Chapter 5
Oil/Gas & Solid Minerals Management Guidelines

Summary of Oil & Gas Stipulations by Location
(
Coast, Valley, South Sierra)

 

Coast Management Area Oil/Gas Leasing

Name

Oil & Gas Stipulations

Surface & Minerals

ACEC

California Rocks & Islands

Cypress Muntain

Pint Sal (existing since 1984)

Salinas River

Tierra Redonda

 

Closed

LSU - Coast

Closed

Open

NSU



----

1,090

77

1,00/835

320/80

SMA

Frog Pond

Hopper Mountain

Huasna Peak

Irish hills

Rusty Peak



LSU - Coast

LSU - Protected Species

NSU

LSU - Coast

LSU - Coast



53

2,025/3,240

1,165

1,104/560

797/635

Other Areas

Areas outside of ACECs and SMAs and with known federally proposed and listed species

Fedral Candidate, State Listed, and Bureau-Sensitive Species

Military/National Security
 



LSU - Protected Specis



LSU - sensitive Species


LSU - Defense



1,375/8,260



2,500/3,500


69,700

Open - Standard Terms - 40,000 unleased and 2,800 leased acres

Open - Limited Surface Use - 21,000 unleased  and 16,000 leased

Open - No Surface Use 1,500

Closed - 100 acres

 

Valley Management Area Oil/Gas Leasing

Name

Oil & Gas Stipulations

Surface & Minerals

ACEC

Alkali Sink

Carrizo
(replaces 3 1984 ACEC´s


Chico Marinez
(formerly Reef Ridge

Goose Lake

Kettleman


Lokern

 

NSU

LSU - Protected Species
LSU - Sensitive Species
LSU - Raptor

LSU - Protected Species


NSU

LSU - Protected Species
LSU - Raptor

LSU - Protected Species
LSU - Sensitive Species



402

143,300/110,860



3,240/1,280


40

6,730/3,765


3,110/3,420

SMA

Bittercreek

Caliente National Wildlife
Cooperative Land & Mgmt Area

Temblor National Wildlife
Cooperative Land & Mgmt Area



Closed

Open


Open



960/4,840

Other Areas

Critical Condor Habitat

Military/National security

Bureau - Sensitive
 



LSU - Critical Habitat

LSU - Defense

LSU - Sensitive



50/250

16,000

55,100/29,300

Open - Standard Terms and Conditions - 18,000 acres

Open - Limited Surface Use - 212,000 unleased  and 136,000 leased acres

Open - No Surface Use - 200 acres

Closed - 5,800 discretionary acres

 

South Sierra Management Area Oil/Gas Leasing

Name

Oil & Gas Stipulations

Surface & Minerals

ACEC

Blue Ridge (existing)

Case Mountain
 

Horse Canyon

Piute Cypress (existing)

 

Closed

Closed - Geothermal
Open - Oil & Gas / Raptor

NSU

Closed



3,195/2,100

18,530


1,530/1,330

865/175

SMA

Deer Spring

Erskine Creek

Granite Cave

Keyesville

Ker 311

Walker Pass National Historic Landmark



Closed

Closed

NSU

Open

NSU

NSU



320

2,960/480

5

7,170/865

160

37

Other Areas

Military/National Security

Plants & Animals Proposed for Listing

Designated & Proposed Critical Habitat

Bureau - Sensitive
 



LSU - Defense

LSU - Protected Species


LSU - Critical Habitat


LSU - Sensitive



2,700

1,626/10,754


3,700/18,600


16,700/10,700

Open - Standard Terms - 234,700 unleased acres

Open - Limited Surface Use - 96,000 unleased

Open - No Surface Use - 3,000 acres

Closed - To Oil & Gas leasing- 10,100 discretionary acres

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