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Blue Creek Transformational Strategic Investment with Unparalleled Return Profile February 2020 Forward Looking Statements These slides contain, and the Companys officers and representatives may from time to time make, forward -looking

  1. Blue Creek Transformational Strategic Investment with Unparalleled Return Profile February 2020

  2. Forward Looking Statements These slides contain, and the Company’s officers and representatives may from time to time make, forward -looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in these slides that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements and are based on current market conditions and are therefore subject to change, including demand for metallurgical coal, High-Vol A metallurgical coal or otherwise, and projected or expected results or returns from the development of Blue Creek, including expected production levels, expected cost position, expected mine life, projected internal rate of return, projected net present value and projected payback. Forward looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain and depend upon important estimates and assumptions concerning our financial and operating results. No representations or warranties are made by us as to the accuracy of any such forward-looking statements. The inclusion of this information should not be regarded as an indication that we consider it to be necessarily predictive of actual future results. The words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,” “estimate,” “project,” “target,” “foresee,” “should,” “would,” “could,” “potential,” or “outlook,” “guidance” or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statements are not forward-looking. These forward-looking statements represent management’s good faith expectations, projections, guidance or beliefs concerning future events, and it is possible that the results described in these slides will not be achieved. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside of the Company’s control, that co uld cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward- looking statements, including, without limitation, fluctuations or changes in the pricing or demand for the Company’s co al (or met coal generally) by the global steel industry; federal and state tax legislation; changes in interpretation or assumptions and/or updated regulatory guidance regarding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; legislation and regulations relating to the Clean Air Act and other environmental initiatives; regulatory requirements associated with federal, state and local regulatory agencies, and such agenci es’ authority to order temporary or permanent closure of the Company’s mines or temporary or permanent suspension of the Blue Creek Project; operational, logistical, geological, permit, license, labor and weather-related factors, including equipment, permitting, site access, operational risks and new technologies related to mining; inaccuracies in the Company’s estimates of its met coal res erves; significant cost increases and fluctuations, and delay in the delivery of raw materials, mining equipment and purchased components; competition and foreign currency fluctuations; fluctuations in the amount of cash the Company generates from operations; the Company’s ability to comply with covenants in its ABL Facility or indenture relating to its senior secured notes; adequate li quidity and the cost, availability and access to capital and financial markets; failure to obtain or renew surety bonds on acceptable terms, which could affect the Company’s ability to secure reclamation a nd coal lease obligations; costs associated with litigation, including claims not yet asserted; and other factors described in the Company’s Form 10 -K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), which could cause the Company’s actual results from the development of Blue Creek to differ materially from thos e contained in any forward- looking statement. The Company’s filings with the SEC are available on its website at and on the SEC's website at Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and, except as required by law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for the Company to predict all such factors. Non-GAAP Financial Measures This presentation contains certain Non- GAAP financial measures that are used by the Company’s management when evaluating results of operations and cash flows. Non-GAAP financial measures should not be construed as being more important than comparable GAAP measures. The definition of these Non-GAAP financial measures and detailed reconciliations of these Non-GAAP financial measures to comparable GAAP financial measures can be found in the Appendix and the Company’s filings with the SEC. 2

  3. Blue Creek Provides High-Return Growth Opportunity via World-Class Asset¹  1 One of the Last Remaining Large-Scale (4.3 Mst p.a.), Untapped Premium HVA Mines in the U.S.  2 Increases Production Capacity by ~54% and Adds ~50 Years of Expected Production²  3 Projected to Create Significant Stockholder Value with >$1.0B NPV (>$20.00/sh) and ~30% IRR  4 First Quartile Cash Cost Position Projected to Drive Industry Leading EBITDA Margins of >50%  5 Enhances Warrior’s Unique Value Proposition as a Strategic Supplier to Global Steel Industry  6 Allows Customers to Load 3 Premium Coal Qualities at Single Port from Single Supplier  7 Provides Exposure to Attractive HVA Supply-Demand Fundamentals  8 Warrior’s Strong Financial Position Allows Flexibility and Optionality to Fund Blue Creek Source: Company information Note: Mst p.a. represents millions of short tons per annum. ¹ These returns are based on an assumed metallurgical coal price of $150 per metric tonne and one longwall operation, are for 3 illustrative purposes only and are based on certain assumptions that may change, including due to future developments. See footnote on page 7 for important qualifications. ² Based on average of first 10 years of production capacity of 4.3 Mst p.a.

  4. Warrior Has a Proven Track Record and the Financial Strength to Develop Blue Creek Warrior Has Delivered Since 2016 Significant Value Creation for Stockholders…  240% Production Growth Total Shareholder Return ⁴  Industry Leading EBITDA Margins 167 %  (54)% Unparalled FCF Conversion²  Selected Peers ⁵ Outperformed Selected Peers ⁵ and Market 56 % Since Warrior IPO S&P 500 Pro Forma w/ WP Production …While Maintaining Strong Balance Sheet and Capacity³ Liquidity Position ~12.3 Mst 2016 Production 6 2.5 Mst $ 310M As of 2019 FY 2019 Production 8.5 Mst Cash Available Credit Source: Company filings, market data as of January 22, 2020 Note: 1 short ton is equivalent to 0.907185 metric tonnes. Mst p.a. represents millions of short tons per annum. ¹ Adj. EBITDA margin is defined as Adjusted EBITDA divided by total revenue. ² FCF conversion is defined as 4 free cash flow divided by Adjusted EBITDA. ³ Pro forma current production capacity of 8.0 Mst, plus average of first 10 years of production capacity of 4.3 Mst p.a. from Blue Creek. ⁴ Total shareholder return calculated as aggregate share price appreciation plus dividends received since IPO. Warrior has paid three special dividends including $600M ($11.21/share) on November 22, 2017, $350M ($6.53/share) on April 20, 2018 and $230M ($4.41/share) on May 14, 2019. ⁵ Represents average of selected peers including Arch, Alliance, CONSOL, Peabody and Contura. 6 Represents last 9 months of production as of 31-Dec-2016.

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  6. Blue Creek is a World-Class Project What Makes Blue Creek World-Class? Blue Creek Benefits from Existing Infrastructure and Logistics Advantage 4.3 Mst p.a. Production Capacity 1 ~300 miles from  Large-Scale   Port of Mobile vs.  Based on Single Longwall Blue Creek ~400 miles distance for CAPP producers to east coast ports Tier 1 HVA with High CSR Premium Product Unmatched Product Quality 4 North 1 st Quartile Cash Costs Low Cost Seaborne Met Coal Cost Curve² 7 Mine ALABAMA 4 Mine Warrior ~50 Year Expected Mine Life Long Life Based on 4.3Mst p.a. of Production 1 ~300 miles Robust and low-cost outbound logistics, with optionality, ensures  Double Production via 2 nd Longwall customers receive their coals on time and in full Expandable Port of Mobile Achieves economies of scale with existing operations nearby  Supported by 174Mst of Reserves Source: Company information, Clarksons 6 1 Based on average of first 10 years of production capacity. ² Cost curve information sourced from Clarksons as of December 31, 2018.

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