OG San Joaquin 0403066737

Summary

SCH Number
2019090201
Lead Agency
Conservation, Department of (Department of Conservation)
Document Title
OG San Joaquin 0403066737
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/5/2019
Project Applicant
San Joaquin Facilities Management, Inc.
Present Land Use
Fruitvale Oil Field

Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling one new well in the Fruitvale Oil Field in the City of Bakersfield. The proposed well is located on a densely developed oil field, within a parcel under active oil production, and is consistent with the City of Bakersfield’s zoning code.

Contact Information
Larry Kleinecke
Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources
801 K Street MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-9686
larry.kleinecke@conservation.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Township
29S
Range
27E
Section
27
Base
MD B&M
Other Location Info
35.374202, -119.062504

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15261(b)
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 Fruitvale oil field and issued permits in this oil field pre-CEQA (before April 5, 1973). New permits issued in this developed area of the Fruitvale oil field are considered part of an ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 – Existing Facility: 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.
Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
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 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.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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