WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reference is made to the Consent Solicitation Statement, dated November 20, 2013 (the "Consent Solicitation Statement"), of National Fuel Gas Company, a New Jersey corporation (the "Company"), previously delivered to the Holders of the Notes and relating to the solicitation of Consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to the Proposed Amendments to the indenture (as supplemented and amended, the "Indenture"), dated October 15, 1974, by and between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon (formerly The Bank of New York and formerly Irving Trust Company), as trustee. Capitalized terms used herein but not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Consent Solicitation Statement.
Pursuant to the Consent Solicitation Statement, the Consent Solicitation expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 3, 2013 (the "Expiration Time"). As of the Expiration Time, Holders had not validly delivered the Requisite Consents and, as a result, the Proposed Amendments will not be effective and the Consent Payment will not be paid or become payable, including to those Holders that validly delivered Consents. All Consents previously delivered and not revoked will be of no effect, and all existing terms of the Notes and the Indenture will remain unchanged.
Holders may direct questions relating to this notice to J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, the Solicitation Agent for the Consent Solicitation, at (212) 834-4811 or toll free at (866) 834-4666.
SOURCE National Fuel Gas Company