Development Wells At Salt Wells Area (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2009)

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Exploration Activity: Development Wells At Salt Wells Area (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2009)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Salt Wells Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Development Drilling
Activity Date 2005 - 2005

Usefulness useful
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
AMP Resources, LLC drilled one of the first operating wells, Industrial Production Well PW-2, in the spring of 2005 under geothermal project area permit #568.
 
Notes
The well was completed to a depth of 143.6 m and a peak temperature of 145°C, as indicated by static temperature surveys. Wellhead temperatures at PW-2 were 140°C at a flow rate of 157.7 liters per minute, and no drawdown was detected after 46 hours of continuous discharge.

 
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