Poso Creek Phase III Underground Injection Control Project 566-09-021

Summary

SCH Number
2022050215
Lead Agency
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Document Title
Poso Creek Phase III Underground Injection Control Project 566-09-021
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Document Description
E&B Natural Resources Management Corporation (E&B) applied to the Department of Conservation, Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) to amend an existing Class II Underground Injection Control (UIC) Project Approval Letter (PAL) to merge their steam flood production (UIC Project No. 566-09-021) and cyclic steam production (UIC Project 566-09-040) (Project) activities at the Poso Creek Oil Field. The proposed project consists of 62 new wells, as part of the third phase of expansion of existing operations in the Poso Creek Oil Field (Phase III). The proposed project area under Phase III would be geographically contiguous to previously approved project areas (Phase I approved in 2013 and Phase II approved in 2018). If approved, CalGEM will amend the PAL for UIC project 566-09-021, and render the PAL for UIC Project 566-09-040 obsolete. All previously approved injection activity under Phase I and Phase II expansion will be covered by this amended PAL. The impacts of this project area are addressed in this Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND).

Contact Information

Name
Ray Mullins
Agency Name
California Department of Conservation
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Ted Cordova
Agency Name
E&B Natural Resources Management Corporation
Job Title
Vice-President, Public and Government Affairs
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Name
Megan Schwartz
Agency Name
Catalyst Environmental Solutions Corporation
Job Title
Director, Regulatory Compliance and Permitting
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Regions
Southern California, Unincorporated
State Highways
State Highway 65
Waterways
Poso Creek
Township
T 27S
Range
R 27E
Section
Sec 32

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Other (Oil and Gas Wells)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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