Energy Update for Nov. 12

Haul trucks at the Black Thunder mine in Wyoming prepare to dump a payload of coal into a “hopper,” which will crush the large chunks and deliver the raw fuel to a train silo via conveyor. (Dustin Bleizeffer)
Spot Price: Coal

Spot Price: PRB Coal

Week Ending 11/5/2021
$14.40 / Short Ton

Week Ending 10/29/2021
$14.40 / Short Ton

(Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration)

Wyoming Coal Production

Week Ending 11/6/2021
4,628 Thousand Short Tons

Week Ending 11/7/2020
4,161 Thousand Short Tons

Year to Date (2021):
198,548 Thousand Short Tons

Year to Date (2020):
185,331 Thousand Short Tons

U.S. Year to Date (2021):
495,908 Thousand Short Tons

U.S. Year to Date (2020):
455,045 Thousand Short Tons

(Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration)

Rig Count

Rig Count

Campbell County:
3 rig(s)
(3 horizontal)
11/12/2021

Converse County:
8 rig(s)
(7 horizontal, 1 vertical)
11/12/2021

Wyoming:
15 rig(s)
(13 horizontal, 2 vertical)
11/12/2021

U.S.:
556 rig(s)
(35 directional, 499 horizontal, 22 vertical)
11/12/2021

(Source: Baker Hughes Rig Count)

Spot Price: Oil

Spot Prices: Oil & Natural Gas

WTI Crude (Cushing, Oklahoma)¹
$81.96 / Barrel
11/8/2021

Wyoming Crude Oil²
Sweet: $76.00 / Barrel
General Sour: $65.30 / Barrel
11/11/2021

Henry Hub Natural Gas (Erath, Louisiana)³
$5.51 / Million BTU
10/2021

¹(Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration)
²(Source: Oil Monster a ScrapMonster Product)
³(Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration)