Occidental Petroleum

Occidental Petroleum

Taft, CA

  • Project area: Tank Farm Processing area in Elk Hills Facility
  • Regulatory agencies: CEQA regulations enforced by CDFG and USFWS.
  • Incidents: None

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Problem: Water used for the oil well drilling process is reclaimed in HDPE lined ponds then separated from the sludge for reuse. Regulatory compliance to wildlife protection needed to operate facility.
Solution: Installation of cable grid and netting system to prevent birds and other wildlife from gaining entrance to the HDPE lined pond.
Result: Client areas cleared from wildlife entry risk and brought in to compliance with regulations for future unhindered operations.