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Peabody Energy Promotes Robert Reilly and Terry Bethel

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St. Louis, Mo., USA - October 19, 2007, St. Louis, Mo., USA - Peabody Energy announced that Robert L. Reilly has been named Senior VP of Business Development, and Terry L. Bethel has been named Senior VP of Resource Management and Real Estate Development.

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Mr. Reilly earned his Bachelor of Science in accountancy degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Reilly joined Peabody in 2000 as Director of Taxes and has also served as Vice President of Taxes; Vice President of Corporate Development; and Vice President of Southwestern U.S. Sales for Peabody's sales and marketing subsidiary. Mr. Reilly was named Senior Vice President of Business and Resource Development in August 2007.

Mr. Bethel holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting degree from Murray State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Bethel served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Peabody subsidiaries in Henderson, Ky., and Charleston, W.Va., as well as Vice President and Controller and Vice President of Administrative Services for Peabody in St. Louis. Mr. Bethel was an Audit Manager for Lattimore, Black, Maggart & Welch and a Senior Auditor for Price Waterhouse, both in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Bethel joined the company in 1981 as Senior Account