Conservation, Department of
(Department of Conservation)
Chevron 6 Wells
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The proposed project consists of drilling two new cyclic steam wells, three observation wells, and one steamflood well as part of existing Underground Injection Control Project no. 15000056 in the Coalinga Oil Field in Fresno County. The proposed wells are located within a parcel under active oil production, and is consistent with Fresno County's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.
15261(b) - ongoing project: The division has determined that the project is statutorily exempt under the ongoing project exemption per the CEQA guidelines b/c the division identified the Coalinga oil field and issued permits in this oil field pre-CEQA. Additional permits issued in the densely-developed areas of the Coalinga Oil Field are considered part of an ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews.
Class 4 - minor alterations to land. The proposed project is located on previously graded or otherwise disturbed land within a densely developed oil field.