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National Fuel Gas Co (NFG.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Smith

63 2014 Chairman of the Board

Ronald Tanski

64 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Bauer

47 2016 Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer, President of Supply Corporation

Carl Carlotti

60 2016 President - Distribution Corporation

John McGinnis

56 2016 President - Seneca Resources Corporation

John Pustulka

64 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Paula Ciprich

56 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Secretary of Distribution Corporation

Karen Camiolo

57 2004 Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Donna DeCarolis

57 2007 Vice President - Business Development

Philip Ackerman

73 2010 Independent Director

David Carroll

60 2012 Independent Director

Stephen Ewing

73 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Jaggers

63 2015 Independent Director

Craig Matthews

74 2005 Independent Director

Rebecca Ranich

59 2016 Independent Director

Jeffrey Shaw

58 2014 Independent Director

Thomas Skains

60 2016 Independent Director

Brian Welsch

2015 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Smith

Mr. David F. Smith is Chairman of the Board of the company. He has been Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 2010 (from March 2013 through March 2014 he served as Executive Chairman of the Board). He also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from February 2008 until March 2013; as President of the Company from February 2006 through June 2010; as Chief Operating Officer of the Company from February 2006 to February 2008; and as Vice President of the Company from April 2005 to February 2006. Mr. Smith was Chairman of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1), National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (1), Empire Pipeline, Inc. (1) and Seneca Resources Corporation (1) from April of 2008 until March of 2013. He was also previously President from April 2005 to July 2008 and Senior Vice President from June 2000 to April 2005 of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (1), and President from July 1999 to April 2005 and Senior Vice President from January 1993 to July 1999 of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1). Mr. Smith was also President of Empire State Pipeline (1) from April 2005 through July 2008, and President or Chairman of various non-regulated subsidiaries of the Company. He is a Board member of Gas Technology Institute (Executive Committee and Audit Committee), Emeritus Board member of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School Dean’s Advisory Council, a former director of the American Gas Association and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Business Council of New York State.

Ronald Tanski

Mr. Ronald J. Tanski is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 2013. Mr. Tanski served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from July 2010 to March 2013 and as Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer from April 2004 to July 2010. Mr. Tanski was President of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (1) from July 2008 to July 2010 and President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1) from February 2006 to July 2008. He was previously Treasurer of those subsidiaries and of Empire Pipeline, Inc. and National Fuel Resources, Inc. (1), as well as Senior Vice President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1). Mr. Tanski also served in management roles at Seneca Resources Corporation (1) and other Company subsidiaries, including Empire Exploration, Inc. (merged into Seneca) and Horizon Energy Development, Inc. (sold in 2010). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (“INGAA”) and was INGAA Chairman in 2015. Mr. Tanski is a Director of the American Gas Association and a member of the Council on Accountancy at Canisius College. He also serves as Secretary on the Board of Managers of the Buffalo Museum of Science and as a member of the Executive Committee, and he is a Director of Invest Buffalo Niagara.

David Bauer

Mr. David P. Bauer is Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer, President of Supply Corporation of the company. He has been President of Supply Corporation since February 2016. Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer of the Company since July 2010. Treasurer of Seneca since April 2015; Treasurer of Distribution Corporation since April 2015; Treasurer of Midstream Corporation since April 2013; Treasurer of Supply Corporation since June 2007; and Treasurer of Empire since June 2007. Mr. Bauer previously served as Assistant Treasurer of Distribution Corporation from April 2004 through March 2015.

Carl Carlotti

Mr. Carl M. Carlotti is President - Distribution Corporation of the Company. Mr. Carlotti joined the Company in 1985 and has been Senior Vice President of the Utility since December 2007 and head of the Utility’s Pennsylvania Division since 1993. Carlotti holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Gannon University and a law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. Currently, he serves as a board member for the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, and the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership.

John McGinnis

Mr. John P. McGinnis is President - Seneca Resources Corporation of the Company effective May 1, 2016. He has previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Seneca Resources Corporation from October 2015 through April 2016 and Senior Vice President of Seneca Resources Corporation from March 2007 through September 2015.

John Pustulka

Mr. John R. Pustulka is Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective Feb. 1, 2016. He was President of the company., a subsidiary of the National Fuel Gas Co. Mr. Pustulka previously served as Senior Vice President of Supply Corporation from July 2001 through June 2010. Pustulka joined the Company in 1974 and has been an officer of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation since 1990. He has been responsible for the Company’s pipeline and storage projects and operations for many years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Business Administration from Canisius College. Pustulka serves on the Executive Committee and is an Executive Board member of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America Foundation Inc., a member and past chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s Pipeline Safety Committee and a board member of the Greater Niagara Frontier Council Boy Scouts of America.

