Natural Resource Partners L.P. Declares Quarterly Distribution

        Natural Resource Partners L.P. Declares Quarterly Distribution

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2013

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:
NRP) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner has
declared a fourth quarter 2012 distribution of $0.55 per unit for NRP. The
distribution will be paid on February 14, 2013 to unitholders of record on
February 5, 2013.

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Company Profile
Natural Resource Partners L.P. is a master limited partnership headquartered
in Houston, TX, with its operations headquarters in Huntington, WV. NRP is
principally engaged in the business of owning and managing mineral reserve
properties. NRP primarily owns coal, aggregate and oil and gas reserves
across the United States that generate royalty income for the partnership.

For additional information, please contact Kathy H. Roberts at 713-751-7555 or
kroberts@nrplp.com. Further information about NRP is available on the
partnership's website at http://www.nrplp.com.

Withholding Information for Foreign Investors
This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation
Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent
(100.0%) of NRP's distributions to foreign investors as being attributable to
income that is effectively connected with a United States trade or business.
Accordingly, NRP's distributions to foreign investors are subject to federal
income tax withholding at the highest applicable rate.



SOURCE Natural Resource Partners L.P.

Website: http://www.nrplp.com