WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) today approved payment of a regular quarterly dividend of 41.5 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable April 13, 2018, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 29, 2018. The Company has approximately 85.8 million shares of common stock outstanding. It has no preferred stock outstanding. 

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held today, the Company announced preliminary results of the stockholder vote on three management proposals and one stockholder proposal. Approved were the election of Philip C. Ackerman, Stephen E. Ewing, and Rebecca Ranich as directors for terms to expire in 2021; advisory approval of named executive officer compensation; and ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm. The stockholder proposal was not approved.

National Fuel is a diversified energy company headquartered in Western New York that operates an integrated collection of natural gas and oil assets across five business segments: Exploration & Production, Pipeline & Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing.Additional information about National Fuel is available at www.nationalfuelgas.com.
Analyst Contact: Brian M. Welsch 716-857-7875
Media Contact:  Karen L. Merkel 716-857-7654

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