OG SLC 19 Wells 01192021

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Summary

SCH Number
2018108285
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
OG SLC 19 Wells 01192021
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/5/2021

Document Description
The Project is the permanent plugging and abandonment of all 75 oil and gas wells located both offshore on Rincon Island and the onshore facility (50 offshore and 25 onshore). The California State Lands Commission (SLC) is the Lead Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for these projects. The SLC has filed a Notice of Exemption with the State Clearinghouse (SCH# 2018108285) for the project. This proposed project activity consists of the Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) approving permits for, and oversight of, the plugging & abandonment of 2 of the 50 offshore wells in the Rincon Oil Field – Rincon Island, located offshore of Ventura County. API # Well Name API # Well Name 0421121585 State 1466 68 0421121595 State 1466 12 0421121586 State 1466 33 0421121596 State 1466 7 0421121587 State 1466 58 0421121597 State 1466 5 0421121588 State 1466 56 0421121589 State 1466 4 0421121589 State 1466 55 0421121599 State 1466 38 0421121590 State 1466 20 0421121600 State 1466 3 0421121591 State 1466 52 0421121601 State 1466 537 0421121592 State 1466 16 0421121602 State 1466 20 0421121593 State 1466 14 0421121603 State 1466 36 0421121594 State 1466 13

Contact Information
Jan Perez
California Geologic Energy Management Division
Lead/Public Agency
801 K Street, MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-9686
jan.perez@conservation.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Ventura
Township
03N
Range
25W
Section
17
Base
SB B&M
Other Location Info
Latitude/Longitude: 34.34770000 -119.44560800

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269 (b) or (c)
Reasons for Exemption
The Division has determined that the project is statutorily exempt from CEQA under the emergency project (14 CCR 15269 (c)) exemption per the CEQA Guidelines, where the specific plugging & abandonment actions are necessary to address the hazard posed by the desertion of operable oil and gas facilities on and affecting public lands.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "Class 1" (14 CCR 15301) exemption per the CEQA Guidelines and per DOGGR's regulations (14 CCR 684.1) because the project involves abandonment of wells, resulting in no expansion of use beyond that existing previously.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "Class 4" (14 CCR 15304) exemption per the CEQA Guidelines because the project involves minor alterations with negligible or no permanent effects to the condition of land, water, air, and or vegetation within a developed oil field.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307
Reasons for Exemption
The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "Class 7" ( 14 CCR 15307) exemption per the CEQA Guidelines because the project involves procedures for the protection of the environment. Offshore oil wells will be properly abandoned following DOGGR regulations to reduce the potential for future spills and/or releases to the environment.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15308
Reasons for Exemption
The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "Class 8" ( 14 CCR 15308) exemption per the CEQA Guidelines because the project involves actions taken by a regulatory agency to assure protection of the environment.Offshore oil wells will be properly abandoned by the State Lands Commission, following DOGGR regulations, to reduce the potential for future spills and/or releases to the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE OG SLC 19 Wells 01192021   PDF 314 K

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