Oil Spill Near Santa Maria
By edhat staff
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to an oil spill near ERG Operating Company in Santa Maria on Friday.
At 11:45 am the fire department was notified of the spill on Bell Lease at 7320 Palmer Road. Crews responded to scene and confirmed 330 barrels of produced water with 4-5 barrels of oil had leaked.
The spill was contained to the pad area and was not affecting any waterways.
Oil and gas specialists are on the scene investigating the leak and initiating the cleanup.