AGL Resources Board of Directors Increases Dividend


    


    
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<p><location>ATLANTA</location>, <chron>Feb. 4</chron> /CNW/ -- The Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE:   AGL) has approved an increase of <money>$0.04</money> per share, or 2.3 percent, in the annual dividend rate on the company's common stock, to an indicated annual dividend of <money>$1.76</money> per share. The new quarterly dividend rate of <money>$0.44</money> per share is effective for the dividend payable <chron>March 1, 2010</chron>, to shareholders of record at the close of business on <chron>February 19, 2010</chron>.</p>
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<p>The dividend payment will mark the 249th consecutive quarterly dividend the company has paid since 1948.</p>
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    About AGL Resources
    
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<p>AGL Resources (NYSE:   AGL), an Atlanta-based energy services company, serves approximately 2.3 million customers in six states. The company also owns Houston-based Sequent Energy Management, an asset manager serving natural gas wholesale customers throughout <location>North America</location>. As an 85-percent owner in the SouthStar partnership, AGL Resources markets natural gas to consumers in <location>Georgia</location> under the <location>Georgia</location> Natural Gas brand. The company also owns and operates <person>Jefferson Island</person> Storage & Hub, a high-deliverability natural gas storage facility near the Henry Hub in Louisiana. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.aglresources.com">www.aglresources.com</a>.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Financial: Steve Cave, Vice President, Finance, Office: +1-404-584-3801, Cell: +1-678-642-4258, or scave@aglresources.com, Media: Alan Chapple, Office: +1-404-584-4095, Cell: +1-404-783-3011, or achapple@aglresources.com, both of AGL Resources Inc. Web Site: http://www.aglresources.com

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