Southern California Gas Co. and Pacific Enterprises Declare Preferred Dividends

Feb 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2011 – The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred and preference series stock of the company as follows:

        SoCalGas:
        Preferred Stock                 $0.375 per share
        Preferred Stock, Series A    $0.375 per share
 

Additionally, regular quarterly preferred dividends were declared by Pacific Enterprises, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), as follows:

        Pacific Enterprises:
        $4.50 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.125 per share
        $4.40 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.10 per share
        $4.75 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.1875 per share
        $4.36 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.09 per share
        $4.75 Dividend Preferred Stock (convertible  $1.1875 per share
        on or before Oct. 31, 1966)

The dividends are payable on April 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 10, 2011. 

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 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 2010 revenues of $9 billion.  The Sempra Energy companies’ 13,500 employees serve about 25 million consumers worldwide.  

 

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For further information: Media Contact: Denise King, Southern California Gas Co., (877) 643-2331, www.socalgas.com, Financial Contact: Scott Tomayko, Sempra Energy, (877) 736-7727, investor@sempra.com