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Energy Resources: Coal

This guide originally created by Rick Keogh provides information on energy resources. Primary emphasis is the United States, with some global resources.

Recommended Books

Industry Profiles

These databases will direct you to in-depth information on various sectors of the coal mining industry.

Articles & Databases

The resources below will assist you in researching company and industry information for the coal industry.  You can also obtain full-text articles which are constantly updated.

Other Industry Background

These industry "snapshot" narratives provide additional information about industries dealing with the coal industry.

Other Useful Resources

Links to sites for useful information on the coal industry.

Videos on Coal

These Films on Demand videos touch on various aspects of coal as a fuel .  To access them, type the titles below in the searchbox in the upper right hand corner.

  • "Coal Gas"
  • "Cleaner Coal = Cleaner Environment"
  • "Empires of Industry: The Legacy of King Coal"
  • "Ways With Coal"

  Additional videos may be located using keyword searching.