Lighthouse Resources Inc. -




  • Joint venture with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • 30 year mine history
  • Current annual production is 3.4 million metric tons
  • Operating and marketing responsibilities held by Lighthouse Resources
  • Long-term domestic contracts are in place
  • Expanding production for additional domestic and export markets
  • Rail loop served by Union Pacific
  • Higher quality coal than most Powder River Basin resources


Black Butte mine is in the Green River Basin in southwest Wyoming.

Black Butte is a 50/50 joint venture between Lighthouse Resources and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Lighthouse Resources operates the mine and is responsible for marketing.

The mine – a combination of dragline and truck and shovel stripping – produces about 3.4 million metric tons of coal each year. It is served by Union Pacific Railroad via an existing onsite rail loop.

Along with supplying the existing domestic market, Lighthouse Resources Inc. is working towards exporting coal from Black Butte to the international market.

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