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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Atmos Energy to Flare Natural Gas

Atmos Energy

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Alfonso Hernandez 

214-794-7952


Atmos Energy to Flare Natural Gas in MIDLOTHIAN


Midlothian, Texas (April 25, 2017) – Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee a controlled
natural gas flaring on April 25, 2017, beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m. in the area of Gifco
Road, one mile west of Quarry Road in Midlothian. The company will be working on a section of
natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.

“Flaring” is a standard industry practice to safely burn natural gas that must be removed from a
specific section of pipeline so that employees can work on the pipe. People in the area will notice
a large, controlled flame and moderate noise for approximately three to four hours.

The Midlothian Fire Department, Sheriff Department, Police Department, City officials and 911
operators have been advised of the flaring.

For an informational video explaining why Atmos Energy performs flaring operations
visit, https://atmosenergy.kzoplatform.com/swf/player/92

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Compliance Supervisor Terry
Triem at 214-206-2796.


About Atmos Energy
Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is the country's largest, fully-regulated,
natural-gas-only distributor, serving over 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 manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets,
including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas. For more
information, visit www.atmosenergy.com. Atmos Energy can also be accessed through social media
platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube


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