October 15, 2008

International Coal Group Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. will release its third quarter results for 2008 after the market closes on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call and Internet webcast on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The audio can be accessed by going to the Company's Web site at http://www.intlcoal.com/. Listeners should go to the Web site at least fifteen minutes before this event to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. There is no charge for access to this event. For those unable to attend the live broadcast, the call will be archived on the Company's Web site.

ICG is a leading producer of coal in Northern and Central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin. The Company has 13 active mining complexes, of which 12 are located in Northern and Central Appalachia, and one in Central Illinois. ICG's mining operations and reserves are strategically located to serve utility, metallurgical and industrial customers throughout the eastern United States.

International Coal Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Ira Gamm, Vice President - Investor and Public Relations,+1-304-760-2619

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