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Patriot Coal Moves Corporate Headquarters To West Virginia

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) announced that effective January 1, 2015 its operations office in Scott Depot, West Virginia has also become the Company's corporate headquarters. 

"The move from St. Louis will accomplish dual objectives of reducing administrative costs and positioning the corporate headquarters in closer proximity to our mining operations and customers," said Patriot President and CEO Bennett K. Hatfield.  "The transition of corporate office functions began in November and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2015."

The address of the new Patriot corporate headquarters is PO Box 1001, 63 Corporate Centre Drive, Scott Depot, West Virginia 25560.

About Patriot Coal

Patriot Coal Corporation is a producer and marketer of coal in the eastern United States, with 8 active mining complexes in Northern and Central Appalachia.  Patriot ships to domestic and international electricity generators, industrial users and metallurgical coal customers, and controls approximately 1.4 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves.



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