Blaze Energy To Commence Operations At West Virginia Coal Mine; Annual Gross Revenues Projected Over $100 Million

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2013 /Coal Geology/ — Blaze Energy (OTC Markets: BLZE) today announced that, effective October 1, 2013, it has entered into a partnership agreement to process and sell coal at the GreenFields coal mine located in Gary, West Virginia. The GreenFields coal mine was previously owned and operated by U.S. Steel Corporation, depositing over its…

Rhino Resource Partners LP Announces Third Quarter Distribution, Earnings Release Date And Appointment Of Chief Executive Officer

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 21, 2013 /Coal Geology/ – Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO) (“Rhino” or the “Partnership”) today announced a cash distribution of $0.445 per common unit, or $1.78 per unit on an annualized basis.  This distribution will be paid on November 14, 2013 to all common unitholders of record as of the close of business on November 1, 2013 and no distribution will…

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) announces quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CoalGeology.Com– Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) has announced a regular quarterly dividend of 50.75 cents per share on the company’s common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2013, to shareholders of record Nov. 4, 2013. This marks 264 consecutive quarters – dating back to 1948 – that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is…

Michael L. Smith is now the President and Chief Executive Officer at Oglethorpe Power Corporation

Oglethorpe Power Corporation recently announced the appointment of Michael L. Smith as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Smith has an impressive career and has served of Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) as the President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005 during which GTC assets grew from $1.4 billion to $2.0 billion and set records for improved reliability and…

Arch Coal

Arch Coal’s West Elk mine sets another safety milestone

Safety comes first. Arch’s West Elk Mine proves just that by reaching another safety milestone when they surpassed 2 million hours worked without a lost-time safety incident on September 24, 2013. Congratulations! West Elk general manager Mr. Jim Miller remarked that it was the first time in the history of West Elk’s mining operations to achieve…