DOVER, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that three of its regulated gas businesses recently were recognized by the American Gas Association (AGA) for their ongoing commitment to safety.

Chesapeake Utilities, Florida Public Utilities Company (FPUC) and Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG) each were presented with an Industry Leader Accident Prevention Award for working safely in 2020. Each company achieved a total DART (Days Away Restricted or Transferred) incidence rate below the industry average.

“Safety is priority one at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. We care about creating a safe environment for our employees, customers and communities,” said Jeff Sylvester, senior vice president, pipeline transmission and regulated gas and electric distribution. “We’re honored to be recognized by the AGA for that commitment. The efforts of our employees on a daily basis are commendable, and I congratulate each one for making safe choices for themselves and others.”

Chesapeake Utilities owns and operates approximately 1,900 miles of gas distribution mains in Delaware and Maryland. Chesapeake Utilities distributes natural gas through its Delaware and Maryland divisions to approximately 92,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers.

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