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BMP ID: 6171
Title: Use single platform or drilling pad to drill multiple extended-reach wells
Text: Directional Drilling: Extended Reach Drilling: "In some situations, it is impractical or too expensive to drill wells from locations directly above the target formations. ... Another option involves using a single platform or drilling pad to drill multiple extended-reach wells in different directions or to different depths, thereby minimizing the number of surface well-pad facilities.
Source Publication Name: Drilling Waste Management Information System
Citation Section: Technology Descriptions: Fact Sheet - Drilling Practices That Minimize Generation of Drilling Wastes
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Usage Type: Recommended
Timing: • Drilling
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Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: Argonne National Laboratory
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Alternate Contact: National Energy Technology Laboratory
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Categories: Land Surface Disturbance
Location: General / Federal
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Date Entered: 2009-08-18 17:09 MST
Last Updated: 2009-09-24 10:13 MST

  

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