Articles Tagged With ‘Oil Drilling’

Bakersfield man trying to drill for oil near Huasna Valley

A Bakersfield man is attempting to get approval from San Luis Obispo County to drill for oil near Huasna Valley, less than two years after oil company Excelaron lost its bid to do so nearby. [Tribune] Dero Parker, owner of... (Continue reading)

News of offshore fracking upsets lawmakers

Two California senators have told the California Coastal Commission that the practice of offshore tracking, which only recently has come to light, is “cause for grave concern.” Offshore hydraulic fracturing — a method of extracting oil and natural gas —... (Continue reading)

Oil drilling threat stirs Santa Maria angst

An 890-acre parcel in Santa Maria is being eyed by an oil company for possible drilling, but an official of Amrich Energy says no plans are on the immediate horizon. (Santa Maria Times) The so-called Area 9 is part of... (Continue reading)

Air Force considering tapping oil offshore from Vandenberg

The U.S. Air Force is considering leasing portions of Vandenberg Air Force Base to private oil companies for extraction of offshore oil and gas with land-based drills. [LATimes] If approved, it will be the first new offshore lease in state... (Continue reading)