TITLE

Less plugged than they thought

AUTHOR(S)
Koch, George
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/30/95, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that alarms are being raised by some ranchers on gas-prone lands in east-central Alberta, in the wake of recent studies showing that some 4,000 gas and oil wells in the Wainwright-Lloydminster area of Alberta and Saskatchewan are leaking methane. How much plugging the wells could cost; Discussion of gas migration.
ACCESSION #
9502227642

 

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