Sitran Coal Terminal

From Global Energy Monitor

The Sitran Coal Terminal is in an international coal export terminal near Evansville, Indiana.


The terminal is located at milepost 817.5 on the Ohio River. The point on the map below shows the loading dock on the Ohio River, located approximately 1 mile south of the coal stockpile.

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Coal terminal

The Sitran Terminal was commissioned in April 2012 and is owned by Foresight Energy. It is capable of receiving up to 150 car trains from mines originating on the NS, CSX and BN Railroads via the Evansville Western Railroad. The facility can store 1 million tons of coal.[1]

The throughput capacity is 25 million tons per year. The terminal serves Foresight Energy mines, as well as Murray Energy mines, which bought a large stake in Foresight in 2015.[2]

Project Details

  • Owner: Foresight Energy
  • Location: Evansville, Indiana
  • Capacity (Million tonnes per annum): 25
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Exports
  • Coal source: Illinois

Articles and resources


  1. "Operations," Foresight Energy, accessed March 2018
  2. "10K," Foresight Energy, FY2015

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