July 11, 2008

Massey Energy to Announce Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

RICHMOND, Va., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company will announce its second quarter 2008 financial results after the market closes on July 31, 2008. A press release detailing the quarterly results will be distributed through the wire services and media and will also be available on the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.masseyenergyco.com/.

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Members of Massey's management team will hold a conference call to review the second quarter results on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to listen to the conference call as it is broadcast live on the Internet. Details on how to access the conference call webcast are provided below:

                                  Details    What:      Massey Energy's Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call    Date:      Friday, August 1, 2008    Time:      11:00 a.m. ET    How:       Log on to the Web              1.) Go to the URL http://www.masseyenergyco.com/              2.) Go to Investor Relations, select Webcasts/Presentations   

Replay: A replay of the conference call will also be available following the live broadcast at the same web address.

Questions should be directed to Massey's Investor Relations department by calling (866) 814-6512 or by sending an email to [email protected] .

Company Description

Massey Energy Company, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, is the fourth largest coal company in the United States based on produced coal revenue.

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Massey Energy Company

CONTACT: Roger Hendriksen, Director, Investor Relations of Massey EnergyCompany, +1-804-788-1824

Web site: http://www.masseyenergyco.com/