Legacy Wells Plug and Abandonment Engineering Consultant
The Commission has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), RFQ 2019-013, entitled “Legacy Wells Plug and Abandonment Engineering Consultant”. The purpose of this RFQ is to initiate the process by which the Commission will contract with a firm with the appropriate...
Oil Pipeline Company to Pay more than $60 Million to Settle 2015 Refugio Oil Spill
Santa Barbara, Calif. – State officials announce a comprehensive civil settlement with Plains All American Pipeline resolving natural resource damages, penalties and response costs associated with a crude oil spill near Santa Barbara in May 2015. The spill from an underground pipeline owned by the company caused injury to natural resources including birds, marine mammals, shoreline and subtidal habitats, and required beaches to close to be closed to the public.
Platform Holly & Piers 421 Decommissioning Update & Town Hall Meeting
The Commission will host a community Town Hall from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 7 at the Goleta City Hall regarding the plug and abandonment work at Platform Holly and Piers 421. We will also update the community about the upcoming CEQA process to remove two...
Terminated Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Summary
TerminationDate Lease Lessee Acres Staff Report Location 06/28/2019 4000 Carone 204 98 Santa Barbara Channel, Offshore Carpinteria 06/28/2019 7911 Carone 1,541 98 Carpinteria Offshore Oilfield, Southern portion of State Oil & Gas Lease 3150 06/28/2019 3133...
Quitclaimed Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Status Summary
Statusas of: Total Developedand Producing Developedand Non- Producing Undeveloped NumberQuitclaimed AverageProduction(barrels per day) QuitclaimedLeases NumberQuitclaimedto Date Jan 1965to Dec 1969 44 36 0 8 2 65,308 2198, 2205 2 Jan 1970to Dec 1974 58 38 2 18 3...
Final Abandonment of PRC 421-2 Well
The California State Lands Commission and its contractors will commence the final abandonment of the PRC 421-2 well on Haskell’s Beach on or about Thursday, August 29th. This is the site of the small oil discharge that occurred in late May.
Unified Command to oversee and monitor excavation into root cause of 421 Pier Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Unified CommandNews Release Contacts: Sheri Pemberton, CA State Lands PIO, 916.477.0691Steve Gonzalez, CA Fish and Wildlife PIO, 916.715.9072 Goleta, CA – The investigation has resumed into the cause of the May 28, 2019, 421 Pier Release,...
The State Lands Commission terminated three offshore oil and gas leases and a pipeline right of way lease
Sacramento, CA –The State Lands Commission terminated three offshore oil and gas leases and a pipeline right of way lease today. Over the past few years, the Commission has sought to compel Carone Petroleum Corporation and Signal Hill Services Inc., state lessees, to...
On June 27, the Commission will host a Town Hall in Goleta to update the community about the Platform Holly and Piers 421 decommissioning projects.
The purpose of the Town Hall is to update the community on the Commission’s efforts to plug and abandon the oil and gas wells at Holly and Piers 421 and to provide an update on the recent oil release at Piers 421. View Flyer
Crude oil release in Goleta
The San Diego Ocean Planning Partnership has released an interactive, user-friendly Web Mapping Application that is designed to help users better understand the dynamic ocean space and ocean-related data offshore San Diego County.