Geothermal Resource Well

A gas or oil well drilled within the established limits of a designated geothermal field. (A) A geopressured geothermal oil or gas well must be completed within a geopressured aquifer.
(B) A geopressured aquifer is a water-bearing zone with a pressure gradient in excess of 0.5 pounds per square inch per foot and a temperature gradient in excess of 1.6o F per 100 feet of depth.

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