Venoco South Ellwood Field Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Venoco South Ellwood Field Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
State sovereign land in the Pacific Ocean

Document Description
Note: Extended per lead Venoco, Inc., an independent oil and gas company, has filed an application with the CSLC to adjust offshore oil and gas lease (PRC 3242) boundary to encompass more area of the South Ellwood Oil and Gas Field offshore of Santa Barbara County. The proposed project would redrill six wells into the extended lease boundary area to extract the oil and gas reserves more efficiently. All redrilling activities would occur from existing Platform Holly located in State waters.

Contact Information
Eric Gillies
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1897


34°23'24"N 119°54'22"W
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Offshore Sandpiper Golf Course, near Hollister Avenue, Goleta
State Highways
SR 101
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Offshore Oil&Gas Lease)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Oil & Gas Lease
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Toxic/Hazardous Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHGs, Fisheries
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Coastal Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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