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AGL Resources Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend; Shareholders Elect Directors

ATLANTA, May 2, 2012 - On May 1, 2012, the Board of Directors of AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: GAS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.46 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on June 1, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 18, 2012. This marks the 258th consecutive quarterly dividend the company has paid since 1948.

The company also announced at its annual meeting that shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as its independent registered public accounting firm and approved the compensation of the company's named executive officers.

Additionally, shareholders elected Sandra N. Bane, Thomas D. Bell, Jr., Norman R. Bobins, Charles R. Crisp, Brenda J. Gaines, Arthur E. Johnson, Wyck A. Knox, Jr., Dennis M. Love, Charles H. "Pete" McTier, Dean R. O'Hare, Armando J. Olivera, John E. Rau, James A. Rubright, John W. Somerhalder II, Bettina M. Whyte and Henry C. Wolf as directors for one-year terms expiring at the annual meeting in 2013.

About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. As the nation's largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than one million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit

Sarah Stashak
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