Conservation, Department of
(Department of Conservation)
OG Petro-Lud, Inc 0403066592
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The proposed project consists of drilling one new well in the Strand Oil Field in Kern County. The proposed well is located on a densely developed oil field, within a parcel under active oil production, and is consistent with Kern County's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.
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 Strand oil field and issued permits in this oil field .pre-CEQA (before April 5, 1973). New permits issued in this developed area of the Strand oil field are considered part of an ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews.
See NOE for full reasons of exemption.