RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company
(NYSE: MEE) announced that its Chairman and CEO, Don L. Blankenship, will
appear as a speaker at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference on
September 8, 2005 in New York City. The conference will be webcast. Mr.
Blankenship's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:25 a.m. ET and can be
accessed via the following address:

Later that morning, Mr. Blankenship is scheduled to appear on CNBC's
Morning Call at approximately 10:20 a.m. ET. via live broadcast.

Massey Energy Company, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, with
operations in West Virginia, Kentucky and Virginia, is the fourth largest coal
company in the United States based on produced coal revenue.

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