398 2,454,064 648,061 3,102,125 NO. 2 GAS 771 20,033 2,492,816 2,512,849 PEERLESS (CAMPBELL CREEK) 658 3,276,563 3,276,563 PITTSBURGH 4,439 43,482 37,793,319 37,836,801 POCAHONTAS 2 74 295,205 295,205 POCAHONTAS 3 1,251 72,758 3,735,439 3,808,197 POCAHONTAS 4 148 190,931 199,979 390,910 POCAHONTAS 5 19 324,807 324,807 POCAHONTAS 6 202 283,010 265,666 548,676 POCAHONTAS 7 76 117,979 117,979 POCAHONTAS 9 78 69,149 230,321 299,470 POWELLTON 1,133 1,842,738 2,960,629 4,803,367 REDSTONE 17 75,957 75,957 REFUSE PROCESSING 57 98,030 98,030 SEWELL 475 179,039 1,111,865 1,290,904 SEWELL A 123 1,108,608 1,108,608 SEWICKLEY 207 74,653 1,656,016 1,730,669 SQUIRE JIM 1 STOCKTON-LEWISTON 1,549 13,385,743 3,945,698 17,331,441 UPPER FREEPORT 315 124,664 2,342,367 2,467,031 UPPER KITTANNING 507 3,871,004 311,155 4,182,159 UPPER KITTANNING RIDER 77 333,873 333,873 WASHINGTON 9 19,288 19,288 WAYNESBURG 52 639,130 639,130 WELCH 78 308,676 308,676 WILLIAMSON 199 1,430,868 182,802 1,613,670 WINIFREDE 862 2,395,476 4,085,943 6,481,419 Not Specified 62 7,693 32,913 40,606 TOTALS 22,336 48,060,579 91,363,501 139,424,080 West Virginia Coal Production and Employment - 1900-2011 Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training Page 10 Editor’s Note: it is important to remember that the definition of “mining jobs” used to compile these employment figures has changed greatly since 1900. Until the late-1900s, coal companies maintained their own support staff, including everything from mechanics to construction workers, from machinists to supply clerks. While most of these jobs still exist, many roles have been turned over to mine service companies and are no longer counted as “mining jobs.” The most recent figures show only direct mining jobs. We believe a more accurate comparison of the “mining jobs” reported in the early- to -mid-1900s (which show 100,000 coal mining jobs in West Virginia alone) would be those numbers to the 60,000 direct and indirect jobs identified by the recent joint economic impact study conducted by West Virginia University and Marshall University Colleges of Business. Note 2: These numbers do not include the contractor totals, which in the case of 2011 account for another 29,512 jobs. 1900 22,647,207 29,017 1901 24,088,402 32,386 1902 24,570,826 36,147 1903 29,337,241 39,452 1904 32,406,752 45,492 1905 37,791,580 49,950 1906 43,290,350 53,769 1907 48,091,583 56,256 1908 49,000,000 60,189 1909 49,697,018 62,189 1910 59,274,708 68,135 1911 60,517,167 70,644 1912 66,731,587 69,611 1913 69,182,791 70,321 1914 73,666,981 76,041 1915 71,812,917 81,328 1916 89,165,772 80,058 1917 89,383,449 88,665 1918 90,766,636 92,132 1919 84,980,551 91,566 1920 89,590,271 97,426 1921 90,452,996 116,726 1922 79,394,786 107,709 1923 97,474,177 121,280 1924 156,570,631 115,964 1925 123,061,985 111,708 1926 144,603,574 120,638 1927 146,088,121 119,618 1928 133,866,587 112,715 1929 139,297,148 107,393 1930 122,429,767 107,832 1931 102,698,420 97,953 1932 86,114,506 86,829 1933 94,130,508 95,367 1934 98,441,233 106,590 1935 99,441,233 109,779 1936 118,965,066 111,625 1937 118,965,066 115,052 1938 93,511,099 103,735 1939 108,515,665 104,022 1940 126,619,825 130,457 1941 140,944,744 112,875 1942 156,752,598 112,817 1943 160,429,576 105,585 1944 164,954,218 103,146 1945 151,909,714 97,380 1946 143,977,874 102,393 1947 173,653,816 116,421 1948 168,589,033 125,669 1949 122,913,540 121,121 1950 145,563,295 119,568 1951 163,448,001 111,562 1952 142,181,271 100,862 1953 131,872,563 84,093 1954 113,039,046 64,849 1955 137,073,372 54,321 1956 150,401,233 68,318 1957 150,220,548 66,792 1958 115,245,791 55,065 1959 117,770,002 52,352 1960 120,107,994 48,696 1961 111,370,863 42,557 1962 117,018,419 43,456 1963 128,924,165 44,854 1964 139,361,204 44,205 1965 149,236,013 44,885 1966 148,826,592 43,344 1967 152,461,567 42,742 1968 145,113,560 41,573 1969 139,315,720 41,941 1970 143,132,284 45,261 1971 118,317,785 48,858 1972 122,856,378 48,190 1973 115,239,146 45,041 1974 101,713,580 46,026 1975 109,048,898 55,256 1976 108,793,594 59,802 1977 95,405,977 61,815 1978 84,697,048 62,982 1979 112,380,883 58,565 1980 121,583,762 55,502 1981 112,813,972 55,411 1982 128,778,076 53,941 1983 115,135,454 35,831 1984 131,040,566 39,950 1985 127,867,375 35,913 1986 130,787,233 32,329 1987 137,672,276 28,885 1988 144,917,788 28,100 1989 151,834,721 28,323 1990 171,155,053 28,876 1991 166,715,271 27,479 1992 163,797,710 27,065 1993 133,700,856 22,386 1994 164,200,572 21,414 1995 167,096,211 21,602 1996 174,008,217 18,939 1997 181,914,000 18,165 1998 180,794,012 17,382 1999 169,206,834 14,845 2000 169,370,602 14,281 2001 175,052,857 15,729 2002 163,896,890 15,377 2003 144,899,599 14,871 2004 153,631,633 16,037 2005 159,498,069 17,992 2006 158,835,584 20,533 2007 161,237,538 19,207 2008 165,750,817 20,925 2009 144,017,758 27,892 2010 143,247,932 22,590 2011 139,424,080 20,334 Year Production Emp Year Production Emp Year Production Emp
