OG Aera 0403066007

Summary

SCH Number
2019048496
Lead Agency
Conservation, Department of (Department of Conservation)
Document Title
OG Aera 0403066007
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/25/2019
Project Applicant
Aera Energy, LLC

Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling one new well in the Lost Hills Oil Field in Kern County. The proposed well is located within an area with. surface and mineral rights owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).The BLM has been notified of the permit. API# 0403066007 Well Name -G311R1-18

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
35.661011°'"N -119 .7 5704°'"W
Counties
Kern
Township
26S
Range
21E
Section
18
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Lost Hills Oil Field

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1 and 4
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 Lost Hills oil field and issued permits in this oil field pre-CEQA (prior to April 5, 1973). Additional permits issued in this developed area of the Lost Hills oil field are considered part of an ·ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews. Class 1 - Existing Fadlity: 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§ 1684.1) because the well will be installed within an existing Oil field and involves no expansion of use of the oil field. Class 4 - Minor Alterations to Land: The Division hos 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 the minor alteration of the condition of land and/or vegetation within a densely developed oil field and does not require the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees. Note: See NOE for details

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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