Sempra Energy
Aug 5, 2011

Southern California Gas Co. Declares Preferred Dividends

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 2011 - 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:

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

The dividends are payable on Oct. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on Sept. 10, 2011.

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) 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 service 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 2010 revenues of $9 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' nearly 16,000 employees serve about 26 million consumers worldwide.

Media Contact:
Denise King
Southern California Gas Co.
(877) 643-2331

Financial Contact:
Scott Tomayko
Sempra Energy
(877) 736-7727