  • 7. 2011 Coal Severance Tax Receipts For Producing Counties In 1987, West Virginia enacted a severance tax on coal. The tax amounts to 5% of the selling price of mined coal. Of this amount, the State retains 93%. The remaining 7% is apportioned among the State’s 55 counties and it’s 228 incorporated municipalities. Three-fourths of the 7% share is divided among the coal producing counties. This money is distributed according to each county’s production level. The remaining quarter of the 7% is divided among all counties and The Coal Severance Tax Page 11 Note: Municipalities within producing and non-producing counties also receive a share. See following pages for this distribution. municipalities, according to population.. Each county receives an additional share, based on the population of the unincorporated areas of the county. The total severance tax collections for 2011amounted to more than $500 million. A total of $50.1 million was distributed to all counties and municipalities. Of this amount, $40.1 represented coal production in the 29 coal producing counties. County Annual 75% Total Annual 25% Total Annual Total Barbour County $293,964.41 $89,778.54 $383,742.95 Boone County $4,962,049.97 $133,290.54 $5,095,340.51 Braxton County $54,247.72 $78,597.55 $132,845.27 Brooke County $16,122.50 $130,259.91 $146,382.41 Clay County $231,865.40 $50,796.43 $282,661.83 Fayette County $894,669.74 $249,170.84 $1,143,840.58 Grant County $19,024.31 $64,602.17 $83,626.48 Greenbrier County $265,220.12 $192,015.36 $457,235.48 Harrison County $115,962.52 $373,959.16 $489,921.68 Kanawha County $1,432,820.53 $1,044,833.00 $2,477,653.53 Lincoln County $771,339.77 $117,547.17 $888,886.94 Logan County $3,507,905.18 $198,850.62 $3,706,755.80 Marion County $2,608,240.98 $288,288.22 $2,896,529.20 Marshall County $3,898,060.42 $196,215.13 $4,094,275.55 McDowell County $1,131,582.63 $119,674.20 $1,251,256.83 Mercer County $18,871.15 $336,958.22 $355,829.37 Mineral County $19,452.55 $152,681.44 $172,133.99 Mingo County $1,870,472.45 $145,250.79 $2,015,723.24 Monongalia County $1,298,734.07 $499,012.67 $1,797,746.74 Nicholas County $1,230,737.26 $141,971.24 $1,372,708.50 Ohio County $48,290.43 $240,522.25 $288,812.68 Preston County $6,474.19 $181,408.06 $187,882.25 Raleigh County $2,284,923.91 $426,779.46 $2,711,703.37 Randolph County $134,874.55 $159,137.97 $294,012.52 Tucker County $561,898.25 $38,646.57 $600,544.82 Upshur County $142,964.86 $131,260.95 $274,225.81 Wayne County $745,829.10 $229,904.29 $975,733.39 Webster County $516,957.52 $48,540.81 $565,498.33 Wyoming County $1,001,280.68 $128,782.35 $1,130,063.03 Total $30,084,837.17 $10,028,278.54 $40,113,115.71 2011 Coal Severance Tax Receipts by Local Government 25 Percent County/Town Distributions Page 12 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Barbour County Sheriff $60,516 $89,779 Philippi $16,052 Belington $10,396 Junior $2,814 Berkeley County Sheriff $468,803 $563,756 Martinsburg $93,231 Hedgesville $1,721 Boone County Sheriff $109,256 $133,291 Madison $16,647 Danville $3,740 Whitesville $2,782 Sylvester $866 Braxton County Sheriff $64,045 $78,598 Sutton $5,379 Gassaway $4,914 Burnsville $2,760 Flatwoods $1,499 Brooke County Sheriff $66,442 $130,260 Weirton (Brooke) $21,751 Follansbee $16,160 Wellsburg $15,181 Bethany $5,607 Beech Bottom $2,830 Windsor Heights $2,289 Cabell County Sheriff $242,011 $521,272 Barboursville $21,453 Huntington (Cabell) $244,695 Milton $13,113 Calhoun County Sheriff $38,241 $41,277 Grantsville $3,036 Clay County Sheriff $48,139 $50,796 Clay $2,657 Doddridge County Sheriff $39,924 $44,389 West Union $4,465 Fayette County Sheriff $160,485 $249,171 Oak Hill $41,834 Fayetteville $15,651 Mount Hope $7,652 Ansted $7,598 Montgomery (Fayette) $5,244 Smithers $4,400 Gauley Bridge $3,323 Meadow Bridge $2,051 Pax $904 Thurmond $27 Gilmer County Sheriff $37,867 $47,046 Glenville $8,318 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Sand Fork $861 Grant County Sheriff $49,682 $64,602 Petersburg $13,351 Bayard $1,569 Greenbrier County Sheriff $127,234 $192,015 Lewisburg $20,728 White Sulphur Springs $13,227 Ronceverte $9,552 Rainelle $8,145 Alderson (Greenbrier) $5,320 Rupert $5,098 Quinwood $1,569 Falling Springs $1,142 Hampshire County Sheriff $117,769 $129,692 Romney $10,001 Capon Bridge $1,921 Weirton (Hancock) $85,114 $166,016 Hancock County Sheriff $60,944 Chester $13,990 New Cumberland $5,969 Hardy County Sheriff $60,668 $75,902 Moorefield $13,768 Wardensville $1,467 Harrison County Sheriff $186,246 $373,959 Clarksburg $89,719 Bridgeport $44,102 Shinnston $11,912 Stonewood $9,774 Nutter Fort $8,621 Salem $8,583 Lumberport $4,741 Anmoore $4,167 West Milford $3,410 Lost Creek $2,684 Jackson County Sheriff $119,512 $158,088 Ravenswood $20,977 Ripley $17,600 Jefferson County Sheriff $220,450 $289,527 Charles Town $28,461 Ranson $24,029 Shepherdstown $9,384 Bolivar $5,655 Harpers Ferry $1,548 Kanawha County Sheriff $504,462 $1,044,833 Charleston $278,173 South Charleston $72,790
