SCH Number
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Trio Petroleum LLC

Document Description
Trio Petroleum LLC (Trio) is proposing to drill four (4) oil and gas wells, the Pon 4, Pon 5, Hill 1 and V-1RD3 to a depth not to exceed 5,500 feet from existing well sites located within the fenced boundaries of the Trio Union Avenue Oil Field Production Facility located within Tier 5. If a well is successful, a pump jack will be installed and the well will be connected to existing production equipment. Belle Terrace Avenue and existing oil field roads provide access to the existing well sites; therefore, no new access roads are proposed. Additionally, the existing well sites are currently located in an active oil field production facility and the production facility has been there since the mid 1940s. All oil activities have pre dated the surrounding residences.

Contact Information
Lorelei H. Oviatt
Kern County Planning and Natural Resources Department
2700 "M" Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone : (661) 862-8600


Parcel #

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(1); 15268
Reasons for Exemption
O&G Minor Activity Review are ministerial under Kern County Zoning Ordinance and are exempt under Sections 21080(b)(1) and 15268 of the State CEQA Guidelines


Notice of Exemption
2020031018_Signed NOE PLN20-00546   PDF 88 K

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