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2014-04-16 16:23:42

Public Invited to Attend Conference Focused on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is hosting the 13(th) Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Navigating the Road Ahead on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, in Downey. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability...

2014-04-15 12:23:33

Affordable, Cleaner Fuel Helps Motorists Reduce Emissions, Save Money LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today unveiled its newly company-branded, public-access natural gas vehicle (NGV) refueling station in Los Angeles County. Located at the company's operating base at 44416 Division St. in the city of Lancaster, the retail station is open 24 hours a day and features a fast-fill dispenser to serve individual and fleet owners of NGVs,...

2014-04-02 12:23:11

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has received the highest business customer satisfaction ranking among natural gas utilities in the Western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study(SM). "The recognition by J.D. Power honors the hard work and dedication of more than 8,000 SoCalGas employees who provide safe, reliable and outstanding service to our...

2014-04-01 12:25:56

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Safe Digging Month and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding residents and businesses to call 811 to have utility-owned lines marked before digging in the garden or at construction sites. Calling 811 or Underground Service Alert will help avoid possible injury or damage to hidden gas lines or service interruption. A utility line is damaged by digging once every three minutes nationwide, and many of these...

2014-03-25 20:20:49

The public is invited to come and learn how Santa Barbara County's Flower Farms help grow a $770.7 million impact to the local economy LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is joining with the Santa Barbara County Flower & Nursery Growers' Association to sponsor the Carpinteria Greenhouse & Nursery Tour, an event to introduce the public to see firsthand how Santa Barbara County's flower farms work to contribute more than $770.7...

2014-03-13 12:22:48

LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), a unit of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today closed a public offering of $250 million of 4.45 percent First Mortgage Bonds maturing on March 15, 2044. The proceeds from this issuance will be used to repay $250 million of outstanding 5.5 percent First Mortgage Bonds maturing on March 15, 2014. SoCalGas engaged four companies to act as joint book runners in this transaction: Citigroup, Credit...

2014-03-10 12:23:04

Company spends 45.4 percent of its procurement budget with woman, minority and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) achieved a record year in 2013 with 45.4 percent of its contracting budget going to woman, minority, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises. Over the years, SoCalGas has steadily increased its procurement with diverse suppliers and is seen as an industry leader....

2014-02-27 08:24:44

-- Company Reaffirms 2014 Consolidated Earnings-per-Share Guidance Range of $4.25 to $4.55 SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today reported 2013 earnings of $1 billion, or $4.01 per diluted share, compared with 2012 earnings of $859 million, or $3.48 per diluted share. As previously announced, full-year 2013 results included $77 million for the 2012 retroactive benefit from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) General Rate Case...

2014-02-18 20:21:40

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /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 share Preferred Stock, Series A $0.375 per share The dividends are payable on April 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 10, 2014. About Southern California Gas...

2014-01-29 16:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California policymakers and environmental regulators work to balance air quality and climate protection planning, a new study commissioned by Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) suggests that heavy-duty engines powered by natural gas can provide a viable "pathway" that can simultaneously help the state achieve pollution emission and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The peer-reviewed "Pathways to Near-Zero-Emission Natural Gas Heavy Duty...


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