  • 8. 2011 Coal Severance Tax Receipts (Cont.) 25 Percent County/Town Distributions Page 13 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% St. Albans $59,769 Dunbar $42,792 Nitro (Kanawha) $32,591 Chesapeake $8,410 Marmet $8,134 Belle $6,819 Clendenin $6,640 Cedar Grove $5,396 East Bank $5,190 Glasgow $4,898 Montgomery (Kanawha) $3,621 Pratt $3,258 Handley $1,889 Lewis County Sheriff $64,148 $110,160 Weston $22,243 Westover $21,556 Jane Lew $2,213 Lincoln County Sheriff $107,178 $117,547 Hamlin $6,180 West Hamlin $4,189 Logan County Sheriff $174,275 $198,851 Logan $9,628 Chapmanville $6,797 Man $4,108 West Logan $2,295 Mitchell Heights $1,748 Marion County Sheriff $146,230 $288,288 Fairmont $101,225 Mannington $11,165 Barrackville $7,046 Monongah $5,650 Rivesville $5,055 White Hall $3,507 Grant Town $3,318 Fairview $2,208 Farmington $2,030 Worthington $855 Marshall County Sheriff $95,764 $196,215 Moundsville $50,428 Pleasant Valley $17,042 McMechen $10,423 Glen Dale $8,259 Benwood $7,685 Cameron $5,120 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Wheeling (Marshall) $1,494 Mason County Sheriff $105,008 $147,876 Point Pleasant $23,542 New Haven $8,443 Mason $5,239 Hartford $3,323 Henderson $1,467 Leon $855 McDowell County Sheriff $84,897 $119,674 Welch $13,021 Gary $5,239 War $4,665 Northfork $2,322 Davy $2,273 Bradshaw $1,824 Iaeger $1,634 Keystone $1,526 Anawalt $1,223 Kimball $1,050 Mercer County Sheriff $236,096 $336,958 Bluefield $56,538 Princeton $34,810 Athens $5,672 Bramwell $1,970 Matoaka $1,228 Oakvale $655 Mineral County Sheriff $108,309 $152,681 Keyser $29,436 Carpendale $5,287 Piedmont $4,741 Ridgeley $3,653 Elk Garden $1,256 Mingo County Sheriff $117,515 $145,251 Williamson $17,270 Delbarton $3,134 Matewan $2,701 Gilbert $2,435 Kermit $2,197 Monongalia County Sheriff $323,466 $499,013 Morgantown $160,518 Star City $9,877 Granville $4,227 Blacksville $925 Monroe County Sheriff $65,392 $73,072 Peterstown $3,534 2011 Coal Severance Tax Receipts (Cont.) 25 Percent County/Town Distributions Page 14 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Union $3,058 Alderson (Monroe) $1,088 Morgan County Sheriff $88,804 $94,931 Bath $3,377 Paw Paw $2,749 Nicholas County Sheriff $111,540 $141,971 Summersville $19,331 Richwood $11,100 Ohio County Sheriff $56,490 $240,523 Bethlehem $13,524 West Liberty $8,345 Triadelphia $4,389 Clearview $3,058 Valley Grove $2,046 Wheeling (Ohio) $152,671 Pendleton County Sheriff $37,743 $41,645 Franklin $3,902 Pleasants County Sheriff $26,205 $41,158 St. Marys $10,066 Belmont $4,887 Pocahontas County Sheriff $38,490 $47,187 Marlinton $5,704 Durbin $1,586 Hillsboro $1,407 Preston County Sheriff $142,188 $181,408 Kingwood $15,906 Terra Alta $7,993 Reedsville $3,209 Rowlesburg $3,161 Masontown $2,955 Newburg $1,781 Albright $1,618 Tunnelton $1,591 Brandonville $547 Bruceton Mills $460 Putnam County Sheriff $224,216 $300,286 Hurricane $34,009 Winfield $12,453 Eleanor $8,215 Buffalo $6,689 Nitro (Putnam) $6,256 Poca $5,271 Bancroft $3,177 Raleigh County Sheriff $313,741 $426,779 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Beckley $95,326 Mabscott $7,620 Sophia $7,274 Lester $1,883 Rhodell $936 Randolph County Sheriff $108,861 $159,138 Elkins $38,392 Mill Creek $3,918 Beverly $3,799 Womelsdorf $1,353 Huttonsville $1,196 Montrose $844 Harman $774 Ritchie County Sheriff $35,215 $56,549 Harrisville $10,153 Pennsboro $6,337 Ellenboro $1,965 Cairo $1,521 Pullman $833 Auburn $525 Roane County Sheriff $67,227 $80,779 Spencer $12,567 Reedy $985 Summers County Sheriff $60,890 $75,372 Hinton $14,482 Taylor County Sheriff $61,799 $91,435 Grafton $27,947 Flemington $1,689 Tucker County Sheriff $21,139 $38,647 Parsons $8,037 Davis $3,572 Thomas $3,171 Hendricks $1,472 Hambleton $1,256 Tyler County Sheriff $32,618 $49,833 Sistersville $7,555 Paden City (Tyler) $4,535 Middlebourne $4,411 Friendly $714 Upshur County Sheriff $100,743 $131,261 Buckhannon $30,518 Wayne County Sheriff $171,953 $229,904 Huntington (Wayne) $21,236 Kenova $17,405 Ceredo $7,847
  • 9. Page 15 2011 Coal Severance Tax Receipts (Cont.) 25 Percent County/Town Distributions Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Wayne $7,647 Fort Gay $3,815 Webster County Sheriff $41,499 $49,541 Addison $4,200 Cowen $2,928 Camden-On-Gauley $915 Wetzel County Sheriff $45,601 $89,746 New Martinsville $29,040 Paden City (Wetzel) $9,714 Pine Grove $2,987 Hundred $1,618 Smithfield $785 Wirt County Sheriff $26,486 $30,940 FISCAL YEAR PRODUCTION NET STATE COLLECTIONS LOCAL COAL TAXES TOTAL STATE & LOCAL COAL SEVERANCE TAX WASTE COAL WC Severance Grand Total 1980-81 112,813,972 $138,120,065 $16,700,000 $154,820,065 n/a n/a $154,820,065 1981-82 128,778,076 $176,605,964 $13,800,000 $190,405,964 n/a n/a $190,405,964 1982-83 115,135,454 $166,059,668 $15,400,000 $181,459,668 n/a n/a $181,459,668 1983-84 131,040,566 $134,973,974 $12,400,000 $147,373,974 n/a n/a $147,373,974 1984-85 127,867,375 $131,910,118 $14,100,000 $146,010,118 n/a n/a $146,010,118 1985-86 130,787,233 $142,721,735 $13,300,000 $156,021,735 n/a n/a $156,021,735 1986-87 137,672,276 $113,387,847 $10,400,000 $123,787,847 n/a n/a $123,787,847 1987-88 144,917,788 $117,062,905 $11,000,000 $128,062,905 n/a n/a $128,062,905 1988-89 151,834,751 $111,987,938 $12,900,000 $124,887,938 n/a n/a $124,887,938 1989-90 171,155,053 $137,443,754 $14,900,000 $152,343,754 n/a n/a $152,343,754 1990-91 166,715,271 $150,102,548 $14,900,000 $165,002,548 n/a n/a $165,002,548 1991-92 163,797,710 $160,921,867 $14,000,000 $174,921,867 n/a n/a $174,921,867 1992-93 133,700,856 $148,066,128 $15,800,000 $163,866,128 n/a n/a $163,866,128 1993-94 164,200,572 $131,987,250 $15,200,000 $147,187,250 n/a n/a $147,187,250 1994-95 167,096,211 $158,203,928 $15,767,500 $173,971,428 n/a n/a $173,971,428 1995-96 174,008,217 $155,989,442 $15,369,144 $171,358,586 n/a n/a $171,358,586 1996-97 181,914,000 $169,508,614 $16,235,242 $185,743,856 n/a n/a $185,743,856 1997-98 180,794,012 $170,013,140 $17,320,805 $187,333,945 n/a n/a $187,333,945 1998-99 