Resources

  • CFROG's Facebook page is here.
  • To view information about local oil and gas issues, log on to VC In Focus.
  • The California Department of Conservation is responsible for strengthening and improving the state's oversight of oil and gas production; Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources: DOGGR home page.
  • To view areas where oil wells have been drilled and review well records and production levels, log on to the DOGGR interactive mapping site.
  • Ventura River Watershed Council has an excellent series of watershed maps here.
  • To view the Feb. 12, 2013, hearing of the state Senate Joint Natural Resources and Environmental Quality Committees, click here. Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett’s comments start at 3:22:39.
  • FracFocus is a website managed by the Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. This site lists some fracked wells that a few energy companies have voluntarily disclosed. To view wells in the Ventura County area that have been listed, visit the site.
  • Here is the discussion of fracking during the December 11, 2012 meeting of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors; scroll to Item #55 (page 13) on the Agenda to review details and recommendations.
  • Here is the Forest Service's "Forests to Faucets" interactive map, "an education tool to illustrate the link between forests and the provision of surface drinking water—a key watershed-based ecosystem service."
  • To download a report by the University of Southern California Global Energy Network and The Communications Institute, and funded in part by the Western States Petroleum Association, “Powering California: The Monterey Shale and California’s Economic Future,” click here.
  • To review supporting materials from a 2013 presentation by Ventura County Staff and the State Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources regarding fracking in Ventura County click here.
  • To review a report by the Wheeler Institute for Water Law and Policy, UC Berkeley Center for Law, Energy and the Environment,  "Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective," click here.