Exhibit 99.1




      Brian L. Cantrell
      Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
      1717 South Boulder Avenue, Suite 400
      Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
      (918) 295-7673





Reports Record Annual Financial Results, Including 43.2% Increase to 2009 Net Income, and Strong Quarterly Financial Results, with Net Income Up 65.8% in the 2009 Fourth Quarter; Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution 2.0% to $0.775 Per Unit; and Provides Guidance for Continued Growth in 2010

TULSA, OKLAHOMA, January 27, 2010 – Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) today reported records for revenues, EBITDA and net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 (the “2009 Period”). Revenues for the 2009 Period rose 6.4% to a record $1.23 billion, compared to the year ended December 31, 2008 (the “2008 Period”). EBITDA and net income also reached record levels in the 2009 Period, as EBITDA increased 32.0% to $340.4 million and net income jumped 43.2% to $192.2 million, or $3.56 of net income per basic and diluted limited partner unit, both as compared to the 2008 Period. (For a discussion of our net income presentation and a definition of EBITDA and related reconciliations to comparable GAAP financial measures, please see the end of this release.)

ARLP also announced that, for the seventh consecutive quarter, the Board of Directors of its managing general partner increased the cash distribution to unitholders for the quarter ended December 31, 2009 (the “2009 Quarter”) to $0.775 per unit (an annualized rate of $3.10 per unit), payable on February 12, 2010 to all unitholders of record as of the close of trading on February 5, 2010. The announced distribution represents an 8.4% increase over the cash distribution of $0.715 for the quarter ended December 31, 2008 (the “2008 Quarter”) and a 2.0% increase over the cash distribution of $0.76 for the 2009 third quarter.

“For the ninth consecutive year, ARLP posted new records for revenues, EBITDA and net income – all against a backdrop of unprecedented economic decline and turmoil in the coal markets,” said Joseph W. Craft III, President and Chief Executive Officer. “I congratulate our organization for not only responding to the challenges we faced by delivering outstanding results in 2009, but also for positioning ARLP for future growth by strengthening our customer base and long-term sales contract position, reducing costs, bringing our new River View mine into production and progressing with development of our Tunnel Ridge mine. As demonstrated by these efforts, we remain focused on achieving ARLP’s primary goal of creating opportunities for sustainable growth in cash flow to provide strong distribution growth to our unitholders in the future.”


The following information was filed by Alliance Resource Partners Lp (ARLP) on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

View differences made from one year to another to evaluate Alliance Resource Partners Lp's financial trajectory

Compare SEC Filings Year-over-Year (YoY) and Quarter-over-Quarter (QoQ)
Sample 10-K Year-over-Year (YoY) Comparison

Compare this 10-K Annual Report to its predecessor by reading our highlights to see what text and tables were  removed  ,   added    and   changed   by Alliance Resource Partners Lp.


Never Miss A New SEC Filing Again

Real-Time SEC Filing Notifications
Screenshot taken from Gmail for a new 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Receive an e-mail as soon as a company files an Annual Report, Quarterly Report or has new 8-K corporate news.


We Highlighted This SEC Filing For You

SEC Filing Sentiment Analysis - Bullish, Bearish, Neutral
Screenshot taken from Wynn's 2018 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read positive and negative remarks made by management in their entirety without having to find them in a 10-K/Q.


Widen Your SEC Filing Reading Experience

Increased Reading Area for SEC Filings
Screenshot taken from Adobe Inc.'s 10-Q Quarterly Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Remove data columns and navigations in order to see much more filing content and tables in one view


Uncover Actionable Information Inside SEC Filings

SEC Filing Disclosures
Screenshot taken from Lumber Liquidators 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Read both hidden opportunities and early signs of potential problems without having to find them in a 10-K/Q


Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel Downloads

Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshots of actual 10-K and 10-Q SEC Filings in PDF, Word and Excel formats
Last10K.com Member Feature

Export Annual and Quarterly Reports to Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Excel for offline viewing, annotations and analysis


FREE Financial Statements

Download Annual and Quarterly Reports as PDF, Word and Excel Documents
Screenshot of actual balance sheet from company 10-K Annual Report
Last10K.com Member Feature

Get one-click access to balance sheets, income, operations and cash flow statements without having to find them in Annual and Quarterly Reports

Continue for FREE

Intrinsic Value Calculator

Intrinsic Value Calculator
Screenshot of intrinsic value for AT&T (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Intrinsic Value calculator estimates what an entire company is worth using up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine if a stock is overvalued or not


Financial Stability Report

Financial Stability Report
Screenshot of financial stability report for Coco-Cola (2019)
Last10K.com Member Feature

Our Financial Stability reports uses up to 10 years of financial ratios to determine the health of a company's EPS, Dividends, Book Value, Return on Equity, Current Ratio and Debt-to-Equity


Get a Better Picture of a Company's Performance

Financial Ratios
Available Financial Ratios
Last10K.com Member Feature

See how over 70 Growth, Profitability and Financial Ratios perform over 10 Years


Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account