169,206,834 $160,750,673 $16,100,529 $176,851,202 n/a n/a $176,851,202 1999-00 169,370,602 $149,068,160 $14,143,308 $163,211,468 n/a n/a $163,211,468 2000-01 175,052,857 $153,228,052 $14,085,239 $167,313,291 n/a n/a $167,313,291 2001-02 163,896,890 $163,823,091 $15,827,722 $179,650,813 $325,578 n/a $179,976,391 2002-03 144,899,599 $157,430,070 $15,519,430 $172,949,500 $358,194 n/a $173,307,694 2003-04 153,631,633 $168,855,591 $15,147,428 $184,003,019 $249,072 n/a $184,252,091 2004-05 159,498,069 $222,488,599 $20,192,425 $242,681,024 $183,396 n/a $242,864,419 2005-06 158,835,584 $259,147,531 $24,190,831 $283,338,362 $319,132 $36,192,252 $319,849,746 2006-07 161,237,538 $271,951,536 $26,019,184 $297,970,720 $191,191 $86,304,922 $384,466,833 2007-08 165,750,817 $307,628,802 $27,364,126 $334,992,928 $327,599 $84,387,752 $419,708,280 2008-09 144,017,758 $343,381,241 $35,615,344 $378,996,586 $1,869,178 $77,275,757 $458,141,521 2009-10 143,247,932 $367,481,270 $34,459,351 $401,940,621 $374,012 $78,873,792 $481,188,425 2010-11 139,424,080 $412,091,626 $37,742,774 $449,834,400 $754,463 $76,983,527 $527,572,390 Coal Severance Collections 1980-2011 Political Subdivision Total Ann.25% Dist. County Total 25% Elizabeth $4,454 Wood County Sheriff $221,754 $470,600 Parkersburg $170,433 Vienna $58,173 Williamstown $15,738 North Hills $4,503 Wyoming County Sheriff $109,186 $128,782 Mullens $8,437 Oceana $7,544 Pineville $3,615 Total 25% Coal Severance Tax $8,926,272 $10,028,279 • West Virginia coal is shipped to 33 states and the District of Columbia. • West Virginia coal is shipped to 30 countries (see list on next page). • West Virginia provides approximately 50% of all American coal exports. • West Virginia is the national leader in underground mining production. • West Virginia is second only to Wyoming in U.S. coal production. • The coal industry and the coal burning electric generating industry together represent nearly 60% of the business taxes paid to the State of West Virginia. • West Virginia coal miners earn an average of more than $68,500 annually, more than twice the amount of the statewide average for all workers. • West Virginia’s coal industry pays for nearly $3.4 billion in annual direct wages. • West Virginia’s estimated recoverable coal reserves amount to approximately 45 billion tons. • Coal is responsible for more than 12 percent of West Virginia’s gross state product. • 98% of West Virginia electricity is generated by coal. • Approximately 40 percent of the nation’s electricity is generated by coal. YOU NEED TO KNOW Original Source - West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training (2009 data) Estimations by West Virginia Coal Association based on annual production for 2009 subtracted from the earlier totals. Note: This is only an estimate of the remaining reserve base. It is revised upward from last year due to an error in last year’s Coal Facts. Barbour 1,578,558,278 Boone 3,626,756,814 Braxton 1,110,736,860 Brooke 54,908,176 Cabell 0 Calhoun 0 Clay 1,823,182,122 Doddridge 671,587,864 Fayette 1,843,498,742 Gilmer 495,526,312 Grant 482,627 Greenbrier 632,665,330 Hancock 246,659,014 Harrison 487,829,480 Kanawha 2,634,708,068 Lewis 1,364,763,631 Lincoln 1,043,741,982 Logan 3,458,942,279 Marion 1,398,656,411 Marshall 1,847,135,686 Mason 149,759,446 McDowell 1,634,151,667 Mercer 99,497,938 Mineral 360,762,502 Mingo 2,999,474,318 Monongalia 956,829,360 Nicholas 3,359,378,600 Ohio 336,260.255 Pocahontas 299,843,805 Preston 1,391,726,020 Putnam 238,231,342 Raleigh 1,608,671,947 Randolph 2,412,845,889 Roane 0 Summers 10,676,345 Taylor 613,961,430 Tucker 172,654,154 Tyler 474,066,616 Upshur 1,668,286,801 Wayne 779,431,738 Webster 3,647,930,010 Wetzel 1,660,868,193 Wirt 11,151,360 Wyoming 2,402,549,479 TOTAL 51,273,424,896 Remaining Recoverable Reserves Remaining Recoverable Reserves West Virginia Coal Reserves 2011 Page 16
  • 10. A Guide West Virginia Coal Seams A graph on page 9 in this data compilation shows the amount of coal mined in West Virginia by coal seam. What is a coal seam? There are 117 identified coal seams in West Virginia. Of these, 65 are considered mineable. Coal is currently being produced from 51 of these seams. West Virginia’s coal seams are much like a chocolate layer cake, with the coal as the chocolate icing between the layers. Other forms of rock and earth are found between the seams, which are layers between a few inches to a few feet thick. Each of these layers of coal was formed at different times in the geologic time scale as shown in the graphic at left. They each rep- resent a period in which the area now known as West Virginia was inundated by a shallow sea, covering the former flora and fauna with a layer of depositional material (sandstone). The layers of decaying plants and animals converted into car- bon and began the process of becoming coal. Today, each of these layers has its own geologic profile, vary- ing by quality (ie., BTUs or “heat index) , thickness, etc. They are found at different levels of the geology, from near the tops of the mountains to several hundred feet underground. Country 2010 2010 Rank 2011 2011 Rank Difference India 302,787,711 1 602,674,319 1 99% Italy 224,226,844 4 581,295,247 2 159% Brazil 280,365,354 2 546,916,319 3 95% Netherlands 202,901,735 6 525,861,240 4 159% Ukraine 245,145,687 3 