WGL Midstream's ownership percentage would drop to 30 percent during fiscal year 2016 if other participants join the project as expected.The Stonewall investment becomes part of a WGL Midstream portfolio focused on capitalizing on the expanding demand for natural gas through investments in storage, transportation and other midstream assets. The Stonewall system has a capacity of up to 1.4 billion cubic feet of gas daily. The 67-mile system collects gas from West Virginia counties -- including Doddridge, Harrison and Lewis -- and connects with Columbia Gas Transmission, an extensive interstate transmission line that reaches markets across the mid-Atlantic region. Other Stonewall investors include M3 Midstream LLC ("Momentum") and Vega Energy Partners. M3 Midstream serves as majority owner and operates Stonewall Gas Gathering, LLC. About WGL Midstream WGL Midstream meets the expanding demand for natural gas through investment, management, development and optimization of natural gas storage and transportation projects. WGL Midstream's customers and counterparties include producers, utilities, LNG exporters, local distribution companies, power generators, wholesale energy suppliers, pipelines and storage facilities. About WGL WGL (NYSE: WGL), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a leading source for clean, efficient and diverse energy solutions. With activities and assets across the U.S., WGL consists of Washington Gas, WGL Energy, WGL Midstream and Hampshire Gas. WGL provides natural gas, electricity, green power and energy services, including generation, storage, transportation, distribution, supply and efficiency. Our calling as a company is to make energy surprisingly easy for our employees, our community and all our customers. Whether you are a homeowner or renter, small business or multinational corporation, state and local or federal agency, WGL is here to provide Energy Answers. Ask Us. For more information, visit us at www.wgl.com. Forward-Looking Statements This news release and other statements by us include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to the outlook for earnings, revenues, dividends and other future financial business performance or strategies and expectations. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as, but not limited to, "estimates," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "believes," "plans," and similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "should," "would," and "could." Although we believe such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, we cannot give assurance that every objective will be achieved. Forward-looking statements speak only as of today, and we assume no duty to update them. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions and the factors discussed under the "Risk Factors" heading in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and other documents that we have filed with, or furnished to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.