Coal resources of the United States, January 1, 1974

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Statementby Paul Averitt.
SeriesGeological Survey bulletin ; 1412, Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1412.
LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1412, TN805.A5 .B9 no. 1412
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Paginationvi, 131 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4855492M
LC Control Number75619188

Get this from a library. Coal resources of 1974 book United States, January 1, [Paul Averitt] -- A summary of information concerning the quantity and distribution of coal in the United States.

Get this from a library. Coal resources of the United States, January 1, a summary of information concerning the quantity and distribution of coal in the United States.

[Paul. coal indicates that as of January 1,the remaining recoverable resources of stripping coal in the United States in the 0- to foot-thick overburden category totaled billion : Paul Averitt. Coal will continue to provide a major Coal resources of the United States of energy requirements in the United States for at least the next several decades.

It is imperative that accurate Coal resources of the United States describing the amount, location, and quality of the coal resources and reserves be available to fulfill energy needs.

Coal mining in the United States is an industry in transition. Production in was down 33% from the peak production of 1, million short tons (1, million metric tons) in Employment of 50, coal miners is down from a peak ofin Generation of electricity is the largest user of coal, being used to produce 50% of electric power in and 27% in Abstract.

The Demonstrated Reserve Base (DRB) of coal in the United States, totaling an estimated billion tons as of January 1,is widely distributed geographically, with 45 percent occurring in States east of the Mississippi River and 55 percent occurring in western States and Alaska.

COAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES (A progress report, October 1, ) By Paul Averitt, Louise R. Berryhill, and Dorothy A. Taylor ABSTRACT As estimated in this second progress report, the coal reserves of the United States remaining in the ground on January 1,total 1 Cited by: 2.

F Coal Resource Terminology, Departmental Terminology and Definitions of Reserves and Resources of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Canada, January (abridged) G Guidelines for the international surveys of coal resources to H Data for coal resources of various regions overall and according to types of coal Book Edition: 1.

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The history of coal mining in the United States goes back to the s, when the Hopi Indians used coal. [citation needed] The first commercial use came inwithin the Manakin-Sabot area of Richmond, was the dominant power source in the United States in the late s and early s, and although in rapid decline it remains a significant source of energy in Coal Miners and the Economy: a Umwa Research Report [United Mine Workers Of America] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Estimation of measured coal resources is on the basis of mappable and correlation of individual coal beds whose thickness is measured from outcrops, coal drill holes, and oil and gas wells. Measured coal resource estimates are based on closely spaced data control points or high degree of geologic assurance (Figure ).The measured coal resources of a bed are.

naturally occurring deposits in such forms and amounts that economic extraction is currently or potentially feasible (Wood et al., ).

Coal reserve is a more restrictive term describing the part of the coal resource that can be mined economically, at the present time, given existing environmental, legal, and technological constraints (Wood et al., ). Today in Energy. Glossary › FAQS › Coal reserves are relatively stable from year to year.

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The United States leads the world with over billion short tons of recoverable coal reserves—28% of total global reserves and 50% more than Russia, which possesses the world's second largest reserves. Gateway Coal v.

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Averitt, Paul () "Coal Resources of the United States, January 1, ," BulletinUnited States Geological Survey, pp. Pages on Peat. Cameron, C. () "Peat" in Mineral Resources of the Appalachian Region: Prof.

PaperUnited States Geological Survey, pp. Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content and since the s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine – a pit, and the.

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Paul. San Francisco: The Book Club of California. Fuller, Willard P., Judith Marvin, Julia G. Costello, and Foot-hill Resources. File Size: 1MB. Domestic coal industry: hearing before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on the impact of coal and electricity imports on the domestic coal industry, May 1.

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The coal reserve base in the Western United States is presented for coalbeds amenable to extraction by underground mining methods. The Federal Bureau of Mines has abstracted data on the quality and quantity of coal resources/reserves from numerous state and federal publications and modified such data as necessary to allow computer storage and retrieval.

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Methods and Models for Assessing Energy Resources covers the proceedings of the First IIASA Conference on Energy Resources, held on MayThis book mainly focuses on energy resources, such as coal, oil and natural gas, and uranium resources, and Book Edition: 1.

United States coal resources map Scale ,; 1 in. equals approx. 40 miles. Also shows "Coal industry facilities" and "Major natural gas pipelines." Insets: AlaskaHawaiiPuerto Rico and Virgin Islands.

Accompanied by: coal resources map supplement. Once gradual, the decline in coal mining appears to be picking up momentum. Coal production in the United States of million tons for January through March was the lowest in any quarter since Author: Clifford Krauss.

The following description concerns coal mining in the conterminous United States, although the changes in geologic conditions could be applicable in any coal mining region in the world. Introduction Coal is a sedimentary rock that occurs in layers of varying thickness, which can range from a barely visible streak to ten meters or more.

Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production).

The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the : William W. Adams. Abstract. In the s the US coal industry began to recover from the depression which, though not as traumatic as in other countries, affected it from the s on.

1 Indeed, after it was given great encouragement by successive administrations. After initially disappointing results production reached mt in but fell back to mt into mst (mt) in 2 Forecasts of Author: Peter James. Our nation's vast coal resources can be effectively used to move the United States towards the goal of energy independence.

The United States' annual demand for coal could nearly double to over 2 billion tons by and lessen our dependence on imported energy, if current forecasts are realized and new markets for coal gasifi cation and coal-to-liquids develop.InU.S. coal production was billion short tons, an average annual increase in coal production of percent per year (Table 1).

Of the coal ranks in Table 1, bituminous is relatively high-Btu coal mined mostly in the East and Midwest, subbituminous is medium-Btu coal mined only in the western states, lignite is low-Btu coal.Coal deposits of the United States.

Int. J. Coal. Geol., 8: The coal fields of the United States can be divided into six major provinces. The Appalachian and Interior Provinces contain dominantly bituminous coal in strata of Pennsylvanian age. The coal seams are relatively thin and are mined both by surface and underground by: 4.