Eagle Seam Deep Coal Mine

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Eagle Seam Deep Coal Mine is an operating coal mine in West Virginia, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Eagle Seam Deep Coal Mine West Virginia, United States 37.710028, -81.749111 (exact)

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year
Operating 2017

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
0.2739697794[1] 2023[1] Underground 373* 54[1]

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
113 Appalachia Bituminous

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Ramaco Resources Ramaco Resources USA

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


Eagle Seam Deep Mine is an underground mine in Logan County, West Virginia, operated by Ramaco Resources as a part of its Elk Creek Complex.[2] Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content In 2014, Ramaco Resources received a permit to build the underground mine on their Elk Creek complex. The construction was completed in 2016[3], and the mine started production in 2017.[2]

In 2020, Eagle Seam Deep Mine produced 0.5 million tons and had 52 employees.[2] As of 2020, Elk Creek complex had 113 million tons in reserves, 68 million proven and 45 million probable.[4]

  • MSHA id: 4609495
  • Operator: Ramaco Resources
  • Owner: Ramaco Resources
  • Location: Logan, West Virginia
  • Production: 488,638 short tons (2020)
  • Coordinates: 37.710028, -81.749111 (Exact)
  • Total Reserves: 113 million tons
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Source of Financing:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20240213175031/https://www.msha.gov/data-and-reports/statistics/mine-employment-and-coal-production. Archived from the original on 13 February 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 U.S. department of labor, MSHA, Mine Data Retrieval System, accessed June 28, 2021
  3. (December 29, 2016) Form S-1 . US Securities and Exchange Commission. Report.
  4. (December 31, 2020) Form 10-K . US Securities and Exchange Commission. Report.