WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., September 20 /CNW/ - National Fuel Gas Company's
(NYSE: NFG) Board of Directors today approved payment of a regular quarterly
dividend of 31 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is
payable October 15, 2007, to shareholders of record on September 28, 2007.
The company has approximately 83.5 million shares of common stock
outstanding. It has no preferred stock outstanding.
National Fuel has paid dividends for 105 consecutive years and has
increased its annual dividend for 37 straight years. In June 2007, the
dividend was increased 3.3 percent.
National Fuel is an integrated energy company with $3.8 billion in assets
comprising five principal operating segments: Utility, Pipeline and Storage,
Exploration and Production, Energy Marketing, and Timber. Additional
information about the company is available at http://www.nationalfuelgas.com
or through its investor information service at 1 (800) 334-2188.
For further information:
For further information: National Fuel Gas Company Media: Julie Coppola
Cox, 716-857-7079 or Analyst: James C. Welch, 716-857-6987