Walter Energy, Inc. is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the steel industry from underground and surface mines with mineral reserves located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Company also extracts, processes, markets and/or possesses mineral reserves of thermal coal and anthracite coal, as well as produces metallurgical coke and coal bed methane gas. Its two segments include U.S. Operations, and Canadian and U.K. Operations. It operates five active coal mines, a coke plant and a coal bed methane extraction operation. The U.S. Operations segment includes the operations of its underground mines, surface mines, coke plant and natural gas operations located in Alabama and its underground and surface mining operations located in West Virginia. The Canadian and U.K. Operations segment includes three surface metallurgical coal mines in Northeast British Columbia's coalfields, which include the Wolverine Mine, the Brule Mine, and the Willow Creek Mine.