SunCoke Energy Changes Time Of Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Release And Conference Call From Pre-Market To After-Market

SunCoke Energy (NYSE: SXC) will release fourth quarter 2011 financial results after market close on Thursday, February 2, 2012. The Company will hold its investor conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 p.m. Central Time) on the same day. This is a change from the previously indicated time of 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m.)

Subsequent to providing updated 2011 guidance on January 10, 2012, the Company identified billing and inventory post-closing adjustments at its Indiana Harbor operations. This is expected to impact 2011 earnings by approximately $11 million (net of income attributable to noncontrolling interests) on a pre-tax basis. The Company believes these issues will not have a material impact on future results and reaffirms its 2012 guidance.

This conference call will be webcast live and archived for replay on www.suncoke.com in the Investor Relations section of the website. Participants can listen in by dialing 1-800-471-6718 (domestic) or 1-630-691-2735 (international) and referencing confirmation 31517686. Please log in or dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure a connection. A replay of the call will be available for seven days by calling 1-888-843-7419 (domestic) or 1-630-652-3042 (international) and referencing confirmation 31517686#.

SUNCOKE ENERGY, INC.

SunCoke Energy, Inc. is the largest independent producer of metallurgical coke in the Americas, with about 50 years of experience supplying coke to the integrated steel industry. Our advanced, heat recovery cokemaking process produces high-quality coke for use in steelmaking, captures waste heat for derivative energy resale and meets or exceeds environmental standards. Our cokemaking facilities are located in Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Vitoria, Brazil, and our coal mining operations, which have more than 100 million tons of proven and probable reserves, are located in Virginia and West Virginia. To learn more about SunCoke Energy, Inc., visit our website at www.suncoke.com.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Some of the statements included in this press release constitute “forward looking statements” (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended). Such forward-looking statements are based on management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available. You should not put undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as the words “believe,” “expect,” “plan,” “project,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” “continue,” “may,” “will,” “should” or the negative of these terms or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions.

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