about us operations safety environment careers contact  


Company:  The Coteau Properties Company

Mine Name:  Freedom Mine

Annual Production:  Approximately 15 million tons, making the Freedom Mine the largest lignite mine in the United States.

Customer:  Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Coteau's lignite is sold to Dakota Coal Company, a subsidiary of Basin Electric, which then provides lignite to Basin Electric's Antelope Valley Station, a 900-megawatt electric€-generating plant; Leland Olds Station, a 650 €megawatt electric-generating plant; and the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, the nation's only commercial-scale coal-gasification plant.

Contact Us

The Coteau Properties Company
204 County Road 15
Beulah, ND  58523
Phone:  (701) 873-2281
Fax:  (701) 873-7226