499,430,818 5 104% United Kingdom 221,171,442 5 287,517,238 6 30% Canada 98,625,900 11 284,708,613 7 189% Turkey 154,439,055 7 276,079,423 8 79% Korean Republic 9,340,898 26 266,906,667 9 2757% France 151,152,677 8 248,724,083 10 65% Germany 33,677,056 19 136,400,769 11 305% Belgium 127,346,957 9 123,810,338 12 -3% Egypt 89,179,800 12 118,156,770 13 32% Mexico 43,615,540 17 94,734,379 14 117% China 32,152,223 20 93,422,656 15 191% South Africa, Rep of 21,594,080 22 81,616,903 16 278% Croatia 81,819,730 14 77,387,987 17 -5% Morocco -- -- 73,024,531 18 -- Latvia 14,136,652 24 69,640,910 19 393% Sweden 55,657,304 15 65,216,618 20 17% Poland 88,298,688 13 60,714,615 21 -31% Spain 112,133,623 10 52,288,897 22 -53% Finland 40,013,779 18 49,030,040 23 23% Chile 12,544,964 25 43,428,903 24 246% Romania 52,128,122 16 40,924,304 25 -21% Portugal 5,132,985 28 32,192,323 26 527% Japan 31,061,504 21 29,156,588 27 -6% Slovenia 20,804,290 23 15,961,789 28 -23% Ireland -- -- 7,153,742 29 -- Israel -- -- 375,840 30 -- Argentina 9,304,188 27 -- -- -- Peru 4,083,534 29 -- -- -- Venezuela 79,661 30 -- -- -- Thailand 36,546 31 -- -- -- Indonesia 31,505 32 -- -- -- Malaysia 17,331 33 -- -- -- Total 2,765,007,365 5,384,752,869 +95% West Virginia International Coal Exports in US dollars Founded – 1843 Named For – Virginia Judge Philip Pendleton Barbour County Seat – Philippi Area/State Rank – 343 square miles – 30th Population (2000)/State Rank – 15,557 – 36th Incorporated Communities – Philippi, Belington, Junior Principal Waterways – Tygart River, Buckhannon River, Middle Fork River Mines 8 Employees 331 Estimated Direct Wages $23,170,000 Severance Tax Receipts $383,742 Production 1,163,776 Underground 1,087,819 Surface 75,957 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,578,558,278 COUNTY PROFILES OF WEST VIRGINIA COAL COUNTRY Barbour County Major Seams Bakerstown, Kittanning, Pittsburgh, Redstone, Sewickley Primary Producers Wolf Run Mining Company 1,087,819 Hanover Resources 64,068 United Coals, Inc. 11,889 Page 18 Editor’s note: There was an error in the 2009 edition of Coal Facts. Due to a typographical error, the employment was incorrectly stated to be 1,833. It should have been 833 and this number injected into the calculation for “Estimated Direct Wages” to arrive at an erroneous figure. The EDW should have been $52,062,500. We apologize for the error.
  • 11. Founded – 1847 Named For – Frontiersman Daniel Boone County Seat – Madison Area/State Rank – 503 square miles – 16th Population (2000)/State Rank – 25,535 – 28th Incorporated Communities – Madison, Danville, Whitesville, Sylvester Principal Waterways – Coal River, Little Coal River Mines 101 Employees 3,894 Estimated Direct Wages $272,580.000 Severance Tax Receipts $5,095,340 Production 20,903,277 Underground 12,071,471 Surface 8,831,756 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 3,626,756,814 Major Seams Cedar Grove, Chilton, Coalburg, Dorothy, Eagle, Hernshaw, Kittanning, No. 2 Gas, Peerless, Powellton, Stockton-Lewiston, Winefrede Primary Producers Elk Run Coal Company 4,552,870 Independence Coal Company 3,258.997 Coal River Mining Co. 2,376,022 Newtown Energy 1,654,540 Brody Mining, LLC 1,600,788 Long Branch Energy 964,781 Boone County Founded – 1836 Named For – American founding father Carter Braxton County Seat – Sutton Area/State Rank – 516 square miles – 14th Population (2000)/State Rank – 14,702 – 39th Incorporated Communities – Sutton, Gassaway, Burnsville, Flatwoods Principal Waterways – Elk River, Little Kanawha River, Holley River, Birch River Mines 2 Employees 61 Estimated Direct Wages $4,270,000 Severance Tax Receipts $132,845 Production 346,555 Underground 346,555 Surface 0 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,110,736,860 Braxton County Major Seams Bakerstown, Lower Kittanning, Pittsburgh Primary Producers Brooks Run Mining Company 346,555 Page 19 Founded – 1797 Named For – Virginia Governor Robert Brooke County Seat – Wellsburg Area/State Rank – 92 square miles – 54th Population (2000)/State Rank – 25,447 – 29th Incorporated Communities – Follansbee, Wellsburg, Bethany, Beech Bottom, Windsor Heights Principal Waterway – Ohio River Mines 1 Employees 0 Estimated Direct Wages 0 Severance Tax Receipts $146,382 Production 758 Underground 0 Surface 758 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 54,908,176 Brooke County Founded – 1858 Named For – U.S. Senator Henry Clay County Seat – Clay Area/State Rank – 344 square miles -- 37th Population (2000)/State Rank – 10,330 -- 45th Incorporated Communities – Clay Principal Waterway – Elk River Mines 2 Employees 279 Estimated Direct Wages $19,530,000 Severance Tax Receipts $282,661 Production 1,979,873 Underground 298,767 Surface 1,681,106 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,823,182,122 Clay County Major Seam Pittsburgh Primary Producers Rayle Coal Company 758 Major Seams Coalburn, Lower Kittanning, Upper Kittanning Primary Producers Fola Coal Company, LLC 1,681,106 Little Eagle Coal Company, LLC 298,767 Page 20
