Notice of Public Review and Request for Comments

Draft Federal Part 70 Permits for Pacific Coast Energy Company LP, Pacific Coast Energy Company – Orcutt Hill Stationary Source

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (District) has issued sixteen (16) draft federal Part 70 permits for the Pacific Coast Energy Company – Orcutt Hill Stationary Source.

Pacific Coast Energy Company – Orcutt Hill Stationary Source is located approximately 2.5 miles south of the city of Orcutt in the Orcutt Oil Field in Santa Barbara County. The source consists of multiple oil and gas leases and the associated equipment necessary to process the oil and gas produced from the wells located at these leases.


The Pacific Coast Energy Company – Orcutt Hill Stationary Source project currently has sixteen combined District and Part 70 permits that are enforceable by the public, the District, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). This action is the renewal of these permits. Once issued by the District, the renewed permits will be valid for three years. No changes to facility operations or emission increases will occur as a result of this action.

Draft Permits and Application

Squires Lease
Pinal Lease
Hartnell Lease
Rice Ranch Lease
California Coast Lease
Fox Lease
Dome Lease
Folsom Lease
Hobbs Lease
Graciosa Lease
Getty Hobbs Lease
Newlove Lease – Non Thermal
Newlove Lease – Diatomite
Orcutt Hill Engines
Gas Station
Orcutt Hill Steam Generator
Compressor Plant

Public Comment Procedures

Copies of the permit application, the draft permits and support materials are available for review from April 29, 2018, to May 29, 2018, on the District website and at the following location:

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District
260 N. San Antonio Road, Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Only the federally enforceable conditions in Sections 9.A through 9.C of these permits are subject to public review. Comments on these sections should be submitted, in writing, to the District (Attn: Jim Menno). All comments must be received by May 29, 2018. Issues relevant to the Part 70 permits raised during the comment period will be addressed in writing by the District as part of the final permit issuance. For more information, please contact Jim Menno at (805) 614-6787 or [email protected]

The District will consider scheduling a hearing for public comments on the draft permits, if requested in writing, within two weeks after publication of this notice. To request a public hearing, please send correspondence to Dave Harris at the above address.

to be published April 29, 2018, SBNP