NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY
NYSE : NFG

NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY

September 08, 2005 15:45 ET

National Fuel Declares Quarterly Dividend

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.--(CCNMatthews - Sep 8, 2005) -

National Fuel Gas Company's (NYSE:NFG) Board of Directors today approved payment of a regular quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable October 15, 2005, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2005.

The company has approximately 84.1 million shares of common stock outstanding. It has no preferred stock outstanding.

National Fuel has paid dividends for 103 consecutive years and has increased its annual dividend for 35 straight years. In June 2005, the dividend was increased 3.57 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.

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  • National Fuel Gas Company
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    Julie Coppola Cox, 716-857-7079
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    Margaret Suto, 716-857-6987