Caballo Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Caballo Mine is a surface coal mine, operated by Caballo Coal Company, a subsidary of Peabody Energy, producing 12.6 million short tons per annum, in Campbell County, Wyoming, United States.


The map below shows the location of the mine, near Gillette, in Campbell County, Wyoming.

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Mine Deatils

  • Operator: Caballo Coal Company
  • Controller: Peabody Energy[1]
  • Location: Campbell County, Wyoming
  • GPS Coordinates: 44.1513, -105.3981
  • Production (short tons): 11,333,467 (2018) 12,600,000 (2019)
  • Mineable Reserve: 253.2 million tons permitted [2]
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous (Thermal)
  • Mining Method: Surface
  • Mine Status: Active
  • Average No. of Employees: 185
  • MSHA ID: 4801034
  • Union:
  • Start Year: 1978


Caballo Mine is a surface coal mining operation in Campbell County, Wyoming, owned by Peabody Energy. The mine opened in 1978. It produced 11.3 million tons of coal in 2018, and has 465 million tons of reserves.<ref name=pea>

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  1. "Caballo Mine:, accessed June 2020
  2. John T. Boyd Company,Powder River Basin Coal Resource Cost Study, September 2011