Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles

Our Corporate Responsibility

National Fuel is committed to the safe and environmentally conscious development, transportation and distribution of natural gas and oil resources.

We understand that to deliver sustainable value for the benefit of our shareholders, employees, customers and communities alike, we must continue to conduct our business activities in a way that promotes our six guiding principles.

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Our Commitment to Continuous Improvement

National Fuel is committed to continuous improvement on our corporate responsibility initiatives, including further mitigating our carbon footprint across our operations and enhancing our environmental, social and governance disclosures. In this regard, the Company is currently working towards supplemental disclosures for its calendar year 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report in line with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, including GHG emissions reduction targets.

Our Guiding Principles


We value all of our customers, employees and communities, and work diligently to establish a culture of safety that is embraced throughout the entire organization.

Environmental Stewardship

We utilize procedures, technologies, and best management practices across our businesses to develop, build, and operate our assets in a manner that respects and protects the environment.


We are committed to the health and vitality of our local communities. We work where we live, play and raise our families, and are consistently focused on the highest standards of corporate responsibility and accountability.


We strive to exceed the standards for safe, clean and reliable energy development, embracing new technologies and investing in the future of our regions’ energy resources. We envision a long and healthy future for our Company.


We work to deliver reliable, high-quality service for our customers. We want our shareholders to see a strong return on their investment. We want our employees to work in a positive, safe and rewarding environment. We want our communities to be proud to call us neighbors.


We believe that open communication is key to maintaining strong relationships. We see value in educating our shareholders, employees, and customers and communities about all aspects of our business.

Value Chain Message

From production to the transportation and distribution of natural gas, learn more about National Fuel’s gas supply process.

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Our History

Since the early 1800s, many industry firsts and industry practices have been pioneered by National Fuel Gas Company and its predecessor companies.

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