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Full title: Order Approving Application For Compensation (Related Doc#310) for Aurora Management Partners, Inc., Financial Advisor, Period: 9/1/2020 to 11/15/2020, Fees awarded: $310,497.50, Expenses awarded: $22,428.29; Awarded on 1/25/2021 Signed on 1/25/2021. (klt) (Entered: 01/25/2021)

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310] (the “Application”) of Aurora Management Partners (“Aurora”) for allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses; and it appearing to the Court that all of the requirements of sections 327, 328, 330, 331 and 503(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as Bankruptcy Rule 2016 and Local Rule 2016-1, have been satisfied; and it further appearing that the fees and expenses incurred were reasonable and necessary; and this Court having jurisdiction to consider the Application and the relief requested therein pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334; and consideration of the Application and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(b) and a related proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(a); and venue being proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and due and proper notice of the Application having been provided; and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and after due 1 The Debtors in these cases, along with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: FM Coal, LLC (1768); Cane Creek, LLC (3207); M. S. & R. Equipment Co., Inc. (3487); Cedar Lake Mining, Inc. (6132); Best Coal, Inc. (2487); and Xinergy of Alabama, Inc. (3009).Aurora is granted interim allowance of compensation in the amount of $310,497.50 and reimbursement of expenses in the amount of $22,428.29, for total compensation and expenses of $332,925.79 (the “Interim Award”).The total aggregate amount of compensation and expenses paid to Aurora to date is $271,096.97.The remaining balance of compensation and expenses owed to Aurora for the payment of the Interim Award is $61,828.82. 3.

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION In re: ) ) Chapter 11 FM COAL, LLC, et al.,1 ) ) Case No. 20-02783 (TOM) Debtors. ) ) Jointly Administered ORDER APPROVING FIRST INTERIM FEE APPLICATION OF AURORA MANAGEMENT PARTNERS FOR COMPENSATION EARNED AND EXPENSES INCURRED AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO THE DEBTORS FOR THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 THROUGH NOVEMBER 15, 2020 Upon consideration of the first interim fee application [Docket No. 310] (the “Application”) of Aurora Management Partners (“Aurora”) for allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses; and it appearing to the Court that all of the requirements of sections 327, 328, 330, 331 and 503(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as Bankruptcy Rule 2016 and Local Rule 2016-1, have been satisfied; and it further appearing that the fees and expenses incurred were reasonable and necessary; and this Court having jurisdiction to consider the Application and the relief requested therein pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334; and consideration of the Application and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(b) and a related proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §157(a); and venue being proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and due and proper notice of the Application having been provided; and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and after due 1 The Debtors in these cases, along with the last four digits of each Debtor’s federal tax identification number, are: FM Coal, LLC (1768); Cane Creek, LLC (3207); M. S. & R. Equipment Co., Inc. (3487); Cedar Lake Mining, Inc. (6132); Best Coal, Inc. (2487); and Xinergy of Alabama, Inc. (3009).

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deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefore; it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED THAT: 1. The Application is APPROVED as provided herein. 2. Aurora is granted interim allowance of compensation in the amount of $310,497.50 and reimbursement of expenses in the amount of $22,428.29, for total compensation and expenses of $332,925.79 (the “Interim Award”). The total aggregate amount of compensation and expenses paid to Aurora to date is $271,096.97. The remaining balance of compensation and expenses owed to Aurora for the payment of the Interim Award is $61,828.82. 3. The Debtor is authorized to, and shall, pay the Interim Award to Aurora, less any portion of the Interim Award previously paid to Aurora. 4. The Interim Award is awarded on an interim basis only and the Interim Award shall remain subject to the entry of final award by the Court. All parties’ rights are reserved, with respect to (i) any amount sought in the Application but not included in the Interim Award, and (ii) any further interim or final fee application filed by Aurora. 5. This Court retains jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising from or related to the implementation of this Order. 6. This Order shall be effective immediately upon entry. Dated: January 25, 2021. /s/ Tamara O. Mitchell TAMARA O. MITCHELL UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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