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Massey Energy Company Announces Annual Meeting of Stockholders

RICHMOND, Va., May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it will hold its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 9 a.m. EDT at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) All stockholders who owned Massey Energy common stock at the close of business on March 19, 2010, the record date fixed for the Annual Meeting, are entitled to vote. We encourage everyone who is eligible to vote.

Mailing of the Company's proxy materials commenced on April 19, 2010. If you are a stockholder of record and you have not received your proxy materials, please contact the bank or broker through which you held your shares, or if you are a registered stockholder contact the Company's registrar and transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, at 1-800-813-2847.

The Annual Meeting is open to stockholders who held Massey Energy common stock as of the record date. If you plan to attend the Annual Meeting you will be asked to provide valid picture identification, such as a driver's license or passport, together with the admission ticket/proxy card included with the materials sent to you for the Annual Meeting.

The public and the media are invited to listen to the Company's webcast of the Annual Meeting which will subsequently be posted on the Investors Relations section of the Company's website at http://www.masseyenergyco.com.

Details ------- What: Massey Energy Company's 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Time: 9:00 a.m. EDT How: Log on to the Web Go to the URL: http://www.masseyenergyco.com Go to Investor Relations/Webcasts A replay of the webcast will be available on Massey Energy's Replay: website.

If you have any questions, please call Massey Energy's Investor Relations Department at 1-866-814-6512.

Company Description: Massey Energy Company, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, is the largest coal producer in Central Appalachia and is included in the S&P 500 Index.

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