South Jersey Gas Recognized by American Gas Association for Safety Performance

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FOLSOM, N.J. – April 3, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), was recognized today by the American Gas Association as a 2019 Industry Leader Accident Prevention.

Utilities recognized with this distinction have a Days Away Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate below the industry average within their peer group. South Jersey Gas is one of only seven large local gas distribution companies in the nation to achieve this recognition.

“Safety is a core value at South Jersey Gas and we are honored to be recognized for the safety of our operations,” said Dave Robbins, President South Jersey Gas. “We remain committed to strong safety performance, making the necessary investments and fostering our safety culture, to ensure that our customers receive the safe, reliable, affordable service they expect and deserve.”

Recent safety investments made at South Jersey Gas include a safety leadership training program, safety management software and ergonomics safety training.

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About South Jersey Gas

South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE:SJI), delivers safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to approximately 385,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Salem, and portions of Gloucester, Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey. For more information, visit

About SJI

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 681,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. Visit for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.

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