Fitch Maintains Ratings of SCANA & Subsidiaries

CHICAGO--()--Following the announcement on June 27, 2016, Fitch Ratings has reviewed its previous intention to withdraw rating coverage of SCANA Corp (SCG) and its operating subsidiaries: South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. (SCE&G), Public Service Co of North Carolina (PSNC) and South Carolina Fuel Company (SCFC). Fitch has opted to continue coverage until further notice.

Fitch currently rates SCG and its subsidiaries as follows:

SCG

--Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) 'BBB-';

--Senior unsecured debt 'BBB-';

--Short-Term IDR 'F3';

--Commercial paper 'F3'.

SCE&G

--Long-Term IDR 'BBB';

--First mortgage bonds 'A-';

--Senior unsecured debt 'BBB+';

--Short-Term IDR 'F2';

--Commercial paper 'F2'.

PSNC

--Long-Term IDR 'BBB';

--Senior unsecured debt 'BBB+';

--Short-Term IDR 'F2';

--Commercial paper 'F2'.

SCFC

--Commercial paper 'F2'.

The Rating Outlook is Stable.

Date of Relevant Rating Committee: June 9, 2016

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Sam G. Haddad
Senior Director
Business and Relationship Management
+1-312-368-3190
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 West Madison St.
Chicago, IL, 60602
or
Media Relations:
Alyssa Castelli, +1 212-908-0540
alyssa.castelli@fitchratings.com