Development Wells At Salt Wells Area (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2009)
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|
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.
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.
- Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (2009) Salt Wells, Eight Mile Flat