DOVER, DE — Sharp Energy, Inc., the largest propane retailer on the Delmarva Peninsula and a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today the expansion of operations and service to Perryville, Maryland. With this expansion, Sharp Energy will now be able to serve customers in Cecil Country, MD and the surrounding areas. Propane customers in Cecil County may now enjoy Sharp’s well-known price protection programs, budget plans, prompt and reliable service, and worry-free propane delivery.

“Cecil County business owners and residents have been asking us to bring Sharp’s propane service to their area for a long time,” explained Bob Zola, Sharp Energy’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “With the impending military base relocation and increasing demand for our service, Perryville is the natural place to establish our operation. We’re really excited to be able to serve the people in this area.”

Sharp Energy also welcomes Richard Young, a Cecil County resident and accomplished delivery driver and service technician, to the Sharp team. With eight years of experience in the propane industry, Mr. Young has completed the Certified Employee Training Program from the National Propane Gas Association, and holds a Maryland Gasfitters Certificate. His experience and certifications will allow Sharp to provide the same high quality level of service to Cecil County residents that residents on Delmarva Peninsula currently enjoy.

Based in Salisbury, Maryland, Sharp Energy distributes propane to approximately 33,000 residential, commercial