NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY (NYSE:NFG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY (NYSE:NFG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of National Fuel Gas Company was held on March8, 2018. At that meeting, the stockholders elected Philip C. Ackerman, Stephen E. Ewing and Rebecca Ranich as directors for three-year terms. The stockholders also approved executive compensation in a non-binding advisory vote, ratified the appointment of an independent registered public accounting firm, and rejected a stockholder proposal to participate in the consolidating natural gas local distribution sector.

The vote with respect to Mr.Ackerman was as follows: For, 62,396,115 (98.9% of the votes cast); Withheld, 723,322; Broker Non-Votes, 10,691,731. The vote with respect to Mr.Ewing was as follows: For, 62,147,991 (98.5% of the votes cast); Withheld, 971,446; Broker Non-Votes, 10,691,731. The vote with respect to Ms.Ranich was as follows: For, 62,038,873 (98.3% of the votes cast); Withheld, 1,080,564; Broker Non-Votes, 10,691,731.

The advisory vote with respect to approval of executive compensation was as follows: For, 66,152,150 (96.8% of the votes cast); Against, 2,214,883; Abstain, 730,211; Broker Non-Votes, 10,691,731.

The vote with respect to ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm was as follows: For, 78,178,302 (98.3% of the votes cast); Against, 1,389,320; Abstain, 221,353; Broker Non-Votes, 0.

The vote with respect to the stockholder proposal to participate in the consolidating natural gas local distribution sector was as follows: For, 7,638,563 (11.2% of the votes cast); Against, 60,581,743; Abstain, 876,938; Broker Non-Votes, 10,691,731.


About NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY (NYSE:NFG)

National Fuel Gas Company is a holding company. The Company is an energy company engaged principally in the production, gathering, transportation, distribution and marketing of natural gas. The Company operates in five business segments: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing. The Company operates an integrated business, with assets centered in western New York and Pennsylvania, and the production and transportation of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale basin. The Company also develops and produces oil reserves, primarily in California. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment operations are carried out by Seneca Resources Corporation (Seneca), a Pennsylvania corporation. The Company’s National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (Supply Corporation), a Pennsylvania corporation, and Empire Pipeline, Inc. (Empire), a New York corporation, carry out the Company’s Pipeline and Storage segment operations.

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