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 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 play a unique and vital role in upholding standards of environmental protection in every area of our business. We are proactive and detailed in our compliance with local, state and federal laws.


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. We invest 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 customers, shareholders, employees and the larger community about all aspects of our work.

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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