The Powder River basin is the largest coal-producing basin in the US and produces half of the coal used for US power generation. The coal is a cost-effective fuel choice for generators.

Price assessment details

What are the advantages of the Argus 8,800 PRB coal price assessments?

Argus’ Powder River basin coal price assessments provide the most transparent view of the physical market for PRB coal each week. The weekly assessments include all available physical coal trading activity for each week’s trading.

How is this assessment used?

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The Argus 8,800 PRB price assessment is widely used for supply agreements, transportation contracts and company transfer pricing. It is a preferred price for many mining firms and power generators, who rely on it for pricing physical supply.