Exploratory Well At Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area (Petersen, 1975)

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Exploration Activity: Exploratory Well At Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area (Petersen, 1975)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Exploratory Well
Activity Date 1968 - 1968

Usefulness useful
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
Petersen, C.A. Masters Thesis at the University of Utah
 
Notes
In 1968, E.N. Davie drilled a few shallow holes in the vicinity of the main opal pit at the Roosevelt Hot Springs Geothermal Area. At a depth of 275 feet, steam blew the drilling equipment out of the hole and the uncontrolled discharge occurred for a six week duration.


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