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Title: Alpine 1/Federal: Executive summary final report

Abstract

This summary report overviews a State of Arizona and US Department of Energy funded drilling project to determine if near-term hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal potential exists in the eastern portion of the White Mountains region of Arizona. A 4,505 feet deep slim-hole exploratory well, Alpine1/Federal, was drilled within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest at Alpine Divide near the Alpine Divide camp ground about 5 miles north of Alpine, Arizona in Apache County (Figure 1). A comprehensive technical report, in two parts, details the results of the project. Part 1, Alpin1/Federal, Drilling Report discusses the drilling operations, logging program, permitting and site selection for the hole. Part 2, Temperature Gradients, Geothermal Potential, and Geology, summarizes the temperature gradients, heat flow, geothermal potential, and subsurface geology.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM (United States). Southwest Technology Development Inst.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Arizona Energy Office, Phoenix, AZ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10178167
Report Number(s):
DOE/AL/73394-T1-Exec.Summ.
ON: DE94017948; BR: AM1002000
DOE Contract Number:
FG04-91AL73394
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Apr 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; ARIZONA; PROGRESS REPORT; Geothermal Legacy; 150303; EXPLORATORY DRILLING AND WELL LOGGING

Citation Formats

Witcher, J.C. Alpine 1/Federal: Executive summary final report. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10178167.
Witcher, J.C. Alpine 1/Federal: Executive summary final report. United States. doi:10.2172/10178167.
Witcher, J.C. 1994. "Alpine 1/Federal: Executive summary final report". United States. doi:10.2172/10178167. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10178167.
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