Gas Natural Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.045 per share

       Gas Natural Inc. Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.045 per share

PR Newswire

MENTOR, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2013

MENTOR, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS)
(the "Company"), a holding company operating natural gas utilities serving
approximately 70,000 customers in seven states, has announced that its Board
of Directors declared a monthly dividend of $0.045 per share to shareholders
of record as of February 15, 2013. The dividend will be payable on February
28, 2013.

About Gas Natural Inc.
Gas Natural Inc., a holding company, distributes and sells natural gas to
end-use residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It distributes
approximately 32 billion cubic feet of natural gas to approximately 70,000
customers through regulated utilities operating in Montana, Wyoming, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Maine, North Carolina and Kentucky. The Company's other
operations include interstate pipeline, natural gas production, propane and
natural gas marketing. The Company's Montana public utility was originally
incorporated in 1909. Its strategy for growth is to expand throughput in the
Maine and North Carolina markets while looking for acquisitions that are
either adjacent to its existing utilities or in under saturated markets.

The Company's toll-free number is 800-570-5688. Gas Natural Inc. regularly
posts information on its website at www.egas.net.

Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The Company is including the following cautionary statement in this release to
make applicable and to take advantage of the safe harbor provisions of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for any forward-looking
statements made by, or on behalf of, Gas Natural Inc. Forward-looking
statements are all statements other than statements of historical fact,
including, without limitation, those that are identified by the use of the
words "anticipates," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "predicts,"
"believes" and similar expressions. Such statements are inherently subject to
a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed. Factors that may affect forward-looking
statements and the Company's business generally include but are not limited to
the Company's ability to successfully integrate the operations of the
companies it has recently acquired and consummate additional acquisitions, the
Company's continued ability to make dividend payments, the Company's ability
to implement its business plan, fluctuating energy commodity prices, the
possibility that regulators may not permit the Company to pass through all of
its increased costs to its customers, changes in the utility regulatory
environment, wholesale and retail competition, the Company's ability to
satisfy its debt obligations, including compliance with financial covenants,
weather conditions, litigation risks, and various other matters, many of which
are beyond the Company's control, the risk factors and cautionary statements
made in the Company's public filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, and other factors that the Company is currently unable to identify
or quantify, but may exist in the future. Gas Natural Inc. expressly
undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement
contained herein to reflect any change in Gas Natural Inc.'s expectations with
regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which
any such statement is based.

For more information, contact:


Gas Natural Inc.                         Investor Relations: Kei Advisors LLC
Thomas J. Smith, Chief Financial Officer Deborah K. Pawlowski
Phone: (440) 974-3770                    Phone: (716) 843-3908
Email: tsmith@egas.net                  Email: dpawlowski@keiadvisors.com

SOURCE Gas Natural Inc.

Website: http://www.egas.net