PSC Approves Spire Missoouri Request

JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application
filed by Spire Missouri, Inc., on behalf of its Spire Missouri West operating unit, seeking a certificate
of convenience and necessity (CCN) to construct, own, operate and maintain a natural gas distribution
system providing natural gas service in Lafayette County near Higginsville, Missouri. This CCN
would be a further expansion of the Company’s existing certificated area.
The Commission granted the CCN determining: 1) There is a need for the service; 2) Spire
Missouri, Inc. is qualified to provide the proposed service; 3) Spire Missouri, Inc. has the financial
ability to provide the service; 4) Spire Missouri, Inc.’s proposal is economically feasible; and 5) The
service promotes the public interest.
Spire West provides natural gas service to approximately 517,500 customers in Andrew,
Barry, Barton, Bates, Buchanan, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Dade,
DeKalb, Greene, Henry, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, McDonald,
Moniteau, Newton, Pettis, Platte, Ray, Saline, Stone and Vernon counties.