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Title: Geothermal Exploratory-Well Project: city of Alamosa, Colorado. Final report, September 1980-April 1983

Abstract

The Geothermal Exploratory Well Project for the City of Alamosa, Colorado is summarized. In September, 1980, the City of Alamosa made application to the US Department of Energy for a program which, in essence, provided for the Department of Energy to insure that the City would not risk more than 10% of the total cost in the well if the well was a failure. If the well was a complete success, such as 650 gpm and 230/sup 0/F temperature, the City was responsible for 80% of the costs for drilling the well and there would be no further obligation from the Department of Energy. The well was drilled in November and early December, 1981, and remedial work was done in May and June 1982. The total drilled depth was 7118 ft. The well was cased to 4182 ft., with a slotted liner to 6084 ft. The maximum down hole temperature recorded was 190/sup 0/F at 6294 ft. Testing immediately following the remedial work indicated the well had virtually no potential to produce water.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Services, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6322238
Report Number(s):
DOE/ID/12259-T1
ON: DE83012492
DOE Contract Number:
FC07-81ID12259
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL WELLS; TESTING; WELL DRILLING; EXPLORATORY WELLS; FAILURES; FLOW RATE; WELL CASINGS; WELL TEMPERATURE; DRILLING; RESERVOIR TEMPERATURE; WELLS; Geothermal Legacy; 150303* - Geothermal Exploration & Exploration Technology- Exploratory Drilling & Well Logging

Citation Formats

Phetteplace, D.R., and Kunze, J.F. Geothermal Exploratory-Well Project: city of Alamosa, Colorado. Final report, September 1980-April 1983. United States: N. p., 1983. Web. doi:10.2172/6322238.
Phetteplace, D.R., & Kunze, J.F. Geothermal Exploratory-Well Project: city of Alamosa, Colorado. Final report, September 1980-April 1983. United States. doi:10.2172/6322238.
Phetteplace, D.R., and Kunze, J.F. Sat . "Geothermal Exploratory-Well Project: city of Alamosa, Colorado. Final report, September 1980-April 1983". United States. doi:10.2172/6322238. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6322238.
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title = {Geothermal Exploratory-Well Project: city of Alamosa, Colorado. Final report, September 1980-April 1983},
author = {Phetteplace, D.R. and Kunze, J.F.},
abstractNote = {The Geothermal Exploratory Well Project for the City of Alamosa, Colorado is summarized. In September, 1980, the City of Alamosa made application to the US Department of Energy for a program which, in essence, provided for the Department of Energy to insure that the City would not risk more than 10% of the total cost in the well if the well was a failure. If the well was a complete success, such as 650 gpm and 230/sup 0/F temperature, the City was responsible for 80% of the costs for drilling the well and there would be no further obligation from the Department of Energy. The well was drilled in November and early December, 1981, and remedial work was done in May and June 1982. The total drilled depth was 7118 ft. The well was cased to 4182 ft., with a slotted liner to 6084 ft. The maximum down hole temperature recorded was 190/sup 0/F at 6294 ft. Testing immediately following the remedial work indicated the well had virtually no potential to produce water.},
doi = {10.2172/6322238},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1983},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1983}
}

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