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Locating Uncharted Oil and Gas Wells: State-of-the-art.
NTIS: PB 217 428 :9 pages
The Bureau of Mines has conducted a research program to systematize the art of locating uncharted and lost oil and gas wells that penetrate coal seams; this publication presents a preliminary summary of its findings. Although no method or combination of methods will guarantee finding all uncharted and abandoned wells in a particular area, at least 75 percent of such wells can be located by compiling and applying all information and using modern metal detectors.
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NTIS: PB 217 428