April 19, 2012
Natural Resource Partners L.P.
(NYSE:NRP) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner has declared a first quarter 2012 distribution of
per unit for NRP. The distribution will be paid on
May 14, 2012
to unitholders of record on
Natural Resource Partners L.P. is a master limited partnership headquartered in
, with its operations headquarters in
, 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.
Further information about NRP is available on the partnership's website at
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.