Dover, Delaware — Peninsula Energy Services Company, Inc. (PESCO), a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), today announced that they have received approval by the Maryland Public Service Commission to supply natural gas supply services to industrial and commercial customers in Maryland. PESCO has been in the unregulated gas marketing business since it was formed in 1992, currently marketing natural gas throughout the states of Florida, Delaware and now, Maryland.

“We’re pleased with the Maryland Commission’s decision to grant our request for a license,” said Joseph Cummiskey, President. “We are looking forward to supplying Maryland natural gas customers with reliable and competitively priced natural gas, matched with our excellent customer service and programs.”

Offering quality customer service, flexibility, proven capabilities and competitive pricing, PESCO markets natural gas to a dynamic customer base of approximately 2,800 commercial and industrial customers from restaurants to electrical generation facilities throughout its trade territory. To learn more about PESCO, please visit www.pescoenergy.com.

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