FORESIGHT ENERGY LP (NYSE:FELP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

FORESIGHT ENERGY LP (NYSE:FELP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Appointment of Mr. Jeremy J. Harrison as Principal Financial Officer

On September 30, 2017, Mr. Jeremy J. Harrison was appointed Chief Accounting Officer of Foresight Energy GP LLC (the “General Partner”) the general partner of Foresight Energy LP (the “Partnership”), effective September 30, 2017. Additionally, the board of directors of the General Partner has appointed Mr. Harrison as the principal financial officer of the General Partner, also effective September 30, 2017. Concurrently with Mr. Harrison’s appointment to these positions, and as previously announced, Mr. James T. Murphy will cease serving as the Chief Accounting Officer and the principal financial officer of the General Partner.

Mr. Harrison, age 36, has served as the Chief Accounting Officer of Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray”) since August 2017. Mr. Harrison previously served as Corporate Controller of Murray from 2015 to 2017. Prior to his position at Murray, Mr. Harrison was employed as a senior manager at a regional public accounting firm. Mr. Harrison is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration from John Carroll University.

There are no understandings or arrangements between Mr. Harrison and any other person to which Mr. Harrison was appointed principal financial officer.

TherearenofamilyorotherrelationshipsbetweenMr.Harrisonandthe Partnership or its subsidiaries that would requiredisclosureunderItem401(d) of Regulation S-K or any transactions that would require disclosure under Item404(a)ofRegulationS-K.


About FORESIGHT ENERGY LP (NYSE:FELP)

Foresight Energy LP is engaged in the mining and marketing of coal from reserves and operations located in the Illinois Basin. The Company controls over three billion tons of coal in the state of Illinois. Its reserves consist principally of over three contiguous blocks of high heat content (high Btu) thermal coal, which are used for longwall operations. Thermal coal is used by power plants and industrial steam boilers to produce electricity or process steam. The Company operates over four underground mining complexes in the Illinois Basin, including Williamson, which is located in southern Illinois near the town of Marion; Sugar Camp, which is located in southern Illinois approximately 10 miles north of Williamson; Hillsboro, which is located in central Illinois near the town of Hillsboro, and Macoupin, which is located in central Illinois near the town of Carlinville. Williamson, Sugar Camp and Hillsboro are longwall operations, and Macoupin is a continuous miner operation.

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