The Santa Barbara "rig line" and a humpback whale tail.
Megaptera novaeangliae tail flukes & oil platforms wide 2016 04-04 SB Channel-a-010
From 2016 04-04 SB Channel
Gray whale spouts with Santa Barbara coast in back
Eschrichtius robustus oil platforms & coast in back 2016 02-22 SB Channel-a-001
From 2016 02-22 SB Channel
Two gray whales with the mainland coast and Summerland oil platforms.
Eschrichtius robtustus & oil platforms 2016 02-21 SB Channel-021
From 2016 02-21 SB Channel
Gray whale tail with the Santa Barbara offshore oil platforms in back.
Eschrichtius robustus & oil platforms 2015 12-30 SB Channel-004
From 2015 12-30 SB Channel
Panorama of the seven offshore oil platforms - Santa Barbara
Offshore oil platforms rigline PANO 2015 11-18 SB Channel-002
From 2015 11-18 SB Channel
The trailing edge of a distant storm is shown with Anacapa and Santa Cruz Island along with Platform Charlie.
clouds oil platforms Sta Cruz Island 2015 10-28 SB Channel-005
From 2015 10-28 SB Channel
Twin humpback whale spouts and an offshore oil platform
Megaptera novaeangliae & oil platforms 2015 07-02 SB Channel-a-004
From 2015 07-02 SB Channel
Milky turquoise streaks in the water. Experts say it is a plankton bloom of coccolithophores. See microscopic analysis below.
milky turquoise water color & oil platforms 2015 06-05 SB Channel-a-003
From 2015 06-05 SB Channel
Brown pelicans and oil platforms
Pelecanus occidentalis crash diving oil platforms 2015 05-21 SB Channel-024
From 2015 05-21 SB Channel
Offshore oil platforms C, B and A are seen as a background to a spouting gray whale.
Eschrichtius robustus & oil platforms 2015 02-27 SB Coast- 216
From 2015 02-27 SB Coast
Offshore oil and gas platforms C, B A, and Hillhouse (from left to right)
Platforms C B A Hillhouse 2014 10-29 SB Channel-a-002
From 2014 10-29 SB Channel
Oil platform support boat, Jackie C - at work hauling equipment
vessel crew boat Jackie C carrying cargo from offshore platforms 2014 09-16 SB Channel-002
From 2014 09-16 SB Channel
Oil platforms (from front to back) Hillhouse, A, B, and C
Offshore oil platforms Hillhouse C B A 2014 08-07 SB Channel-011
From 2014 08-07 SB Channel
Humpback whale with offshore oil platforms in back.
Megaptera novaeangliae Platforms Henry Houchin Hogan in back 2014 08-07 SB Channel-a-016
Humpback whale on a calm ocean with oil platforms in the background
Megaptera novaeangliae & oil platforms 2014 07-19 SB Channel-a-007
From 2014 07-19 SB Channel
Workers on Platform A (left) and, in the background, Platform Hillhouse
Platforms A and Hillhouse 2007 10-13 SB Channel--001
From 2007 10-13 SB Channel
The offshore oil platform line up near Santa Barbara, CA.
Offshore oil platforms - Summerland - 2014 04-06 SB Channel-002
From 2014 04-06 SB Channel
Gas burn off Platform Hillhouse with Platforms C B A in back 2007 02-17 Santa Barbara--003
From 2007 02-17 SB Coast
Offshore oil platforms C, B, and A in the Santa Barbara Channel.
From 2013 11-29 SB Channel-East
Image 4 of 4 in a sequence - two humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) cruise around offshore oil platforms C, B, A and Hillhouse in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Image 1 of 4 in a sequence - two humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) cruise around offshore oil platforms C, B, A and Hillhouse in the Santa Barbara Channel.
From left to right we see offshore oil platforms Hillhouse, A, B and C.
From 2013 09-28 SB Channel East
Two giant humpback whales (Megaptera novaeanglia), one tail throwing, and the other very close to the boat underwater, are photographed by people on the Condor Express. The offshore oil platforms Henry, Houchin and Hogan are in the background
From 2013 09-14 SB Channel East
A mother humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) spouts as her calf swims alongside her with oil Platform C in the background.
From 2013 08-24 SB Channel
Megaptera novaeangliae surface lunge feeding ROPE oil platforms 2013 06-17 SB Channel-e-005
From 2013 06-17 SB Coast
Delphinus capensis & oil platforms 2013 06-12 SB Channel-c-001
From 2013 06-12 SB Channel
Two gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) spout with oil platforms in the back.
From 2013 04-02 SB Coast
Eschrichtius robustus & oil platforms 2013 01-12 SB Channel-001
From 2013 01-12 SB Channel
Platforms C B A Hillhouse with flames 2012 10-28 SB Channel-001
From 2012 10-28 SB Channel
The oil platforms off Carpenteria. From left to right: Platform B, A, and Hillhouse.
From 2012 10-20 SB Channel
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), oil rigs and the Santa Ynez mountains behind Santa Barbara.
From 2012 09-15 SB Channel
Platforms C B A Hillhouse 2012 03-03 SB Channel-b-003
From 2012 03-03 SB Channel
Oil platform in the fog.
From 2011 12-26 SB Channel
The oil platforms offshore (platforms B, A, Hillhouse, Henry and Hogan) are seen in the morning light.
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) tail flukes with three oil platforms in the back "Platforms B, A and Hillhouse" from left to right.
From 2011 03-19 SB Channel
Platforms Houchin and Hogan.
From 2011 03-11 SB Coast
Platforms C B A Hillhouse 2010 09-18 SB Channel - 001
From 2010 09-18 So Cal Bight All Day Audubon Trip
The "rig line," with Platforms C, B, A and Hillhouse all in a row.
From 2009 12-20 SB Channel
Oil Platforms C, B, A, and Hillhouse in the Santa Barbara Channel.
From 2008 12-28 Condor Express --> Orcas !
Orcinus orcas in the Santa Barbara Channel with oil platforms in background.
From 2008 12-21 Condor Express --> Orcas !