Ohio County Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Ohio County Mine, formerly known as the Shoemaker Mine, is an underground coal mine, operated by Ohio County Coal Company, a subsidiary of Murray Energy Corporation, producing 6.5 million short tons per annum, in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States.


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The mine was idled for all of 2007, but put back into production in 2008.[1]

Mine Details

  • MSHA ID: 4601436
  • Start Year:
  • Owner: Ohio County Coal Company.[2]
  • Parent company: Murray Energy Corporation.
  • Location: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
  • GPS coordinates: 40.001971, -80.710843
  • Production (short tons): 6,509,414 (2018)[3]
  • Type of coal: Bituminous
  • Mine type: Underground
  • Equipment: Long Wall and Continuous Mining
  • Number of employees: 451[4]
  • Recoverable reserves: 61.3 million tons
  • Mine status: Operating

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