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Venoco misses interest payment, looks to restructure debt

By   /  Wednesday, February 17th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Venoco misses interest payment, looks to restructure debt

Venoco is looking to restructure its debt as the Refugio oil spill fallout and oil market decline has hindered operations. The Denver-based oil producer that has offices in Carpinteria has chosen not to make the $13.7 million semi-annual interest payment due Feb. 16 on its 8.875 percent senior unsecured notes as the company considers its Read More →

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Crude-by-rail plan spurs legal debate

By   /  Friday, February 12th, 2016  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Crude-by-rail plan spurs legal debate

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Central Coast wineries get their electricity from solar arrays

By   /  Friday, February 5th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Central Coast wineries get their electricity from solar arrays

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Low gas prices great for consumers but not necessarily for the economy

By   /  Friday, February 5th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Low gas prices great for consumers but not necessarily for the economy

At close to $33 per barrel, crude oil has dropped more than 60 percent since June 2014 — which is great for our economy because it significantly reduces the average price of gas and heating oil. Regular gasoline now averages $2 per gallon nationally. This translates to cheaper costs to transport goods and run your Read More →

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Phillips 66 proposes fewer trains for rail expansion at Santa Maria refinery

By   /  Thursday, February 4th, 2016  /  Central Coast, Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Phillips 66 proposes fewer trains for rail expansion at Santa Maria refinery

Phillips 66 is now proposing to run fewer trains for its rail expansion project at its Santa Maria refinery in an attempt to allay the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission’s environmental concerns. For its original five weekly trains proposal, county staff noted 11 significant and unavoidable environmental impacts associated with the increased operations at Read More →

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Santa Barbara County OKs ExxonMobil’s emergency permit to truck oil

By   /  Monday, February 1st, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara County OKs ExxonMobil’s emergency permit to truck oil

The county of Santa Barbara has approved ExxonMobil’s emergency permit to truck oil. Exxon plans to transport 425,000 barrels of oil currently sitting in two tanks at its Las Flores Canyon storage facility to destinations up to 140 miles north on Highway 101. Trucking to empty the tanks is expected to take three to six Read More →

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Oxnard power plant decision delayed

By   /  Friday, January 29th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Oxnard power plant decision delayed

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