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Title: Testing for Controlled Rapid Pressurization

Borehole W1 is a NQ core hole drilled at our test site in Socorro. The rock is rhyolite. Borehole W1 which was used to test gas-gas explosive mixtures is 55 feet deep with casing (pinkish in the drawing) set to 35 feet. The model is a representation of the borehole and the holes we cored around the central borehole after the test. The brown colored core holes showed dye when we filled W1 with water and slightly pressurized it. This indicates there was some path between W1 and the colored core hole. The core holes are shown to their TD in the drawing. The green plane is a fracture plane which we believe is the result of the explosions of the gas mixture in W1. Data resource is a 2D .pdf Solid Works Drawing of borehole w-1
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
457
DOE Contract Number:
FY14 AOP 1.1.0.18
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; Sandia National Laboratories
Collaborations:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy; geothermal; Pressurization; EGS; Gas-Gas; Socorro test site; rhyolite; Gas-Gas Pressurization
OSTI Identifier:
1261929

Steven Knudsen. Testing for Controlled Rapid Pressurization. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.15121/1261929.
Steven Knudsen. Testing for Controlled Rapid Pressurization. United States. doi:10.15121/1261929.
Steven Knudsen. 2014. "Testing for Controlled Rapid Pressurization". United States. doi:10.15121/1261929. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1261929.
@misc{osti_1261929,
title = {Testing for Controlled Rapid Pressurization},
author = {Steven Knudsen},
abstractNote = {Borehole W1 is a NQ core hole drilled at our test site in Socorro. The rock is rhyolite. Borehole W1 which was used to test gas-gas explosive mixtures is 55 feet deep with casing (pinkish in the drawing) set to 35 feet. The model is a representation of the borehole and the holes we cored around the central borehole after the test. The brown colored core holes showed dye when we filled W1 with water and slightly pressurized it. This indicates there was some path between W1 and the colored core hole. The core holes are shown to their TD in the drawing. The green plane is a fracture plane which we believe is the result of the explosions of the gas mixture in W1. Data resource is a 2D .pdf Solid Works Drawing of borehole w-1},
doi = {10.15121/1261929},
year = {2014},
month = {9} }
  1. The Geothermal Data Repository (GDR) is the submission point for all data collected from researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office (DOE GTO). The DOE GTO is providing access to its geothermal project information through the GDR. The GDR is powered by OpenEI, an energy information portal sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
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