Massey Comments on Strategic Opportunities

Oct 19, 2010, 10:34 ET from Massey Energy Company

JULIAN, W.Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today released the following statement in response to reports that the company is exploring strategic opportunities:

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Our Board of Directors and management team are always focused on opportunities to create shareholder value.  However, we do not comment on specific opportunities.

We are very proud of our company, our members, and our support of the communities in which we operate.  

Massey Energy Company, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, is the largest coal producer in Central Appalachia and is included in the S&P 500 Index.  

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