Xiwan surface mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Xiwan surface mine (陕西神延煤炭有限责任公司西湾露天煤矿) located in Shaanxi Province, is an operating coal mine with an annual production capacity of 13 million tonnes(Mt). It is managed by Shaan Xi Shenyan Coal Co.


The undated satellite photo below shows the coal mine located in Dabaodang Town, Shenmu, Shaanxi

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Coal Mine Background

In December 2008, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has ratified the construction of Xiwan surface mine with production capacity of 10 Mt per year.[1]

In January 2019, Xiwan surface mine has received the safety production permit issued by Shaanxi Coal Mine Safety Supervision Bureau.[2]In June 2019, the mine was put into production.[3]

Xiwan surface mine was put into production in June 2019. In October 2021, the mine's capacity was approved to increase to 13 million tons per year.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shaanxi Shenyan Coal Co.
  • Parent Company: National Energy Investment Group (51%), Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum and Mining Co.(49%)
  • Location: Dabaodang Town, Shenmu, Shaanxi
  • GPS Coordinates: 38.6047,110.064
  • Status: Operating
  • Annual Production Capacity: 13 Mt/year
  • Total Resources: 633.037Mt[5]
  • Minable Reserves: 626.706Mt
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Mine Size: 76.5583k㎡ [6]
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:2019

Articles and resources


  1. "陕西榆神矿区西湾露天煤矿项目通过核准"发改委, 2013/11/22
  2. "陕西煤矿安全监察局同意9处煤矿安全生产许可证延期和颁发"国际煤炭网, 2019/01/11
  3. "国家能源集团神延煤炭公司2020年集团招聘公告"北疆就业网,September 10, 2020
  4. "国家能源集团神延西湾露天煤矿产能核增获批". 亚洲金属网. October 28, 2021.
  5. "提高西湾露天煤矿矿建剥离工程效率的途径分析"道客巴巴, 2014/07/04
  6. "陕西神延煤炭有限责任公司西湾露天煤矿建设项目安全验收评价" 陕西秦安煤矿安全评价事务有限公司, 2018/03/12

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