Patriot Coal to Participate in Conferences

Mar 08, 2011, 16:05 ET from Patriot Coal Corporation

ST. LOUIS, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that it will participate in the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. 2011 Global Resources & Infrastructure Conference on Monday, March 14 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.  Additionally, Patriot's President & Chief Executive Officer, Richard M. Whiting, will participate in a metallurgical coal panel at the Platts 19th Annual Coal Properties & Investment conference, to be held at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, March 15 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

About Patriot Coal

Patriot Coal Corporation is a leading producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 14 current mining complexes in Appalachia and the Illinois Basin.  The Company ships to domestic and international electricity generators, 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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