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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

National Fuel Gas Company (NFG)

1/5/2006 Proxy Information

A subsidiary of the Company has employed Mr. Jonathan D. Kidder in a non-executive supervisory position since 1999. His father, Mr. Rolland E. Kidder, became a Company director in 2002. Mr. Jon Kidder is a married adult who does not reside in his fatherŐs household. In fiscal 2005, the value of total compensation to Mr. Jon Kidder (base salary, bonus and estimated value of benefits) exceeded $60,000, but was less than $100,000. This makes his continued employment a related party transaction for purposes of SEC disclosure requirements. Mr. Rolland Kidder is an independent director for all purposes under applicable NYSE and SEC rules, and also under the CompanyŐs Director Independence Guidelines included in this proxy statement as Appendix B.

1/6/2005 Proxy Information

A subsidiary of the Company has employed Mr. Jonathan D. Kidder in a non-executive supervisory position since 1999. His father, Mr. Rolland E. Kidder, became a Company director in 2002. Mr. Jon Kidder is a married adult who does not reside in his fatherŐs household. In fiscal 2004, for the first time, the value of total compensation to Mr. Jon Kidder (base salary, bonus and estimated value of benefits) exceeded $60,000, by less than $5,000. This makes his continued employment a related party transaction for purposes of SEC disclosure requirements. Mr. Rolland Kidder is an independent director for all purposes under applicable NYSE and SEC rules, and also under the CompanyŐs Director Independence Guidelines included in this proxy statement as Appendix B.

1/20/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Hill was President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation from June 1989 until his retirement in October 1995.

Mr. Kennedy served as Chairman of National Fuel Gas Company from March 1989 to January 2002. He was Chief Executive Officer from August 1988 to October 2001, and President of National Fuel Gas Company from January 1987 until July 1999.