Oil & Gas Information

The Carpinteria area has a long history with the oil and gas industry. The City of Carpinteria provides regulatory oversight and permit compliance for existing oil and gas facilities. In addition, the City’s Community Development Department provides planning, development review, permit issuance, and permit compliance for any potential oil and gas projects.

Emergency Contact Information

In the event of an emergency DIAL 9-1-1

Report Unidentified Odors

If you detect an unidentified odor of concern, please call any of the following numbers:

Carpinteria Fire District (805) 684-4591
Air Pollution Control District (805) 961-8800
Venoco 1-888-836-6261
Gas Company 1-800-427-2200

Report Oil Spil In Ocean Or Creek

State Office of Spill Prevention and Response
To report a spill call:
1-800-852-7550 or 1-800-OILS-911
Office of Spill Prevention and Response (ca.gov)

City of Carpinteria
Erin Maker, Environmental Coordinator
(805) 684-5405  Ext. 415

Oil/Gas Project Emergency Info

City of Carpinteria
(805) 684-5405

To get information on all emergencies please register at Nixle (www.nixle.com)

Check Carpinteria City Television – Channel 21

Offshore Oil & Gas Project Info

City of Carpinteria Community Development Office
Steve Goggia, Community Development Director
(805) 755-4414

Santa Barbara County Planning & Development Energy Division
John Zorovich, Division Manager
Email Address: jzoro@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Carpinteria Operations

A description of the Venoco Carpinteria Processing Facility and proposed Paredon Project.