SCANA Corporation Declares Regular Dividends On Common And Preferred Stock For Fourth Quarter 2005
Investor Contacts:
John Winn
(803) 217-9240
jwinn@scana.com

Bryan Hatchell
(803) 217-7458
bhatchell@scana.com


Columbia, SC, November 2, 2005 - SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) announced that its board of directors, at a meeting held today, declared a dividend of 39 cents per share on the Company's common stock for the quarter ending December 31, 2005. The dividend is payable January 1, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 9, 2005.

The board of directors also declared the regular quarterly dividends on the following series of cumulative preferred stock of South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), SCANA's principal subsidiary, for the quarter ending December 31, 2005:

$50 Par Value:
  • 56 1/4 cents per share on the 4.50 percent Series
  • 57 1/2 cents per share on the 4.60 percent Series A
  • 57 1/2 cents per share on the 4.60 percent Series B
  • 62 1/2 cents per share on the 5 percent Series
  • 64 1/16 cents per share on the 5.125 percent Series
  • 75 cents per share on the 6 percent Series

$100 Par Value:

  • $1.63 per share on the 6.52 percent Series

Dividends on each series of SCE&G's cumulative preferred stock are also payable January 1, 2006 to holders of record on December 9, 2005. The 5 percent Series is the only series of cumulative preferred stock that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange - the trading symbol is "SAC Pr."

SCANA Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Columbia, SC, is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses. Information about SCANA is available on the Company's Web Site at www.scana.com.