OG Seneca 11 Wells 01102019

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Summary

SCH Number
2019018217
Lead Agency
Conservation, Department of (Department of Conservation)
Document Title
OG Seneca 11 Wells 01102019
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/14/2019

Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling 11 new oil and gas wells in the Midway-Sunset oil field in Kern County. The well names and API numbers of the wells are listed. The proposed project is located in an established, high-density oil field, and in an area with surface and mineral rights owned by the the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. DOGGR has issued permits for the abandonments and notified BLM of the permits. API #: 0403065316, 0403065319, 0403065321, 0403065310, 0403065314, 0403065312, 0403065315, 0403065313, 0403065317, 0403065320, 0403065310. Well Name: H-132, H-125, H-134, H-120, SI-H116, SI-0I115, OI-118, H-128, OI-124, OI-123, H-120.

Contact Information
Larry Kleinecke
Department of Conservation
801 K St, MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-9686

Location

Coordinates
35.056345°'"N 119.382426°'"W
Counties
Kern
Township
11N
Range
23W
Section
7
Base
MDBM

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Other
Type, Section or Code
15261b, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
15261B - Ongoing project: The Division has determined that the project is statutorily exempt under the ongoing project (14 CCR 15261(b)) exemption per the CEQA guidelines b/c the Division identified the Midway-Sunset oil field and issued permits in this oil field pre-CEQA (prior to April 5, 1973). Additional permits issued in the densely-developed areas of the Midway Sunset oil field are considered part of an ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews. Class 4 - minor alterations to land: The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "class 4" (14 CCR 15304) exemption per CEQA Guidelines and per DOGGR regulations (14 CR 1684.2) b/c the proposed project is located on previously graded or otherwise disturbed land within a densely developed oil field.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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