Statement On Santa Barbara Oil Spill

May 20, 2015

WSPA is monitoring the response to the May 19 crude oil pipeline leak in Santa Barbara County.  The emergency response incident command structure has been activated.  The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are coordinating the federal response effort and the California Department of Parks and Recreation and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are coordinating the state response.

As an industry, we are always concerned when accidents like this happen.  WSPA members strive to prevent any amount of spillage and have numerous programs and procedures...

Response To DOGGR Progress Report On UIC Program

May 18, 2015

Today’s announcement demonstrates the state regulators are making steady progress in the review of California’s injection wells – which serve as a crucial backbone in our state’s oil supply. Oil producers support this review process, which protects public health and enables a reliable domestic energy source, and will continue to provide the state with required data in timely manner.