Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is one of the country's largest natural- gas-only distributors, serving about three
million natural gas distribution customers in over 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the
Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy also provides natural gas marketing and procurement services to industrial, commercial and
municipal customers primarily in the Midwest and Southeast and manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets,
including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.