SOURCE: Royal Energy Resources, Inc.

Royal Energy Resources, Inc.

January 08, 2016 13:00 ET

Royal Energy Resources, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire General and Limited Partnership Interests in Rhino Resource Partners LP

CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - Jan 8, 2016) -  Royal Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ROYE) ("Royal") announced today that it has entered into a binding term sheet agreement ("Term Sheet") with Rhino Resource Partners LP ("Rhino") and Wexford Capital LP ("Wexford"), whereby Royal will acquire 6,769,112 issued and outstanding common units of Rhino currently owned by Wexford. The binding Term Sheet also includes the acquisition by Royal at a later date of all of the issued and outstanding membership interests of Rhino GP LLC, the general partner of Rhino, as well as 9,455,252 issued and outstanding subordinated units of Rhino currently owned by Wexford. Pursuant to the executed binding Term Sheet, Royal and Wexford agree to negotiate definitive agreements to finalize the contemplated transactions described above no later than January 15, 2016.

William Tuorto, Chief Executive Officer of Royal, stated, "We look forward to the opportunity to work with Rhino once the transactions are completed with Wexford. We plan to bring additional financial and market resources which, when combined with Rhino's existing operations, will provide us with the capability to strategically grow both companies as we move forward."

About Royal Energy Resources, Inc.
Royal Energy Resources, Inc. is focused on the acquisition of coal, gas and renewable energy assets that are profitable at current distressed prices. We believe that current market conditions present a rare opportunity to purchase high-quality assets at a fraction of their book or enterprise values. Additional information regarding Royal is available on its web site -

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