Paula Ciprich

Ms. Paula M. Ciprich is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. Secretary of Distribution Corporation of the company. She previously served as General Counsel of Distribution Corporation from February 1997 through February 2007 and as Assistant Secretary of Distribution Corporation from February 1997 through June 2008.

Karen Camiolo

Ms. Karen M. Camiolo is Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of the company since April 2004; Vice President of Distribution Corporation since April 2015; Controller of Midstream Corporation since April 2013; Controller of Empire since June 2007; and Controller of Distribution Corporation and Supply Corporation since April 2004.

Donna DeCarolis

Ms. Donna L. DeCarolis is an Vice President - Business Development of the company. She previously served as President of NFR from January 2005 to October 2007 and as Secretary of NFR from March 2002 to October 2007.

Philip Ackerman

Mr. Philip C. Ackerman is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 2001 to February 2008, Chairman of the Board of the Company from January 2002 to March 2010 and President of the Company from July 1999 to February 2006. Mr. Ackerman also served as the Company’s Principal Financial Officer from 1981 to 2001. He was also President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (1) from October 1995 to July 1999 and Executive Vice President from June 1989 to October 1995, Executive Vice President of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation (1) from October 1994 to March 2002, President of Seneca Resources Corporation (1) from June 1989 to October 1996, President of Horizon Energy Development, Inc. (1) from September 1995 to March 2008 and President of certain other non-regulated subsidiaries of the Company from prior to 1992 to March 2008. He is a past Director of the Business Council of New York State, prior Chairman of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency and current member of the Board of Managers of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Mr. Ackerman is formerly a Director of Associated Electric and Gas Insurance Services Limited, a mutual insurance company that provides insurance coverage and related risk management services to the utility and energy industries.

David Carroll

Mr. David C. Carroll is Independent Director of the company. He is the President and CEO of Gas Technology Institute (“GTI”), a position he has held since 2006. From 2001 through 2006, he served as the Vice President of Business Development for GTI. From 1996 to 2001, he worked for Praxair, Inc., serving as Director of Business Development from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Carroll held positions of increasing responsibility with Liquid Carbonic Industries, a subsidiary of Chicago Bridge & Iron, from 1994 to 1996, and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. from 1980 to 1994. All of these companies are industrial gas producers and manufacturers. He is a Trustee of the American Gas Foundation, a member of the Governing Board of Stanford University’s Natural Gas Initiative, and a member of the Society of Gas Lighting. He was also Chairman of the steering committee for the 17th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas in Houston (2013). In June 2015, Mr. Carroll became President of the International Gas Union as the United States prepares to host the 2018 World Gas Conference in Washington, D.C.

Stephen Ewing

Mr. Stephen E. Ewing is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Company. He has served as Vice Chairman of DTE Energy Company (“DTE”), a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide, from November 2005 to December 2006. Two of DTE’s subsidiaries are DTE Electric Company (formerly known as Detroit Edison), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and DTE Gas Company (formerly known as Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, or “MichCon”), one of the nation’s largest natural gas local distribution companies. Mr. Ewing also had responsibility for DTE’s exploration and production subsidiary, DTE Gas Resources, with operations in the Antrim and Barnett Shale. He was also, at various times, Group President of the Gas Division at DTE, President and Chief Operating Officer of MCN Energy Group, Inc. (the then parent of MichCon and a company which had utility, pipeline and storage, and exploration and production businesses) and President and Chief Executive Officer of MichCon, until it was acquired by DTE. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Gas Association for 2006, a member of the National Petroleum Council, and Chairman of the Midwest Gas Association and the Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition. He is a past Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of The Skillman Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation focused on providing education for low-income children, immediate past Chairman of the Auto Club of Michigan and immediate past Chairman of the Board of the Auto Club Group (“AAA”).

Joseph Jaggers

Mr. Joseph N. Jaggers is Independent Director of the Company. He is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Jagged Peak Energy LLC (“Jagged Peak Energy”), a private company based in Denver, Colorado, focused on the development of its acreage position in the Delaware sub-basin of the Permian Basin. He is also President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Jagged Peak Energy Inc., a corporation that has been formed to become a holding company for Jagged Peak Energy in connection with an anticipated initial public offering. Before forming Jagged Peak Energy in 2013, Mr. Jaggers served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as director of Ute Energy, LLC, from 2010 until its sale in 2012. From 2006 to 2010, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bill Barrett Corporation. From 2001 to 2006, he was Vice President, Exploration & Production, for Williams Companies. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Barrett Resources, from 2000 until its sale to Williams in August 2001. From 1981 through 2000, he worked for BP Amoco in various domestic and international assignments of increasing responsibility culminating in executive oversight for the Northern North Sea, one of BP’s largest producing assets at the time. Mr. Jaggers is a past President of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, past Executive Director of the Independent Producers Association of the Mountain State and an inductee into the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Hall of Fame.

