Sempra Energy declares common dividend

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         SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2008 – The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 35 cents per share of common stock.  The current dividend is payable Oct. 15 to shareholders of record on Sept. 25, 2008.

        Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2007 revenues of more than $11 billion.  The Sempra Energy companies’ 13,500 employees serve more than 29 million consumers worldwide.