Rhino Resource Partners LP (the Partnership) was formed to control and operate coal properties and related assets. The Company produces, processes and sells coal of various steam and metallurgical grades. It markets its steam coal primarily to electric utility companies as fuel for their steam-powered generators. Customers for its metallurgical coal are primarily steel and coke producers who use the Company�s coal to produce coke, which is used as a raw material in the steel manufacturing process. Rhino Resource Partners LP has a diverse asset base with coal reserves located in Central Appalachia, Northern Appalachia, the Illinois Basin and the Western Bituminous region. It is managed and operated by its general partner, Rhino GP LLC. Wexford Capital LP is the Company�s investment advisor. In June 2011, the Company acquired Elk Horn Coal Company, LLC.