Quick Answer: Where is the world’s largest supply of coal?

Where is the world’s largest coal field found?

The largest coal mine in the world by reserves is the North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, US. The mine was estimated to contain more than 1.7 billion tonnes of recoverable coal as of December 2018.

Which region has about 25% of the world’s coal supply?

China mines almost half the world’s coal, followed by India with about a tenth. Australia accounts for about a third of world coal exports followed by Indonesia and Russia.

Which country has the least coal?

Coal reserves, million short tons, 2017 – Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 190 countries was 6012.16 million short tons. The highest value was in the USA: 253455 million short tons and the lowest value was in Angola: 0 million short tons.

How many years of coal is left in the world?

There are 1,139,471 tons (short tons, st) of proven coal reserves in the world as of 2016. The world has proven reserves equivalent to 133.1 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 133 years of coal left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Which country is rich in coal?

Coal Reserves by Country

# Country World Share
1 United States 22.3%
2 Russia 15.5%
3 Australia 14.0%
4 China 13.1%
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