Patriot Coal to Participate in Simmons & Co. Conference

Feb 23, 2012, 16:05 ET from Patriot Coal Corporation

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that it will participate in the Simmons & Co. Twelfth Annual Energy Conference on Thursday, March 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, and its President & Chief Executive Officer, Richard M. Whiting, will participate in a coal panel at the conference on Friday, March 2 at 10:20 a.m. Pacific Time.

About Patriot Coal

Patriot Coal Corporation is a leading producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 13 active 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 1.9 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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