SCANA Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Financial Results, Provides 2006 Earnings Guidance
Investor Contacts:
John Winn
(803) 217-9240
jwinn@scana.com

Media Contact:
Eric Boomhower
(803) 217-7701
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Columbia, SC, February 10, 2006 - SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2005 and announced earnings guidance for 2006.

For the year ended December 31, 2005, SCANA's reported earnings were $320 million, or $2.81 per share, compared to $257 million, or $2.30 per share, in 2004. Excluding certain items listed in the table below, SCANA's GAAP-adjusted net earnings from operations for 2005 were $316 million, or $2.78 per share, compared to $298 million, or $2.67 per share, in 2004.

"We are certainly pleased with our overall earnings improvement in 2005 and that these earnings from our electric and natural gas businesses were within the authorized returns set by the various regulatory authorities that oversee our operations," said Kevin Marsh, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

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