Conservation, Department of
(Department of Conservation)
OG Berry 6 Wells 07262019
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Berry Petroleum Company, LLC
The proposed project consists of drilling six new wells in the Midway-Sunset Oil Field in Kern County. The surface and mineral rights are owned by the U.S. Bureau of Land
Management (BLM). DOGGR notified BLM of the permits.
The basis for the Division's determination that the project is exempt from the requirements of CEQA is provided in the brief explanation below. 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 (before April 5, 1973).