Greka in the News

Greka Cries Eco-Terrorism, County Beefs Up Oil Regulations

Looking to counter hours of damning testimony about their oil operations from county, state, and federal agencies at the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors meeting this week, a spokesperson for Greka Energy attributed a recent rash of large-scale spills to "intentional human conduct." Read story.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Supes to Hear Greka Report at January 15 Meeting

The County Fire spokesman notes the total cost of Greka mishaps. Read story.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Hearing Examines Greka Woes

Oil company spokesman says sabotage caused spills. Read story.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

No Really, Greka Spills Again

Another major oil spill into a creek, this time on the Firestone Vineyard. Read story.

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Greka Faces Review at Special Hearing

With two criminal convictions, more than 250 environmental violations, and numerous spills, Greka Oil has become Santa Barbara's favorite oil company to hate. Read story.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Another Spill At Greka

Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a call from an on-scene state Fish and Game officer concerning a natural gas leak and a small crude oil spill at a Greka facility. Read story.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Another Greka Leak

Santa Maria facility suffers another slip-up. Read story.

Monday, December 24, 2007

Greka Spills Again

California Department of Fish and Game officials on 12/7 upped the initial estimates of the crude oil spill at northern Santa Barbara County's Greka Oil facility into a nearby creek to 44,730 gallons of crude Read story.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Greka Spills Oil Again

Three separate incidents pour gallons of crude oil into North County creek. Read story.

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Greka Closed to Clean Three Spills

After three spills, Greka Energy's Santa Maria facility was closed to allow cleanup and compliance with regulations. Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
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