Dover, Delaware –The Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.365 per common share. The dividend is payable January 7, 2013 to all shareholders of record as of December 14, 2012.

2013 will mark the 52nd consecutive year that Chesapeake has paid a dividend to its shareholders. In each of the 52 years, Chesapeake has either maintained or increased its annualized dividend.

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified utility company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing; electric distribution; propane distribution and wholesale marketing; advanced information services and other related businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Chesapeake family of businesses is available at

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For more information, contact:

Beth W. Cooper
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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