El Segundo mine

From Global Energy Monitor

El Segundo mine is a surface coal mine, owned and operated by Peabody Energy, producing 5.5 million short tons per annum, near Grants, New Mexico, United States.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the mine.

Loading map...

Background

The mine is adjacent to the Lee Ranch mine in northwest New Mexico. It produces about 6 million tons of coal annually and serves a 19-year, 65 million ton supply agreement with Arizona Public Service Company’s Cholla Power Plant near Joseph City, Arizona.[1]

In November 2015 Bowie Resources agreed to pay US$358 million to Peabody Energy for the Twentymile Mine outside Steamboat Springs and the El Segundo mine and Lee Ranch mine in New Mexico. Bowie also will assume about $105 million in related liabilities under the sale.[2]Sale of the mine to Bowie Resources was canceled in 2016[3]

Mine Details

  • MSHA ID:2902257
  • Owner: Peabody Energy
  • Location: Grants, New Mexico, United States
  • Coordinates: 35.661613, -107.861627 (exact)
  • Production: 5,546,491 short tons (2018)
  • Reserves: 34 million tons
  • Type of coal: Bituminous
  • Mine type: surface (open pit)
  • Equipment: Dragline, dozer/casting, truck/shovel
  • Number of employees: 100

Resources

References

Related SourceWatch articles

External links