  • 12. Founded – 1831 Named For – French General Marquis de Lafayette County Seat – Fayetteville Area/State Rank – 668 square miles – 6th Population (2000)/State Rank – 47,579 – 11th Incorporated Communities – Oak Hill, Fayetteville, Montgomery, Ansted, Mount Hope, Smithers, Gauley Bridge, Meadow Bridge, Pax, Thurmond Principal Waterways –Kanawha River, Gauley River, New River Mines 20 Employees 621 Estimated Direct Wages $43,470,000 Severance Tax Receipts $1,143,840 Production 3,829,251 Underground 2,090,285 Surface 1,738,966 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,843,498,742 Fayette County Major Seams Bradshaw, Coalburg, Eagle Firecreek, Gilbert, Kittanning, No. 2 Gas, Peerless, Powellton, Sewell, Stockton- Lewiston Primary Producers Kingston Mining Inc. 1,103,343 Maple Coal Company 1,213,135 Frasure Creek Mining, LLC 960,189 Note: WVMHST data does not include employee or production data for Grant County operations. Page 21 Founded – 1782 Named For – Reference to local foliage County Seat – Lewisburg Area/State Rank – 1,024 square miles – 2nd Population (2000)/State Rank – 34,453 – 17th Incorporated Communities – Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Ronceverte, Rainelle, Alderson, Rupert, Quinwood, Falling Springs Principal Waterways – Greenbrier River, Meadow River Mines 15 Employees 405 Estimated Direct Wages $28,350,000 Severance Tax Receipts $457,235 Production 791,987 Underground 471,491 Surface 320,496 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 633,471,428 Greenbrier County Major Seams Beckley, Eagle, Pocahontas, Sewell Primary Producers West Virginia Mine Power, Inc. 349,589 White Buck Coal Co. 282,690 Greenbrier Smokeless Coal Co. 159,708 Founded – 1784 Named For – American President Benjamin Harrison County Seat – Clarksburg Area/State Rank – 417 square miles – 29th Population (2000)/State Rank – 68,652 – 7th Incorporated Communities – Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Shinnston, Salem, Stonewood, Nutter Fort, Lumberport, Anmore, West Milford, Lost Creek Principal Waterway – West Fork River Mines 7 Employees 100 Estimated Direct Wages $7,000,000 Severance Tax Receipts $489,921 Production 481,712 Underground 453,310 Surface 28,402 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 487,829,480 Major Seams Pittsburgh, Redstone Primary Producers Ten Mile Coal Company, Inc 372,255 United Coals, Inc. 81,055 Harrison County Founded – 1788 Named For – Indian term meaning “place of the white rock,” referring to local salt deposits County Seat – Charleston Area/State Rank – 911 square miles – 4th Population (2000)/State Rank – 200,073 – 1st Incorporated Communities – Charleston, South Charleston, St. Albans, Dunbar, Nitro, Marmet, Chesapeake, Belle, Clendenin, East Bank, Cedar Grove, Glasgow, Pratt, Handley Principal Waterways – Kanawha River, Elk River, Coal River, Pocatalico River Mines 43 Employees 1,447 Estimated Direct Wages $101,290,000 Severance Tax Receipts $2,477,653 Production 9,624,677 Underground 6,554,222 Surface 3,070,455 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 2,634,708,068 Kanawha County Major Seams Cedar Grove, Coalburg, Eagle, Hernshaw, Kittanning, No. 2 Gas, Peerless, Powellton, Stockton-Lewiston, Winefrede Primary Producers Midland Trail Energy, LLC 2,243,108 Speed Mining, Inc. 1,842,978 Remington, LLC 888,886 Mammoth Coal 839,935 Hanover Resources 655,089 Pritchard Mining Co. 555,457 Spartan Mining Company 383,538 Page 22
  • 13. Founded – 1867 Named For – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln County Seat – Hamlin Area/State Rank – 439 square miles – 25th Population (2000)/State Rank – 22,108 – 31st Incorporated Communities – Hamlin, West Hamlin Principal Waterways – Guyandotte River Mines 2 Employees 322 Estimated Direct Wages $22,540,000 Severance Tax Receipts $888,886 Production 3,091,751 Underground 381,532 Surface 2,710,219 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,043,741,982 Lincoln County Major Seam Lower Kittanning Primary Producers Hobet Mining, LLC. 2,710,219 Coal River Mining, LLC 381,532 Founded – 1824 Named For – Mingo Indian Chief County Seat – Logan Area/State Rank – 456 square miles – 22nd Population (2000)/State Rank – 37,710 – 15th Incorporated Communities – Logan, Chapmanville, Man, West Logan, Mitchell Heights Principal Waterways – Guyandotte River Mines 46 Employees 1,549 Estimated Direct Wages $108,430,000 Severance Tax Receipts $3,706,755 Production 14,210,571 Underground 6,399,814 Surface 7,810,757 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 3,458,942,279 Logan County Major Seams Alma, Belmont, Buffalo Creek, Cedar Grove, Chilton, Coalburg, Dorothy, Eagle, Kittanning, Winifrede, Stockton- Lewiston Primary Producers Mingo-Logan Coal Company 2,900,874 Apogee Coal Company, LLC 2,700,019 Cliffs Logan County Coal, LLC 2,153,455 Eagle Creek Mining, LLC 1,264,909 Aracoma Coal Co, LLC. 1,040,178 Page 23 Founded – 1842 Named For American Revolution Officer Francis Marion County Seat – Fairmont Area/State Rank – 311 square miles – 44th Population (2000)/State Rank – 56,598 – 9th Incorporated Communities – Fairmont, Mannington, Barracksville, Monongah, Rivesville, Grant Town, White Hall, Fairview, Farmington, Worthington Principal Waterways – Monongahela River, Tygart River, West Fork River Mines 14 Employees 1,200 Estimated Direct Wages $84,000,000 Severance Tax Receipts $2,896,529 Production 11,639,572 Underground 11,620,284 Surface 19,288 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,398,656,411 Major Seams Kittanning, Pittsburgh, Redstone Primary Producers Consol Coal Co. 11,597,131 MEPCO 42,441 Marion County Page 24 Founded – 1835 Named For – U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall County Seat – Moundsville Area/State Rank – 312 square miles – 43rd Population (2000)/State Rank – 35,519 – 16th Incorporated Communities – Moundsville, Pleasant Valley, McMechen, Benwood, Glen Dale, Cameron Principal Waterway – Ohio River Mines 2 Employees 1,568 Estimated Direct Wages $109,760,000 Severance Tax Receipts $4,094,275 Production 17,084,842 Underground 17,084,842 Surface 0 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,847,135,686 Marshall County Major Seam Pittsburgh Primary Producers McElroy Coal Company 9,253,479 Consolidation Coal Company 7,831,363
