Patriot Coal to Announce Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2009

Jan 25, 2010, 18:43 ET from Patriot Coal Corporation

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Tuesday, February 2, 2010, Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) will announce results for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. A conference call with management is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time on Tuesday, February 2.

Participants may access the call using the following phone numbers:

U.S. & Canada (800) 230-1085

International (612) 234-9960

The call, replay and other investor data will also be available through the Company's website at

About Patriot Coal

Patriot Coal Corporation is the fourth largest producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 14 current complexes in Appalachia and the Illinois Basin. The Company ships to domestic and international electric utilities, industrial users and metallurgical coal customers, and controls approximately 1.8 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves. The Company's common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PCX.

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