Westmoreland Announces Restructuring of ROVA Contracts

  Westmoreland Announces Restructuring of ROVA Contracts

Business Wire

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- December 23, 2013

Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM:WLB) today announced that it has entered
into an agreement with Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion
(NYSE:D), to restructure the remaining five years of the ROVA I and ROVA II
contract to allow the energy component of the contract to be supplied from
outside sources. The restructured contract provides long-term benefit to ROVA,
Dominion and its customers.

About Westmoreland Coal Company

Westmoreland Coal Company is the oldest independent coal company in the United
States. The Company’s coal operations include sub-bituminous coal mining in
the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming, and lignite mining operations
in Montana, North Dakota Pand Texas. Its power operations include ownership of
the two-unit ROVA coal-fired power plant in North Carolina. For more
information, visit www.westmoreland.com.

Contact:

Westmoreland Coal Company
Kevin Paprzycki, 855-922-6463
 
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