Rolling Hills of Santa Maria Valley Entrance to Project Site in Orcutt, California Santa Maria Valley wine grapes Orcutt Field Project Site Santa Maria Valley Deer Grazing at Casmalia, Calfornia Project Site

Rolling Hills of Santa Maria Valley

Entrance to Project Site in Orcutt, California

Santa Maria Valley wine grapes

Orcutt Field Project Site

Santa Maria Valley

Deer Grazing at Casmalia, Calfornia Project Site

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CONSERVING WATER RESOURCES

Santa Maria Energy does not rely on groundwater for its Orcutt Field diatomite operations. Treated wastewater from the Laguna County Sanitation District's wastewater reclamation plant is recycled for steam generation without affecting agricultural, commercial or industrial water resources in the Santa Maria Valley
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Community Partners

We take our responsibility seriously as stewards of our natural resources, committed to safely and securely meeting the energy demands of our community.
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Recent News

2013 Outstanding Lease

Third Award for Outstanding Lease Maintenance in four years.
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2013 Finalist

Nov 7, 2013

2013 West Coast Oil & Gas Awards Finalist.
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Industry Glance

$ Current Price of a Barrel of Oil
A Comparison of Daily Consumables
  • Crude Oil
    Ice Cream $9.12 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Gatorade $58.00 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    IBC Root Beer $5.33 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Ketchup $8.00 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Paint $24.98 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Super Glue $365 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Chanel Nail Polish $5,790 / gallon
  • Crude Oil
    Polo by Ralph Lauren $1,984 / gallon
vs
Crude Oil
Crude Oil $2.42 / gallon
*based on recent 2014 consumer price indices.