  • 14. Founded – 1858 Named For – Virginia Governor James McDowell County Seat – Welch Area/State Rank – 535 square miles – 13th Population (2000)/State Rank – 27,329 – 23rd Incorporated Communities – Welch, Gary, War, Northfork, Keystone, Kimball, Davy, Iaeger, Bradshaw, Anawalt Principal Waterway – Tug Fork River Mines 73 Employees 1,206 Estimated Direct Wages $84,420,000 Severance Tax Receipts $1,251,256 Production 4,290,665 Underground 2,469,784 Surface 1,820,881 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,634,151,667 McDowell County Major Seams Beckley, Ben’s Creek, Bradshaw, Eagle, Fire Creek, Gilbert, Pocahontas, Powellton, Red Ash Primary Producers XMV, INC 955,961 Bluestone Coal Corp . 811,936 Extra Energy, Inc. 708,960 Brooks Run Mining Co. LLC 429,133 Page 25 Founded – 1866 Named For – local natural resources County Seat – Keyser Area/State Rank – 329 square miles – 40th Population (2000)/State Rank – 27,078 – 24th Incorporated Communities – Keyser, Piedmont, Carpendale, Ridgely, Elk Garden Principal Waterways – North Branch Potomac River Mines 3 Employees 14 Estimated Direct Wages $980,000 Severance Tax Receipts $172,133 Production 73,568 Underground 0 Surface 73,568 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 360,762,502 Mineral County Major Seams Bakerstown, Elk Lick, Harlem, Kittanning, Mahoning Primary Producers Duckworth Coal, Inc. 62,163 D&L Coal Co. Inc. 11,405 Page 26 Founded – 1895 Named For – former Indian tribe County Seat – Williamson Area/State Rank – 424 square miles – 26th Population (2000)/State Rank – 28,253 – 21st Incorporated Communities – Williamson, Matewan, Delbarton, Gilbert, Kermit Principal Waterways – Tug Fork River Mines 57 Employees 1,239 Estimated Direct Wages $86,730,000 Severance Tax Receipts $2,015,723 Production 9,802,472 Underground 2,810,980 Surface 6,991,492 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 2,999,474,318 Mingo County Major Seams Alma, Cedar Grove, Coalburg, Eagle, Freeport, No. 2 Gas, Williamson, Winifrede Primary Producers Phoenix Coal-Mac 2.905,826 Consol of Kentucky, Inc. 1,067,946 Premium Energy, LLC 1,035,203 Rockhouse Creek Development, Inc. 788,871 White Flame Energy, Inc. 679,054 Founded – 1776 Named For – derivative of the Monongahela River, Delaware Indian word for “river of falling banks” County Seat – Morgantown Area/State Rank – 366 square miles – 33rd Population (2000)/State Rank – 81,866 – 4th Incorporated Communities – Morgantown, Westover, Star City, Granville, Blacksville Principal Waterways – Monongahela River, Cheat River Mines 12 Employees 1,276 Estimated Direct Wages $89,320,000 Severance Tax Receipts $1,797,746 Production 10,456,445 Underground 9,719,800 Surface 736,645 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 956,829,360 Major Seams Bakerstown, Kittanning, Redstone, Sewickley Primary Producers Consolidated Coal Co. 4,342,173 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. 3,744,764 Dana Mining Co. LLC 1,342,580 Patriot Mining Co. Inc. 510,835 Monongalia County
  • 15. Page 27 Founded – 1843 Named For – Virginia Governor Cary Nicholas County Seat – Summersville Area/State Rank – 654 square miles – 7th Population (2000)/State Rank – 26,562 – 25th Incorporated Communities – Summersville, Richwood Principal Waterways – Gauley River, Meadow River, Cranberry River, Cherry River, Birch River Mines 22 Employees 586 Estimated Direct Wages $41,020,000 Severance Tax Receipts $1,372,708 Production 3,552,989 Underground 834,914 Surface 2,718,075 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 3,359,378,600 Nicholas County Major Seams Campbell Creek, Dorothy, Eagle, Gilbert, Kittanning, McQueen, Peerless, Powellton, Sewell Primary Producers Alex Energy, Inc. 1,734,947 Atlantic Leasco, LLC 739,401 Arch-Eastern 511,296 White Buck Coal Company 516,409 Founded – 1818 Named For – Virginia Governor James Perry Preston County Seat – Kingwood Area/State Rank – 651 square miles – 8th Population (2000)/State Rank – 29,334 – 19th Incorporated Communities – Kingwood, Terra Alta, Masontown, Rowlesburg, Reedsville, Newburg, Tunnelton, Albright, Brandonville, Bruceton Mills Principal Waterway – Cheat River Mines 2 Employees 20 Estimated Direct Wages $1,400,000 Severance Tax Receipts $187,882 Production 76,686 Underground 76,686 Surface 0 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,391,726,020 Major Seams Bakerstown, Elk, Freeport, Kittanning, Mahoning, Pittsburgh Primary Producers Double H Mining Co. Inc. 76,686 Preston County Page 28 Founded – 1850 Named For – Englishman Sir Walter Raleigh County Seat – Beckley Area/State Rank – 609 square miles – 10th Population (2000)/State Rank – 79,220 – 5th Incorporated Communities – Beckley, Mabscott, Sophia, Lester, Rhodell Principal Waterways – Coal River, Clear Fork River, Marsh Fork River Mines 36 Employees 1,525 Estimated Direct Wages $107,750,000 Severance Tax Receipts $2,711,703 Production 9,104,565 Underground 4,258,536 Surface 4,846,029 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,608,671,947 Raleigh County Major Seams Beckley, Eagle, Fire Creek, Hernshaw, No. 2 Gas, Pocahontas, Powellton, Sewell, Stockton-Lewiston Primary Producers Marfork Coal Co. Inc. 2,350,512 Elk Run Coal Co. 1,710,013 Alex Energy Inc. 1,183,820 Arch Beckley, LLC 1,070,578 Simmons Fork Mining, Inc. 1,001,537 Pocahontas Coal Co. 947,899 Founded – 1776 Named For – The Ohio River which runs through the area. County Seat – Wheeling Area/State Rank – 109 square miles – 53rd Population (2000)/State Rank – 44,433 – 26th Incorporated Communities – Wheeling, Bethlehem, Clearview, Triadelphia, Valley Grove, West Liberty. Principal Waterways – Ohio River Mines 1 Employees 86 Estimated Direct Wages $5,685,500 Severance Tax Receipts $288,812 Production 571,099 Underground 571,099 Surface 0 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 336,260,335 Major Seam Pittsburgh Primary Producers Tunnel Ridge, LLC 571,099 Ohio County
  • 16. Page 29 Founded – 1856 Named For – Virginia Judge Henry St. George Tucker County Seat – Parsons Area/State Rank – 421 square miles – 27th Population (2000)/State Rank – 7,321 – 53rd Incorporated Communities – Parsons, Davis, Thomas, Hendricks, Hambleton Principal Waterways – Cheat River, Blackwater River Mines 2 Employees 206 Estimated Direct Wages $14,420,000 Severance Tax Receipts $600,544 Production 2,334,822 Underground 2,293,869 Surface 40,953 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 172,654,154 Major Seam Upper Freeport Primary Producers Mettiki Coal, LLC 2,293,869 Beacon Resources, Inc. 40,953 Tucker County Founded – 1786 Named For – Virginia Governor Edmund Jennings Randolph County Seat – Elkins Area/State Rank – 1,040 square miles – 1st Population (2000)/State Rank – 28,262 – 20th Incorporated Communities – Elkins, Mill Creek, Beverly, Coalton, Huttonsville, Montrose, Harman Principal Waterways – Tygart River, Elk River Mines 2 Employees 119 Estimated Direct Wages $8,330,000 Severance Tax Receipts $294,012 Production 1,108,608 Underground 1,108,608 Surface 0 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 2,412,845,889 Major Seams Bakerstown, Lower Kittanning, Pittsburgh Primary Producers Carter-Roag Coal Co. 1,108,608 Randolph County Page 30 Founded – 1851 Named For – U.S. Cabinet Secretary Abel Parker Upshur County Seat – Buckhannon Area/State Rank – 355 square miles – 35th Population (2000)/State Rank – 23,404 – 39th Incorporated Communities – Buckhannon Principal Waterways – Little Kanawha River, Buckhannon River, Middle Fork River Mines 4 Employees 105 Estimated Direct Wages $7,350,000 Severance Tax Receipts $274,225 Production 700,348 Underground 648,061 Surface 52,287 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 1,668,286,801 Major Seams Alma, Elk Lick, Kittanning, Peerless, Pittsburgh, Redstone Primary Producers Wolf Run Mining Co, 648,061 NESCO, Inc. 52,287 Upshur County Founded – 1842 Named For – American Revolution General “Mad” Anthony Wayne County Seat – Wayne Area/State Rank – 512 square miles – 15th Population (2000)/State Rank – 42,903 – 13th Incorporated Communities – Kenova, Ceredo, Wayne, Fort Gay Principal Waterways – Ohio River, Big Sandy River Mines 6 Employees 593 Estimated Direct Wages $41,510,000 Severance Tax Receipts $975,733 Production 4,216,187 Underground 3,626,555 Surface 589,632 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 779,431,738 Wayne County Major Seam Coalburg Primary Producers Rockspring Development, Inc. 2,972,381 Argus Energy WV LLC 1,243,806
  • 17. Page 31 Founded – 1850 Named For – Delaware Indian word meaning “wide plain” County Seat – Pineville Area/State Rank – 502 square miles – 17th Population (2000)/State Rank – 25,708 – 27th Incorporated Communities – Mullens, Oceana, Pineville Principal Waterways – Guyandotte River Mines 28 Employees 1,200 Estimated Direct Wages $84,000,000 Severance Tax Receipts $1,130,063 Production 4,665,637 Underground 2,833,605 Surface 1,832,032 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 2,402,549,479 Wyoming County Major Seams Alma, Beckley, Ben’s Creek, Cedar Grove, Douglas, Eagle, Gilbert, Kittanning, Matewan, Pocahontas, No. 2 Gas, Red Ash, Sewell, Stockton-Lewiston Primary Producers Dynamic Energy, Inc 1,373,249 Pinnacle Mining Co. LLC 1,164,839 Double Bonus Coal Co. 500,901 Brooks Run Mining Co. LLC 433,923 Founded – 1860 Named For – U.S. Senator Daniel Webster County Seat – Webster Springs – 12th Area/State Rank – 556 square miles Population (2000)/State Rank – 9,719 – 46th Incorporated Communities – Webster Springs, Cowen, Camden-On-Gauley Principal Waterways – Gauley River, Elk River, Williams River Mines 3 Employees 348 Estimated Direct Wages $24,360,000 Severance Tax Receipts $565,498 Production 3,112,751 Underground 1,123,524 Surface 1,989,227 Recoverable Reserves – Tons 3,647,930,010 Major Seams Eagle, Kittanning, Peerless, Pocahontas, Sewell, Stockton- Lewiston Primary Producers Brooks Run Mining Co. LLC 2,172,682 Arch Eastern 940,069 Webster County