Alliance to Present at the 2012 Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics 11th Annual Pipeline, MLP and Energy Symposium

Wells Fargo Energy Conference 2012

TULSA, Okla.--()--Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) and Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ: AHGP) today announced that Brian L. Cantrell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will make a presentation at the 2012 Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics 11th Annual Pipeline, MLP and Energy Symposium in New York at approximately 11:20 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.

The audio portion of Mr. Cantrell's presentation will be available via webcast at http://cc.talkpoint.com/well001/120412a_hr/?entity=26_HNE51WD and for replay for 30 days following the conference. The related presentation will also be available December 4, 2012 on both ARLP's website (http://www.arlp.com) and AHGP's website (http://www.ahgp.com) under “Investor Information” and “Investor Presentations.”

About Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.

ARLP is a diversified producer and marketer of coal to major United States utilities and industrial users. ARLP, the nation's first publicly traded master limited partnership involved in the production and marketing of coal, is currently the third largest coal producer in the eastern United States with mining operations in the Illinois Basin, Northern Appalachian and Central Appalachian coal producing regions. ARLP operates eleven mining complexes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and West Virginia. ARLP is also constructing a new mine in southern Indiana and is purchasing and funding development of reserves, constructing surface facilities and making equity investments in a new mining complex in southern Illinois. In addition, ARLP operates a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mount Vernon, Indiana.

News, unit prices and additional information about ARLP, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, are available at http://www.arlp.com. For more information, contact the investor relations department of ARLP at (918) 295-7674 or via e-mail at investorrelations@arlp.com.

About Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.

AHGP is a limited partnership formed to own and control Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC, the managing general partner of ARLP, through which it holds a 1.98% general partner interest and the incentive distribution rights in ARLP. In addition, AHGP owns 15,544,169 common units of ARLP.

News, unit prices and additional information about AHGP, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, are available at http://www.ahgp.com. For more information, contact the investor relations department of Alliance Holdings GP at (918) 295-1415 or via e-mail at investorrelations@ahgp.com.

Contacts

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
Brian L. Cantrell, 918-295-7673

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Contacts

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
Brian L. Cantrell, 918-295-7673