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Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Increases First Quarter 2019 Unitholder Distribution to $0.535 Per Unit

Company Release - 4/26/2019 4:15 PM ET

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) today announced that the Board of Directors of ARLP’s general partner approved an increased cash distribution to its unitholders for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 (the "2019 Quarter").

ARLP unitholders will receive a cash distribution for the 2019 Quarter of $0.535 per unit (an annualized rate of $2.14 per unit), payable on May 15, 2019 to all unitholders of record as of the close of trading on May 8, 2019. The announced distribution represents a 3.9% increase over the cash distribution declared of $0.515 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 and a 0.9% increase over the cash distribution declared of $0.53 for the quarter ended December 31, 2018.

As previously announced, ARLP will report financial results for the 2019 Quarter before the market opens on Monday, April 29, 2019 and Alliance management will discuss these results during a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern that same day.

To participate in the conference call, dial (877) 506-1589 and request to be connected to the Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. earnings conference call. Canadian callers should dial (855) 669-9657 and all other International callers should dial (412) 317-5240 and request to be connected to the same call. Investors may also listen to the call via the “investor information” section of ARLP’s website at http://www.arlp.com.

An audio replay of the conference call will be available for approximately one week. To access the audio replay, dial US Toll Free (877) 344-7529; International Toll (412) 317-0088; Canada Toll Free (855) 669-9658 and request to be connected to replay access code 10130398.

This announcement is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b), with 100% of the partnership’s distributions to foreign investors attributable to gross income, gain or loss that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business. Accordingly, ARLP’s distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal income tax withholding at the highest applicable tax rate.

About Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.

ARLP is a diversified natural resource company that generates income from coal production and oil and gas mineral interests located in strategic producing regions across the United States.

ARLP generates income from coal produced at eight mining complexes it currently operates in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and West Virginia. ARLP also operates a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mount Vernon, Indiana. ARLP markets its coal production to major domestic and international utilities and industrial users and is currently the second largest coal producer in the eastern United States.

ARLP generates royalty income from mineral interests it owns in premier oil and gas producing regions in the United States, primarily the Anadarko, Permian, Williston and Appalachian basins.

In addition, ARLP also generates income from a variety of other sources.

News, unit prices and additional information about ARLP, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), 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.

Brian L. Cantrell
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
(918) 295-7673

Source: Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.