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Dec 4, 2001

Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend

Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend SAN DIEGO, Dec. 4, 2001 - The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable Jan. 15, 2002, to shareholders of record on Dec. 21, 2001.

Additionally, regular quarterly preferred dividends were declared by the following subsidiaries:

San Diego Gas and Electric:

Cumulative Preferred 5% Series

$0.25 per share

Cumulative Preferred 4.60% Series

$0.23 per share

Cumulative Preferred 4.50% Series

$0.225 per share

Cumulative Preferred 4.40% Series

$0.22 per share

Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.7625 Series

$0.440625 per share

Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.70 Series

$0.425 per share

Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.82 Series

$0.455 per share

Southern California Gas:

6% Preferred Series

$0.375 per share

6% Series "A" Preferred

$0.375 per share

Pacific Enterprises:

$4.36 Preferred

$1.09 per share

$4.40 Preferred

$1.10 per share

$4.50 Preferred

$1.125 per share

$4.75 Preferred (2 Series)

$1.1875 per share

Each of the preferred dividends is payable on Jan. 15, 2002, to shareholders of record on Dec. 21, 2001.

Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with annualized 2001 revenues of about $9.4 billion. Through its eight principal subsidiaries -- Southern California Gas Company, San Diego Gas & Electric, Sempra Energy Solutions, Sempra Energy Trading, Sempra Energy International, Sempra Energy Resources, Sempra Communications and Sempra Energy Financial -- the Sempra Energy companies’ 12,000 employees serve more than 9 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America and Asia.

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