FWP 1 dfwp.htm FREE WRITING PROSPECTUS Free Writing Prospectus

Filed pursuant to Rule 433

Preliminary Prospectus dated August 30, 2010

Registration No. 333-157013



August 30, 2010


     2010 Series A 2.25% Senior Notes Due 2015
Issuer:    Dominion Resources, Inc.
Principal Amount:    $250,000,000

Expected Ratings


   Baa2 (stable outlook)/A- (stable outlook)/BBB+ (stable outlook)
Trade Date:    August 30, 2010
Settlement Date:    September 2, 2010
Final Maturity Date:    September 1, 2015
Interest Payment Dates:    March 1 and September 1
First Interest Payment Date:    March 1, 2011

Call Provisions:

   Make Whole Call at T+15 bps
Treasury Benchmark:    1  1/4% due August 31, 2015
Benchmark Yield:    1.381%
Spread to Benchmark:    + 90 bps
Reoffer Yield:    2.281%
Coupon:    2.25%
Price to Public:    99.854%
Proceeds to Company Before Expenses:    99.254%
CUSIP/ISIN:    25746UBJ7/US25746UBJ79
Joint Book-Running Managers:    Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, UBS Securities LLC

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Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.     

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Jersey City, New Jersey 07311


Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated     

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New York, New York 10036

UBS Securities LLC     

1-877-827-6444, ext. 5613884 (toll free)

299 Park Avenue,

New York, New York 10171

Attention: Prospectus Specialist

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