Arch Coal 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 13, 2009 (November 12, 2009)
Arch Coal, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
One CityPlace Drive, Suite 300
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (314) 994-2700
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On November 12, 2009, Arch Coal, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it had agreed to lease 731 million tons of coal in the Otter Creek area of Montana from Great Northern Properties. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is attached hereto and furnished herewith.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.