Items Tagged with 'angeles'


Court Puts More Curbs on Los Angeles Urban Drill Site

An idle and already troubled urban oil drilling site in the shadow of downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday was hit with a permanent injunction by a California Superior Court judge that will keep it shut down until the operator, Allenco Energy Co., installs a health and safety monitoring system at the two-acre site. Read More

Urban Oil/Gas Drilling Foes Hit the Streets in Los Angeles

With a three-month-old natural gas storage well leak dominating local news, urban Los Angeles residents opposed to oil/gas drilling activity in their neighborhoods are back in protest mode, demanding more attention from the city's planning department regarding a longstanding Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Co. oil well site. Read More

Another SoCal Urban Drill Site Faces Community Protest

Residents and college students in a blue collar neighborhood just south of downtown Los Angeles and near the University of Southern California (USC) campus have targeted a well site in the Las Cienegas oilfield after operator Freeport-McMoRan began maintenance acidizing at the two-acre urban site. Read More