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): March 6, 2006
ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNERS, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
File No.: 0-26823
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1717 South Boulder Avenue, Suite 600, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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ITEM 7.01. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the following information and the exhibits referenced therein is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and is not deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
On March 6, 2006, the Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (Partnership) announced Joseph W. Craft III, its President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at the Fifth Annual Master Limited Partnership Investor Conference in New York at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, March 9, 2006.
A live audio webcast of Mr. Crafts presentation will be available online at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/wa33/arlp/. A copy of the press release and presentation materials are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively, and will be available on the Partnerships website at www.arlp.com.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|99.1||Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. press release dated as of March 6, 2006.|
|99.2||Presentation materials for the Fourth Annual Master Limited Partnership Investor Conference|
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.|
Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC,
its managing general partner
/s/ Joseph W. Craft III
Joseph W. Craft III
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: March 9, 2006