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Elizabethtown Gas Recognized by American Gas Association for Safety Performance

UNION, N.J. – April 3, 2020 – Elizabethtown 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. Elizabethtown Gas is one of only five medium-large local gas distribution companies in the nation to achieve this recognition.

“Safety is a core value at Elizabethtown Gas and we are honored to be recognized for the safety of our operations,” said Christie McMullen, President Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown Gas include a safety leadership training program, safety management software and ergonomics safety training.

For information about natural gas safety, visit elizabethtowngas.com/safety.

About Elizabethtown Gas

Elizabethtown Gas, subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), delivers safe, reliable, and affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to approximately 295,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in parts of Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris and Mercer counties. For four years in a row, Elizabethtown Gas has ranked highest in customer satisfaction for residential gas service among east midsize utilities by J.D. Power and Associates. For more information, visit elizabethtowngas.com.

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 sjindustries.com for more information about SJI and its subsidiaries.

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