The Board of Directors of Penn Virginia Resource GP, LLC, general partner of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P., (NYSE:PVR), today announced a $0.025 per unit increase in its quarterly distribution to $0.375, or $1.50 per unit on an annualized basis. The distribution covers the period April 1 through June 30, 2006, and is payable on August 14, 2006 to unitholders of record August 4, 2006. This represents a seven percent increase over the distribution for the first quarter of 2006 and a 15 percent increase over the distribution for the second quarter of 2005.
Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) is a master limited partnership formed by Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA). The Partnership manages coal properties and related assets and operates a midstream natural gas gathering and processing business. PVR is headquartered in Radnor, PA. For more information about PVR, visit the Partnership's website at www.pvresource.com.