Monday turned into an oil industry love fest.
Kern County’s plan to streamline oil and gas permitting here got a sea of support Monday at a joint workshop before the Kern County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission.
One or two points of dissatisfaction expressed hinted at what is expected to come next — a very public showdown over the plan between the agricultural industry and oil and gas producers.
But Monday was all about the petroleum sector.
Oil and gas leaders, workers and supporters, wearing grey stickers with the tag line “I am