Conservation, Department of
(Department of Conservation)
OG Matrix 040373515
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The proposed project consists of drilling one new oil and gas well in the Sansinena Oil
Field in Los Angeles County. The well name and API number of the well is listed below;The proposed project is located in an established, high-density oil field.
Well name: 9B-18
Cont., Statutory Exemption: S: 15261
15261 (b} - 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 because the Division identified the Sansinena Oil Field and issued
permits in this oil field pre-CEQA (prior to April 5, 1973). Additional permits issued in
the developed areas of the Sansinena. 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 CCR 1684.2) because the
proposed project is located on previously graded or otherwise recently disturbed land
within a densely developed oil field.