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 26, 2012
Patriot Coal Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (314) 275-3600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On March 26, 2012, Patriot Coal Corporations (Patriot) Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mark N. Schroeder, will make a presentation at the Barclays 2012 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The slides to be discussed are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Patriot is furnishing this 8-K pursuant to Item 7.01, Regulation FD Disclosure. The information contained in this Current Report (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
The following exhibit relating to Item 7.01 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:
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.
Dated: March 26, 2012