Slim Holes At Newberry Caldera Area (Combs, Et Al., 1999)
Exploration Activity: Slim Holes At Newberry Caldera Area (Combs, Et Al., 1999)
|Exploration Activity Details|
|Location||Newberry Caldera Area|
|Exploration Technique||Slim Holes|
Negotiations with California Energy Company, Incorporated (CECI), which owns leases in the Newberry KGRA led to an agreement for a cost-shared exploratory drilling project on CECI'Slease. In return for the cost-share, Sandia was to receive testing, production and cost data from the slhnholes and from the production wells drilled nearby, giving a direct comparison of productivity predicted from tests on the slimholes and that achieved by the actual production wells. Since locations, depths and lithology are also similar, there would also be a close comparison of drilling costs.
- Jim Combs, John T. Finger, Colin Goranson, Charles E. Hockox Jr., Ronald D. Jacobsen, Gene Polik (1999) Slimhole Handbook- Procedures And Recommendations For Slimhole Drilling And Testing In Geothermal Exploration