Profile: Alliance Holdings GP LP (AHGP.O)
16 Mar 2018
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP), incorporated on November 10, 2005, is a limited partnership company. The Company owns directly and indirectly the members' interest in Alliance Resource Management GP, LLC (MGP), the managing general partner of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP). The Company's segments include Illinois Basin, Appalachia, and Other and Corporate. The Illinois Basin segment consists of mining complexes, including Webster County Coal's Dotiki mining complex; Gibson County Coal's mining complex, which includes the Gibson North mine and Gibson South mine; Warrior's mining complex; River View's mining complex and the Hamilton mining complex. The Appalachia segment consists of various operating segments, including the Mettiki mining complex, the Tunnel Ridge mining complex and the MC Mining mining complex. The Mettiki mining complex includes Mettiki Coal (WV)'s Mountain View mine and Mettiki Coal's preparation plant. Other and Corporate segment includes marketing and administrative activities, Alliance Service, Inc. (ASI) and its subsidiaries included in the Matrix Group, ASI's ownership of aircraft, the Mt. Vernon dock activities, coal brokerage activity, MAC, certain activities of Alliance Resource Properties, Wildcat Insurance, Alliance Minerals, and its affiliate, Cavalier Minerals.
The ARLP Partnership's Illinois Basin mining operations are located in western Kentucky, southern Illinois and southern Indiana. The ARLP Partnership operates approximately seven mining complexes in the Illinois Basin. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Webster County Coal, LLC (Webster County Coal), operates Dotiki, which is an underground mining complex located near the city of Providence in Webster County, Kentucky. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Warrior Coal, LLC (Warrior), operates an underground mining complex located near the city of Madisonville in Hopkins County, Kentucky. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, White County Coal, LLC (White County Coal), operates Pattiki, an underground mining complex located near the city of Carmi in White County, Illinois. The Hopkins complex is located near the city of Madisonville in Hopkins County, Kentucky. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Gibson County Coal, LLC (Gibson County Coal), operates the Gibson North mine, an underground mine located near the city of Princeton in Gibson County, Indiana. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, River View Coal, LLC (River View), operates the River View mine, which is located in Union County, Kentucky. Green River Collieries, LLC operates the Onton No. 9 mining complex located in Webster and Hopkins Counties, Kentucky. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Hamilton County Coal, LLC (Hamilton), operates Mine No. 1, which is an underground longwall mining operation producing sulfur coal from the Herrin No. 6 seam.
The ARLP Partnership's Appalachian mining operations are located in eastern Kentucky, Maryland and West Virginia. As of February 1, 2017, the ARLP Partnership operated three mining complexes in Appalachia. The MC Mining Complex is located near the city of Pikeville in Pike County, Kentucky. The Mettiki Complex comprises the Mountain View mine located in Tucker County, West Virginia operated by the ARLP Partnership's subsidiary Mettiki Coal (WV), LLC (Mettiki (WV)) and a preparation plant located near the city of Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland operated by its subsidiary Mettiki Coal, LLC (Mettiki (MD)). The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Tunnel Ridge, LLC (Tunnel Ridge), operates the Tunnel Ridge mine, an underground longwall mine in the Pittsburgh No. 8 coal seam, located near Wheeling, West Virginia.
Other and Corporate
The ARLP Partnership's subsidiary, Mt. Vernon, leases land and operates a coal loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mt. Vernon, Indiana. As of December 31, 2016, the terminal had a capacity of eight million tons per year with existing ground storage of approximately 60,000 to 70,000 tons. As of December 31, 2016, the terminal loaded approximately 3.6 million tons for customers of Gibson County Coal, Hamilton County Coal, Hopkins County Coal and White County Coal. The ARLP Partnership buys coal from non-affiliated producers throughout the eastern United States, which it then resells. The ARLP Partnership's subsidiaries, Matrix Design Group, LLC (Matrix Design) and its subsidiaries Matrix Design International, LLC and Matrix Design Africa (PTY) LTD, and Alliance Design Group, LLC (Alliance Design) (collectively the Matrix Design entities and Alliance Design are referred to as the Matrix Group), provide a range of mine products and services for the ARLP Partnership's mining operations and certain products and services to unrelated parties.
The Company competes with Arch Coal, Inc., CNX Coal Resources LP, CONSOL Energy, Inc., Contura Energy, Inc., Foresight Energy LP, Murray Energy, Inc. and Peabody Energy Corporation.
Alliance Holdings GP LP
PO Box 22027
TULSA OK 74121-2027