Craig Matthews

Mr. Craig G. Matthews is Independent Director of National Fuel Gas Co. He has served, from February 2004 to December 2004, as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NUI Corporation, a diversified energy company acquired by AGL Resources Inc. on November 30, 2004. From March 2001 to March 2002, he was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KeySpan Corporation (“KeySpan”, previously Brooklyn Union Gas Co.) a natural gas utility company. Mr. Matthews held numerous additional positions over a 36 year career at KeySpan, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President. Mr. Matthews is a member and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Polytechnic Institute of New York University. He is a member and founding Chairman of the New Jersey Salvation Army Advisory Board and a member of the National Salvation Army Advisory Board. He is also a Trustee of Odyssey Networks, a faith-based organization.

Rebecca Ranich

Ms. Rebecca Ranich is Independent Director of the Company. She is a former director at Deloitte Consulting, LLP, where she led the firm’s Energy and Sustainability Investment Advisory Services for public sector clients, providing counsel on more than $1 billion of investments. Her practice focused on strategic energy investments designed to mitigate and manage risks related to energy supply, demand and climate change issues. Preceding her position at Deloitte, Ms. Ranich worked at PSG International, where she was a member of the management team leading negotiations to implement the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline, a multi-billion dollar, 1,700-kilometer pipeline project transporting natural gas from Turkmenistan to Turkey. She was previously a Vice President at Michael Baker Corporation, an international engineering, energy and environmental services firm. While at Baker, she held executive responsibility for delivering energy and environmental engineering services in Europe, Russia and the Caspian region, overseeing projects with a construction value in excess of $40 billion. She managed offices in London, Naples, Wiesbaden and Moscow. Ms. Ranich served as a member of the Board of Directors of Questar Corporation from 2013 until September 2016, when Questar was acquired by Dominion Resources, Inc. At Questar she was Chair of the Board’s Governance and Nominating Committee. She is a member of the Supervisory Board at Uniper, SE, a German power generation and energy supply chain corporation, and serves as vice chair of the Board of the Gas Technology Institute and chair of the Investment Committee. Ms. Ranich is an advisory board member of Yet Analytics, an xAPI data analytics platform. In addition to being an investor in and advisor to emerging technology companies, Ms. Ranich is a member of the Baltimore Angels — an early stage investment group, the National Petroleum Council and the Technology Commercialization Panel for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Jeffrey Shaw

Mr. Jeffrey W. Shaw is Independent Director of the Company. He retired as Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Gas Corporation (“Southwest”) on March 1, 2015. He was named Chief Executive Officer and a director of Southwest in 2004 and also served as President of Southwest at various times from 2003 to 2014. Previously Mr. Shaw, a CPA, held various positions at Southwest, including Director of Internal Audit, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President/Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Treasurer, Senior Vice President/Finance and Treasurer, Senior Vice President/Gas Resources and Pricing. He worked for Arthur Anderson & Co. in its Dallas and Las Vegas offices in the audit division prior to joining Southwest Gas in May of 1988. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Nevada Society of CPAs and the Leadership Las Vegas Alumni Association. Mr. Shaw serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business and chairs the Broadcast Leadership Council at Brigham Young University. He is a past Director of Southwest Gas Corporation and the American Gas Association, past Chairman and Director of the Western Energy Institute and past President and Trustee of the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Thomas Skains

Mr. Thomas E. Skains is Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., serving from 2002 as President and from 2003 as Chairman and CEO, until his retirement in October 2016. Previously, Mr. Skains held various positions at Piedmont, including Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President — Marketing and Supply Services. Mr. Skains held positions of increasing responsibility with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation, which he joined in 1981 as an attorney and served as corporate and senior attorney before being named Vice President in 1986 and Senior Vice President — Transportation and Customer Services in 1989. In October 2016, Mr. Skains became a director at Duke Energy Corporation, where he serves on its Regulatory Policy and Operations Committee and its Nuclear Oversight Committee. Mr. Skains has served as a director of BB&T Corporation since 2009, where he chairs its Executive Committee and serves on its Risk Committee, and where he previously chaired its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and its Risk Committee. Mr. Skains has also served as a director at BB&T Corporation’s subsidiary, Branch Banking and Trust Company, since 2013, where he chairs its Executive Committee and serves on and previously chaired its Risk Committee. Mr. Skains previously served on the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was Chairman in 2015. He also served on the boards of several industry and community organizations, including Gas Technology Institute, the American Gas Association (as Chairman in 2009), the Southern Gas Association (as Chairman in 2006) and the American Gas Foundation (a not-for-profit energy research group).

Brian Welsch

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