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 27, 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):
Item 8.01. Other Events
On November 27, 2012, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ordered the transfer of the bankruptcy cases of Patriot Coal Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiaries administered under the caption In re: Patriot Coal Corporation (Case No. 12-12900) to the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
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: December 3, 2012