Phase V Conditional Use Permit (DRC2012-00035) - Request by Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP) for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for the expansion of an existing oil field that will include the following elements: addition of 11 new well pads and modification of 38 existing pads to provide for up to 350 new oil wells; installation of additional production and steam lines to the new wells; expansion of existing electrical power system; replacement of existing pipe bridge and installation of new pipe bridge over Pismo Creek; and replacement of existing office trailers with larger office facilities. This expansion is expected to increase daily oil production from the currently approved 5,000 barrels to 9,000 barrels. No hydraulic fracturing is proposed. The project is located on both sides of Price Canyon Road, extending approximately one mile to the north and south of Ormonde Road, northeast of the City of Pismo Beach, in the San Luis Bay (inland) planning area. The Project Status Update document below provides a brief history and status of the project. Please contact John McKenzie, the County Project Manager, at (805) 781-5452 for additional information.