Price Canyon Field has 560 oil wells and pumps 19 million barrels of oil a day. The company Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas has plans to expand oil production by 481 new oil and waste injection wells. Oil operations remove 500,000,000 gallons of water from SLO county aquifers every year.
Cat Canyon Oil Field is a field 10 miles east of Santa Barbara. They operate 760 oil wells.
Trump’s Bureau of Land Management released their draft plan for new oil and gas leasing on public lands in most of the Central Coast and Central Valley. They intend to reopen more than a million acres of public land and mineral estate to fracking and drilling – a disaster for our climate and health.
The comment period for the draft plan opened on April 26 and runs through June 10. There will be three public meetings, and one of these will be in San Luis Obispo. It’s on us to say NO to drilling and fracking in the name of our health, wildlife and climate.
A rally and comment period will be held on May 22nd from 5pm-8.
The Texas company All American Plains Pipeline is planning to rebuild 125 mile pipeline from Santa Barbara offshore oil to the oil refinery in Arroyo Grande.