Today’s Top Story:
California Resources Corporation has withdrawn its application for a massive oil drilling project in Carson, a decision welcomed by activists and residents who had fought the project for years. The project, first proposed in 2012, included the drilling of more than 200 wells in northern Carson near the Cal State Dominguez Hills campus and a number of homes. (Los Angeles Times, Reuters)
Massive oil drilling project in Carson is dropped
Los Angeles Times
A former subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum says it’s pulling the plug on a massive oil drilling project in Carson, a decision welcomed by activists and residents who had fought the project for years.
California Resources Corp pulls plug on oil drilling project
California Resources Corp on Monday said it would no longer seek approval for a large oil drilling project in Carson, California, due to low crude prices.
California Resources Drops Massive Carson Oil Drilling Plan
Los Angeles Business Journal
California Resources Corp. announced Monday that it has dropped plans for a major drilling project in Carson because of low oil prices. The Westwood oil giant, recently spun off from Occidental Petroleum Corp. of Houston, said in a statement that it has withdrawn its application to the city of Carson for its proposal to drill up to 200 wells in the northeast corner of the city, near California State University Dominguez Hills.
California Oil Company Withdraws Drilling Proposal In Carson
CBS Los Angeles
A California oil company announced Monday that it is canceling plans to drill up to 200 new wells in Carson. The California Resource Corp., formerly known as the Occidental Petroleum Corp., said it’s backing off the proposed project.
Low crude prices prompt withdrawal of Carson oil-drilling project
A 200-well oil and gas-drilling project planned for Carson’s Dominguez Oil Field has been scrapped in the face of declining crude values and a recent boom in domestic production, officials announced Monday.
Oil company drops bid to drill 200 new wells in Carson
My News LA
Westwood-based oil company California Resources Corp. announced Monday it was dropping a much-debated proposal to drill about 200 new wells in Carson, to the delight of residents and environmental activists who have been fighting the project.
Lawmaker sees ‘unacceptable hazards’ in Calif. oil train plan ($)
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) said she was “very concerned” about a Phillips 66 plan that would bring oil trains through central California, according to a letter addressed to San Jose Council member Ash Kalra.