Aera Energy LLC wants to drill 141 oil and gas production wells and another 155 wells for steam injection, observation, water injection and both nonpotable and fresh water production at the East Cat Canyon Oil Field

Santa Barbara County recently released the draft environmental impact report on the proposed Aera East Cat Canyon Oil Field Redevelopment Project for public review and comment.

With the document now available, company officials are trying to dispel what they see as misconceptions and misinformation, and last week, one of Aera’s local representatives led a tour of the site.

Read more on the tour of the site, learn about the findings of the EIR and hear what Aera plans to do to protect the landscape and add to the environmental protections in the area on -

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