OG SME 2 Wells 03082019

Summary

SCH Number
2019038147
Lead Agency
Conservation, Department of (Department of Conservation)
Document Title
OG SME 2 Wells 03082019
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/8/2019
Project Applicant
Santa Maria Energy, LLC

Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling two new oil and gas wells in the Orcutt Oil Field in Santa Barbara County. The well names and AP! numbers are .listed below. The proposed project is located in an established, high-density oil field and exempt from local CEQA requirements. API# Well Name 0408322960 D-4 0408322961 D-3 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
Conservation, Department of
Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources 801 K Street, MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-9686

Location

Coordinates
34.814004°'"N -120.394265°'"W
Counties
Santa Barbara
Township
9N
Range
33W
Section
31
Base
SB B&M
Other Information
Orcutt Oil Field

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
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 Orcutt 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 Orcutt OIi 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.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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