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Southern California Gas Co. Declares Preferred Dividends

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Southern California Gas Co. Declares Preferred Dividends18:34 EST Tuesday, November 06, 2012LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred series stock of the company as follows:SoCalGas: Preferred Stock                                         $0.375 per sharePreferred Stock, Series A                           $0.375 per shareThe dividends are payable on Jan. 15, 2013 to shareholders of record on Dec. 10, 2012. Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years.  It is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers connected through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).  Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2011 revenues of $10 billion.  The Sempra Energy companies' 17,500 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/MM27708LOGO)SOURCE Southern California Gas Co.For further information: Denise King, Southern California Gas Co., +1- 877-643-2331, www.socalgas.com; or financial contact, Victor Vilaplana, Sempra Energy, +1-877-736-7727, investor@sempra.com