OG Berry 3 Wells 02222019


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Document Title
OG Berry 3 Wells 02222019
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling three 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 below. The proposed project is located in an established, high-density oil field, and in an area with surface and mineral rights owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). DOG GR has issued a permit for the well and notified BLM of the permit. API# Well Name 0403065617 VP-6 0403065629 VP-3 0403065630 VP-4 Details on well locations can be found on the Division's website at: http://www.conservation.ca.gov/doq/Pages/Wellfinder.aspx

Contact Information

Larry Kleinecke
Agency Name
Dept. of Conservation, DOGGR
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 21169; 15261(a) or (b)
Reasons for Exemption
Cont., Categorical Exemption: S: 15304 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 Midway-Sunset 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 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 title "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.


Notice of Exemption

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