Importance of bore-hole records and capping of gas wells

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  • Boring -- Canada.,
  • Gas wells -- Canada.

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Statementby W.J. Dick.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82876
ContributionsCanada. Commission of Conservation. Committee on Minerals.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.)
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18739074M
ISBN 100665828764

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discontinue the use of a well or borehole or to leave the well or borehole in such a state of disrepair that to use it would be impracticable, may result in contamination of groundwater or may otherwise pose a hazard to the health or safety of the general public.

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The well is then developed using a treadle pump. Despite the complete lack of shade the crew are undeterred by the immense heat of the sun and move on to drill their second well for the day.

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