In this article we are going to list the 15 largest coal companies in the world. Click to skip ahead and jump to the 5 largest coal companies in the world.
The coal industry is one of the most controversial industries in the world, which may not be as big as it once was, but it is still one of the most important industries in the world as well. While the world, and economically developed countries in particular, have pushed for renewable energy resources to create electricity rather than relying on fossil fuels because of how damaging they are to the environment, coal is still responsible for at least 38% electricity generation in the world, and in 2019, actually registered a 2% increase in the seaborne coal trade. Of the fossil fuels, coal is easily the most prevalent, and accounts for 64% of the total recoverable fossil fuels in the world
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