FAQs



FAQs

  • Coal is the most abundant natural resource in America, and it also is the nation's lowest cost fuel source for electricity generation. Because of this, coal has continued to maintain its historical dominance as the primary fuel for electricity generation. Coal is the fuel source for approximately half of the electricity generation industry.

    For more information about the benefits of coal, click here.
  • Alliance predominately serves major utilities and industrial users. For more information about coal sales, or if you are interested in speaking with someone about purchasing coal, click here.
  • We operate ten underground mining complexes in five states - Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and West Virginia and also operate a coal-loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

    For more information about our Mines and Facilities, click here.
  • The United States coal industry is highly competitive; there are numerous producers in all coal-producing regions. We compete with other coal producers primarily on the basis of coal price at the mine, coal quality, transportation cost from the mine to the customer and the reliability of supply.
  • To conduct our operations, as of February 11, 2016, we employed 4,200+ individuals. Our work force is entirely union-free.
  • Our coal is transported to our customers by rail (CSX, NS, PAL, WLE & EVWR), truck, and barge. Our mines are located in favorable geographic locations that minimize transportation costs for our customers.
  • Additional information about Alliance can be obtained by e-mailing Debbie King, who is also available via telephone at 918-295-7674, and via U.S Postal Service at Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., P.O. Box 22027, Tulsa, OK 74121-2027.

    Tax inquiries should be directed via e-mail to Stephen Fagg, or via telephone at 918-295-7629.

    For general questions about the website, please send an e-mail to Aaron Bond.