Chevron USA, Inc. - Thermally Enhanced Oil Recovery Well Operation


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Lead Agency
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
Document Title
Chevron USA, Inc. - Thermally Enhanced Oil Recovery Well Operation
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Theland is zoned A-Exclusive Agriculture and the Kern County Zoning Ordinance allows for exploration and production of oil.

Document Description
Chevron USA, Inc. proposes to install 130 thermally enhanced oil production wells in its Lost Hills production field. The Lost Hills Oilfield boundary consists of 31.25 square miles. The wells will be a combination of subjecting existing wells to steam, which does not currently occur, and drilling of new wells that will also be completed in the thermally enhanced production zone. The eighty (80) new wells will be operated as free flowing cyclic steam enhanced oil wells. The fifty (50) existing wells will be operated as conventional steam enhanced oil wells, retaining their subsurface pumps and surface pumping jacks.

Contact Information
Mark Montelongo
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
1990 E. Gettysburg Avenue
Fresno, CA 93726

Phone : (559) 230-6000



Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Oilfield Project)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Air Permits
Project Issues
Other Other Issues: All Env. Impacts
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Public Health California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Energy Commission California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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