Which Country has the Largest Coal Reserves

All the Regions having coal reserves are very important and noteworthy in the world. They provide a reasonable amount of energy to the world. China is the largest producer, but United States contained the largest reserves in it.It is used to generate electricity and some liquid fuels.There are two major methods of coal mining:

  1. Surface mining
  2. Underground mining

Method is adopted according to the requirement and area.

 

 

COAL MINING

According to an estimate united states has over 262 billions of coal which is sufficient for consumption over 200 years.

 

Oil Reserves Country Wise Graph

below is pie graphical representation , click to zoom

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At present round about 50% electricity used in USA is generated through coal. In addition it is used as raw material for producing methanol and gasoline etc. There is a list of some other countries having largest reserves .following countries are theĀ  prevalent producers and consumers.

  1. U.S.A
  2. China
  3. India
  4. Australia
  5. Indonesia
  6. Russia
  7. South Africa
  8. Germany
  9. Poland
  10. Kazakhstan

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