SCANA Energy Marketing Achieves High Marks for Customer Satisfaction
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COLUMBIA, S.C., January 11, 2007 – SCANA Energy Marketing Inc. has ranked as a top supplier in the 10th Edition of the MastioGale Natural Gas Marketer Study for 2006. The company exceeded the benchmark criteria and ranked third among 29 companies surveyed on the Overall Customer Value Index.

The survey, a noted source for customer satisfaction data, rated 180 natural gas marketers from across the country. Marketers were rated in 26 attributes measuring performance in five categories: customer service, operations, products and services, company reputation and image, and pricing.

SCANA Energy Marketing Inc. (SEMI) was established in 1988 to market natural gas in deregulated energy markets. It is headquartered in Columbia, S.C., and has offices in Atlanta and Gastonia, N.C. The company currently serves over 500 industrial and commercial customers, municipalities, power producers and aggregators in the southeast with a menu of services that includes the procurement of natural gas, capacity management, asset management, risk management, scheduling and balancing, and alternate fuel analysis and sourcing in order to provide the most economical, reliable energy solutions.

Information about SEMI is available on the company's web site at www.scanaenergymarketing.com.